You will learn:
To better understand how theme, symbolism and imagery function in writing.
How to identify and make use of the themes operating in your own and other people’s work.
How theme can be used to generate ideas and material for your writing.
To use symbolism and imagery in a more effective way to enrich your work
Techniques that you can continue to use on your own to improve your writing.
About Emily Bitto
Emily Bitto is a Melbourne-based writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Her debut novel, The Strays, won the 2015 Stella Prize. She has a Masters in literary studies and a PhD in creative writing from the University of Melbourne, and has been teaching writing for over a decade. Her second novel will be published in 2021.
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