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    Basically how do you choose?

    Are there particular things to look out for or is it based on preference?
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    (Original post by Gazzaaa)
    Basically how do you choose?

    Are there particular things to look out for or is it based on preference?
    I usually choose poetry as I find it easier to write about :yep:
    Saying that, I do sometimes like the look of the prose (perhaps because I know the book and/or author and like the genre), and therefore choose that.

    I guess ultimately, it is just a matter of which I would find easiest to write about, and I am usually able to work that out based on a quick speed-read of both
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    I usually choose poetry as I find it easier to write about :yep:
    Saying that, I do sometimes like the look of the prose (perhaps because I know the book and/or author and like the genre), and therefore choose that.

    I guess ultimately, it is just a matter of which I would find easiest to write about, and I am usually able to work that out based on a quick speed-read of both
    Aha I see. Its just that the poetry can be fairly elusive sometimes since its generally shorter than the prose. But that means you have to have a lot more to say about a little to make up for its length..
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    Aha I see. Its just that the poetry can be fairly elusive sometimes since its generally shorter than the prose. But that means you have to have a lot more to say about a little to make up for its length..
    I would argue that poetry is somewhat easier to write about, too, as every single aspect is chosen for a reason, whereas in prose you have to search for things (and not every part of the text serves a clear purpose) - but that is just my opinion :yep:

    Also, for some reason I seem to get annoyed that the prose is simply an extract and I can't carry on reading :lol:
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    (Original post by Gazzaaa)
    Basically how do you choose?

    Are there particular things to look out for or is it based on preference?
    I find prose easier to write about so I just generally do that.

    When I was at school, my teachers sucked at teaching use poetry!
 
 
 
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