Narratives of a different kind

One of the suggested options in Part 4 is digital texts, something not many have taken up.  I'm providing a link here to 'Tailspin,' a narrative I picked up from a course described on the MLA commons.  I think you might find it interesting and usable for 2 reasons: it deals with some intergenerational issues, particularly empathy, and it raises some very interesting provocations about the nature of narrative technique, particularly the linear versus the broken, and here the combination ...

Narrative voice and its attendent problems

There is no question that the identification and naming of particular narrative voices presents ongoing problems.  Even when a small group of classifications are used to help students, there are always voices that appear in a whole variety of works that often stump both teachers and students. I asked a teacher and examiner, Brian Chanen, who both teaches IB students and has done scholarly research in narrative technique, for some advice about how to approach this in a practical way with ...