First person narrative in That Eye, the Sky 6: The bad event

Lesson
First person narrative in That Eye, the Sky 6: The bad event
9 pages
Purpose
Resolve the tension created in a sustained first person narrative.
Description
In this final lesson in for That Eye, the Sky, we model a passage in which the narrator arrives at the aftermath of a car accident. We explore how an accumulation of detail, history, image and metaphor create an emotionally resonant conclusion. The lesson ends in a portfolio piece, which could be a new piece of writing or a revision of the work created in the lesson.
Lesson type
Detailed practice
Genre / Topic
First person, Foreshadowing, Growing up