Category Archives: Language Arts

Literary Points of View—Part 3
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In Part 1, I explained the meaning of the term literary of point of view (POV) and observed that every character in a literary work must have one. To see Part 1 now, click here. In Part 2,  I introduced … Continue reading

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Yogi Berra the Malaprop Man
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Electricka and her Muses are thinking about adding a feature about Yogi Berra to her web site. If by chance you’re one of the few who don’t know who he is, we’ll tell you. Berra is widely regarded as one … Continue reading

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Sayings of the Day
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“I’ll give you the figures you asked for in round numbers,” she said. Ever read an expression like this in a story of hear it on a soap opera? When you did, did you wonder what she was talking about? … Continue reading

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Zoot
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 Are you in the groove? Can you “dig a zoot suit with a reet pleat and a drape shape and a stuff cuff to look sharp enough to see your Sunday gal?” Know what a zoot suit is and what … Continue reading

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Hard is Hard…to Define
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Did you ever try to define hard, medium, and easy? If not, you may be surprised at how hard it is. It’s hard to define what hard, medium and easy mean. It’s even harder to decide whether something is hard, … Continue reading

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Saying of the Day
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Here’s a saying in the form of a question that you might want to be reminded of: What is it you keep after you give it to someone else? Answer: A promise. Electricka offers a new saying every day. See … Continue reading

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