Tag Archives: In Media Res

In the Middle of It

Horace first used the term in media res (“into the middle of things”) in his Ars poetica – a nifty term to describe how Homer, or any epic poet who knows what he’s doing, tells a story everyone already knows. Start in … Continue reading

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In Media Res

Being a teacher you get used to the whining from the kids. Yeah, yeah – this makes no sense and that is needlessly confusing, and why do I have to know this – it’s stupid – and life is not … Continue reading

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