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Author Lewis, Catherine, 1956-
Title Thrice told tales : three mice full of writing advice / Catherine Lewis ; illustrated by Joost Swarte.
Pub Info New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2013.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 803 Lewis     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth - YA  YA 803 LEW     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 136 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 850L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 5.5 3 3 160449
Bibliog. Includes glossary.
Contents Story -- Plot -- Metafiction -- The lenses of psychic distance -- Immediacy -- Irony -- Red herring -- Suspension of disbelief -- Names -- Leitmotif -- Avant-Garde -- Cause and effect -- Stream of consciousness -- Legend -- Vocabulary and syntax -- Showing and telling -- Dialogue -- Interior monologue -- Setting -- Sentimentality -- Title -- Mechanics -- Transitions -- Foreshadowing -- Insertion -- Allegory -- Epigram -- fairy Tale -- Farce -- F__K -- Intertextuality -- Keyboard digression -- Picaro -- Sex in the story -- Revision -- Translation -- Style -- Premise -- Flashback -- Coincidence -- Formula -- Cliché -- Sentence diagram -- Hero (not) -- Description -- Repetition -- Prologue -- Unreliable narrators -- Simile, Metaphor, and Conceit -- Frame story -- Detail -- Dialect, Ain't it? -- Epistolary novel -- Diction -- Symbolism -- Point of view -- Beginning -- Suspense -- Stereotype -- Exposition -- Research -- Deus ex machina -- Character -- Pathetic fallacy -- Bildungsroman -- Denouement -- Fable -- Parable -- Myth -- Mise-en-Sĉènr -- Roman à Clef -- Ambiguity -- Verisimilitude -- Catharsis -- Allusion -- Archetype -- Oxymoron -- Structure -- Tale -- Short short story -- Character -- Character presentation (indirect method) -- Character presentation (direct method) -- Narrator -- Subplot -- Grotesque -- Science fiction -- Humors -- Tragedy -- Epilogue -- Tour de Force -- Introduction, preface, foreword -- Appendix.
Summary Depicts three not-so-helpless blind mice who demystify useful literary elements, sharing lighthearted language secrets and absurdist rules that include coverage of the differences between bildungsroman, epigram, and epistolary.
Subject Literature -- Terminology.
Authorship.
English language -- Terms and phrases.
Literature -- Terminology.
Authorship.
Genre Young adult non-fic.
Add Author Swarte, Joost, 1947-
Note Title on jacket cover: once, twice, thrice told tales
Alt Title Three mice full of writing advice
ISBN 9781416957843
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