Tag: an example of vivid use of showing in cloudstreet by tim winton

  • Show Don’t Tell

    Show Don’t Tell

    One of my favourite examples of “showing” is from Australian writer Tim Winton. In the following example from Cloudstreet, Lester Lamb and his sons, Quick and Fish, are netting for prawns, walking out into the water from the beach carrying the heavy nets. (This is Telling). In the following example, showing depends on the choice…