Group 3: Peer Reviews.
Group 3: stories returned, with corrections and provisional grades.
Distribute Group 4 stories.
Fiction Exercise 4: Travelling hopefully ...
(R. L. Stevenson)
James Joyce’s “Clay” is a fairytale, a parable, and a realistic story all rolled into one. It describes a character trying to make an appointment on time, then goes on to what happens to her after she arrives.
(maximum: one page – minimum: one paragraph)
- Imagine a character hurrying to get somewhere. Why? What do they hope to find there?
- Put three obstacles in their way – not insurmountable problems, but little things that threaten to derail their schedule. One is a person, one some kind of machine, and the third is … something else.
- Write a paragraph describing what they find when they reach their destination. Would it have been better if they’d never got there after all?
- Group 4: Peer Reviews