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Precision In Language

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda

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Bethesda
4508 Walsh St
Btwn Wisconsin & West Avenues
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Virginia Hartman

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Learn the skills to identify precisely the right word to express your meaning, feeling, or subtext. We’ll look at examples in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, and discuss what makes an expression fresh rather than expected, where and how to find the mot juste (the exact, appropriate word), and why precision can succeed in getting your work noticed. 

Mine your bookshelves and come to class with one or two brief passages in which the author uses language with an evocative precision.

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School: The Writer's Center

The Writer's Center

In 1976, a group of literature enthusiasts led by Allan Lefcowitz, Barbara Lefcowitz, Jane Fox, Merrill Lefler, Ann McLaughlin, Richard Peabody, John Hill and others embarked on a mission to make an independent home for the literary arts in the D.C. area. A community where likeminded individuals could...

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