In middle school, students begin to write fewer poems, plays, and short stories. The devaluation of creative writing in school rests largely on the assumption that creative writing is not critical writing. When students study poems, plays, novels, and short stories as critical texts, they are primed to write critically in those genres. Using an established work demonstrates to young writers how to create compelling arguments. For example, one student, frustrated with her initial attempt to write her response to a standardized writing test prompt in essay form, scrapped her first draft and successfully delivered her argument via a short dramatic play.
MSt in Creative Writing
Tips for an Effective Creative Writing Critique
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MA Creative and Critical Writing
Meet your lecturers, find out more about the course and view academic and social facilities at an open day. The MA in Creative and Critical Writing offers you the opportunity to focus on your passion for creative writing whilst engaging with the most up-to-date debates in critical theory. On the course, you will develop skills as a creative writer, reader and researcher, broadening your knowledge of the production and reception of literature under the supervision of qualified academics and award-winning authors. Our taught modules connect with and reflect on each other, fostering intellectual curiosity and inviting you to enhance your creative and critical writing skills both separately and as a blended form. In seminars and intensive writing workshops, you will develop your ideas, voice, listening skills, writing techniques and craft, honing practice through sharing and critiquing work in progress.
We all know the experience of getting an unhelpful critique, of feeling shut down and discouraged rather than pumped up to revise. What exactly gives you that feeling? How can you avoid giving it to someone else? Giving the right kind of critique takes some effort and thoughtfulness. And in doing so, you'll be developing both your critical thinking skills and your skills as a writer, too.