It’s Not About Nouns

concrete abstract

There is a great element of play with this.

This uses the same process as cut-up poetry production – the cutting out of words/phrases and reassembling randomly – but there is an added element of control in the writing and mixing of concrete and abstract phrases.

So this is a step beyond the concrete/abstract noun spotting!

Self-explanatory in the following resource. As with other similar ideas on this site, this is one where students/writers need to get way beyond the literal and embrace the accident of meaning!

concrete abstract resource

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: