Manipulation of Language

29 10 2012

Often writers use their choice of words to manipulate readers to feel a certain way about their topic.   Before Tuesday, find and post a concrete example of a an author using their language choices to influence the readers.





Background information on Truman Capote

25 10 2012

For Monday, read two of the articles from the following link: http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/c/truman_capote/index.html

On this page, there are links to various articles about Truman Capote-his life, career, legacy, etc.

Read two of the articles responding on the blog about what you read AND what you learned about Truman Capote.  Be sure to read this before Monday as this serves as background information for our reading of In Cold Blood.