Contents: Definitions: Basic Qualities, Border-line Cases, Formal Objections; History and Evolution; Mimetics: Editorial Functions, External Form, Dates and Days; Verisimilitude: Start to Finish, Likely Stories, Narra-tease?; Parody; The Character of the Diarist: Life Sentences, Daily Mirrors, Now and Then; Appendix A: Titles of diary novels

Based on the extraordinary Diary Project Web site, The Diary Deck is a unique resource for teachers, counselors, parents and teens seeking new lines of communication. Each of the 75 cards contains a teenager’s anonymous diary entry, along with questions about the bigger issues it