Top 10 Famous fairy TalesMay 6, 2015 – 10:07 am

Top 10 Famous fairy Tales

Wonders and invention … detail from an Arthur Rackham illustration for Arabian Nights. Consolatory fantasies or wise counsel? Materialist lies or emancipatory dreams? Popular trash or the fundamental structure of imaginative literature? Fairytales still provoke vigorous argument. Advocates point to the way they ignite the imagination and spark hopes of liberty. Detractors attack their suspect artistic quality and their damaging social and moral effects… TutoringByPhDs.com

Twisted fairy Tales poemsAugust 10, 2015 – 02:28 pm

Twisted fairy Tales poems

I feel like a princess locked in a tower. My Narcolepsy is my dragon guard. My weight loss is the lava moat that makes me cower more. My evil witch is merely my medicine, At first we didn’t see the harm, For it had a magic disguise to seem so beautiful. My poison apple of my story is this place I’m in. All those cute animals represent my friends. And now the magic mirror on the wall shows me their true form, As they reside in the dark. My fairy godmother…

Twisted fairy Tales Little MermaidJune 14, 2015 – 12:05 pm

Twisted fairy Tales Little Mermaid

I had my students in my “Uncovering fairy/folk/ghost stories class” create “fairy tales with a twist.” This one is by the talented Holly Lash. I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to comment and I will make sure that she sees it. How did this assignment help you (or not) value fairy tales ? This assignments made me see how hard it is to write a fairytale while sticking to the original tale. Your twist can’t be too out-there and has to make sense within…

Literature x j KennedyAugust 22, 2015 – 03:12 pm

Literature x j Kennedy

New York, NY – April 7, 2015 – Poets & Writers, the forty-five-year-old service organization for creative writers, announced today that X. J. Kennedy is the winner of the ninth annual Jackson Poetry Prize. The $50, prize is given each year to an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition. The award is among the most substantial given to an American poet, and is designed to provide what all poets need: time and encouragement…

Twisted fairy Tales GamesSeptember 21, 2015 – 01:41 pm

Twisted fairy Tales Games

By Image courtesy Zynga Zynga has today launched its latest Facebook game, Fairy Tale Twist. The free-to-play game transports players to a universe populated by the world’s most famous fairy tales, and challenges them to defeat the evil Rumpelstiltskin, who has placed a curse upon the land. Fairy Tale Twist is Zynga’s newest puzzle game, following in line behind titles like Bubble Safari. Here, players are asked to complete various match-three levels…

Twisted fairy Tales ToysAugust 28, 2015 – 03:01 pm

Twisted fairy Tales Toys

These fairytale updates are not your mama’s classics. With twists and turns—plus kickass heroines and swoonworthy romances—these eight modern takes breathe new life into old stories. by Sarah J. Maas Beauty And the Beast meets faeries! Huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods and, in retribution, is carried away by a monstrous creature. Turns out he’s Tamlin, one of the legendary, lethal fairies who once ruled the world. In close quarters, the two…

Tone in literature definitionJuly 20, 2015 – 11:49 am

Tone in literature definition

Steps Pay attention to diction. In speaking, diction refers to how words are pronounced. In literature, it refers to the words the author chooses to use, whether the words chosen are abstract or concrete, general or specific, and formal or informal. Abstract words are words that can t be perceived with the senses, while concrete words are words that can be perceived and measured. For instance, the word yellow is concrete, but the word pleasant…