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Terza rima In poetry this form is known as terza rima, and also called "tercet form" or "three-line stanza form," which typically goes ABABCB, CDCDED, ... You can see a very famous example of terza rima in Dante's Divine Comedy, and in fact many claim the form was invented by him. Here's another example from "Acquainted With The ...


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The opening paragraph for the entire novel definitely ought to be something for which you are specifically aiming at bang-on and flavorful, leading into the setting that will start off the first action. But as a writer, I would not recommend that it is necessary to attempt something overly grand at the introduction of every chapter. Here are some guidelines ...


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Out of the two, I think vocabulary is easier to tackle. I used Vocabulary.com to actively learn new words and their meaning. Although, the site itself is good. I would recommend to either write down the words and their short meaning in a notebook or an excel table. The words you write should either be the words you found useful, or words that you might have ...


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Well, The sun shone, the grass grew, the waves crashed. It's odd advice from Chekov. The following are from Chekov's short story "The Witch": And the wind staggered like a drunkard. The snowdrifts were covered with a thin coating of ice; tears quivered on them and on the trees; I supposed he might be saying there's good and bad anthropomorphism.


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