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A Glossary of terms relating to Creative Writing


Shakespeare U174_1 Glossary

This glossary includes many key terms discussed in this unit that are relevant to the authoring and creative writing process.

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In medias res

Literally, ‘in the middle of things’. A story that begins ‘in the middle of the action’, without any form of introductory passage.

Interior monologue

The direct, unmediated thought processes of a particular character.