Scavenger Hunt 4.

Ernest Hemingway – http://www.fullposter.com/snippets.php?snippet=75 – Simple, straight forward, direct,

Hunter S. Thompson – http://books.simonandschuster.ca/Songs-of-the-Doomed/Hunter-S-Thompson/9780743240994/excerpt – colloquial, erratic, simple,

Emily Bronte – http://www.berfrois.com/2013/02/wuthering-heights-emily-bronte/ – descriptive, long sentences,

Margaret Atwood – http://www.randomhouse.com/boldtype/0597/atwood/excerpt.html – long sentences, detailed,

J. D. Salinger – http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jan/29/local/la-me-jd-salinger-excerpts29-2010jan29 – eccentric, colloquial,

Dashiell Hammet – http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/books/excerpts/2005-02-09-maltese-falcon_x.htm – descriptive, simple,

Jonathan Lethem – http://www.randomhouse.com/boldtype/0999/lethem/excerpt.html – realistic, detailed, descriptive,

Dave Barry – http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/02/03/3214929/insane-city-read-excerpt-from.html – simple, colloquial,

James Joyce – http://www.berfrois.com/2012/06/ulysses-james-joyce/ – incoherent, confusing, childish,

Douglas Coupland – http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/09/books/excerpt-generation-a.html – lists, questions, colloquial,

Nick Hornby – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nick-hornby/ijuliet-nakedi-an-excerpt_b_287148.html – contemporary, long sentences,

Chuck Palahniuk – http://www.randomhouse.com/boldtype/0501/palahniuk/excerpt.html – short sentences, colloquial, strange,

Virginia Woolf – http://virtual.clemson.edu/caah/women/flc436/vwroo6an.htm – subjective, imagery,

Raymond Chandler – http://grammar.about.com/od/shortpassagesforanalysis/a/bigsleepass07.htm – long sentences, detail, descriptive

Kurt Vonnegut – http://alexpeak.com/twr/cc/ – simple, blunt,

Angela Carter – http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/harris/StudentProjects/Student_FairyTales/WebProject/Fairy%20Tales/Company%20of%20Wolves.htm – descriptive, formalish,

 

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