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GCSE English - Creative Writing

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GCSE English Mind Map on GCSE English - Creative Writing, created by brown2014holly on 11/01/2015.
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GCSE English - Creative Writing
  1. Language Techniques
    1. Basics
      1. Metaphor
        1. Rhetorical Questions
          1. Elipses
            1. Similie
              1. Punctuation
                1. Alliteration
                  1. Ambitious Vocabulary
                    1. Sagacious
                      1. Parsimonious
                        1. Mendatious
                        2. Personification
                          1. 1st, 2nd, 3rd person
                            1. Paragraphs
                              1. Good Grammar
                                1. Verbs
                                2. Advanced
                                  1. Juxtaposition
                                    1. Semantic Field
                                      1. Create a compelling 'hook'
                                        1. Show don't tell
                                          1. Craft - endings are most important
                                            1. Hint, suggest + imply
                                              1. Surprise + Shock the reader
                                                1. Deal with the 'innerlife' of characters
                                                  1. Imagery
                                                    1. Sparse the essential dialogue
                                                      1. Constantly edit + draft
                                                        1. Make there be some type of message, purpose or point of the writing
                                                      2. Structure
                                                        1. Entirety
                                                          1. Macro
                                                            1. Obvious + Cliche
                                                              1. Try to avoid obvious ideas
                                                              2. Overview
                                                              3. Mirco
                                                                1. Interesting + Different
                                                                  1. Important significant detail
                                                                  2. Nano
                                                                    1. Original
                                                                      1. Zoom even further
                                                                    2. Questions
                                                                      1. Who?
                                                                        1. What?
                                                                          1. When?
                                                                            1. Where?
                                                                              1. Why?
                                                                                1. How?
                                                                                2. Vary Paragraphs
                                                                                  1. Think in paragraphs
                                                                                  2. Give
                                                                                    1. Purpose
                                                                                      1. Direction
                                                                                        1. Destination
                                                                                          1. Content
                                                                                            1. needs significance, feelings and thoughts
                                                                                          2. Re-writing + Editing
                                                                                            1. Order
                                                                                              1. 1. Expostition
                                                                                                1. 2. Complication
                                                                                                  1. 3. Climax
                                                                                                    1. 4. Resolution
                                                                                                      1. A soloution for the complication is produced
                                                                                                      2. The point where suspense is highest and matters are most thretening
                                                                                                      3. Lives of characters become complicated
                                                                                                      4. Intorduces characters and starts the action
                                                                                                      5. Start
                                                                                                        1. Middle
                                                                                                          1. Problem
                                                                                                            1. Ending
                                                                                                    2. Narrative
                                                                                                      1. Problem to Soloution
                                                                                                          1. An example is in cinderella, an example would be the 'Free vs inslaved' and the solution would be the free (prince) marrying the inslaved (cinderella)
                                                                                                          2. Binary Opposites
                                                                                                            1. Life vs Death
                                                                                                              1. Good vs Evil
                                                                                                                1. Light vs Dark
                                                                                                                  1. Youth vs Old
                                                                                                                    1. Male vs Female
                                                                                                                  2. Development
                                                                                                                    1. Improvement
                                                                                                                      1. Ideas
                                                                                                                        1. Vocabulary
                                                                                                                        2. Describe
                                                                                                                          1. People + Character
                                                                                                                            1. Smell
                                                                                                                              1. Sight
                                                                                                                                1. Touch
                                                                                                                                  1. Sound
                                                                                                                                    1. Taste
                                                                                                                                      1. Thoughts +Feelings
                                                                                                                                        1. eg. angry, guilty, upset
                                                                                                                                    2. Storys
                                                                                                                                      1. Opening
                                                                                                                                        1. WAGOLL - What a good one looks like
                                                                                                                                          1. Be 'hooked' from the start
                                                                                                                                            1. be metaphorical not literal
                                                                                                                                              1. use inference
                                                                                                                                                1. open with comedy (if appropriate)
                                                                                                                                                  1. action is a must
                                                                                                                                                    1. put a link in for the end
                                                                                                                                                      1. less can be more
                                                                                                                                                      2. Ending
                                                                                                                                                        1. cliffhanger
                                                                                                                                                          1. moral or message
                                                                                                                                                            1. unexpected twist
                                                                                                                                                              1. open ending
                                                                                                                                                                1. happily-ever-after
                                                                                                                                                                  1. return to the beginning
                                                                                                                                                                    1. sense of finality
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