ENG 2D: The Structure of a Feature Article

You may recall that we spent a few days last week examining the structure of short stories. Hopefully, this has made you more comfortable with the prospect of writing your own story.

Remember, however, that a short story isn’t your only option. Today, we will learn about the structure of feature articles; you will also identify elements of this structure to a feature article of your choice.

First, let’s consider the structure of a feature article (Thanks, University of Texas).

Next, you and your partner should read a feature article from one of these online sources; as you read, identify the components listed on the U of Texas site.

Possible sources (certainly not the only sources) for your feature article include

Writing via Flickr, by J. Paxon Reyes


There are several ways to track your observations. Let me show you a few options.


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