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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.
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The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family,Backpack Literature, 2/e,features the authorsrs" collective poetic voice which brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to studentsrs" interest in the readings.
Table of Contents
|Reading A Story|
|Fable, Parable, and Tales|
|W. Somerset Maugham, The Appointment in Samarra Aesop, The North Wind and the Sun Bidpai,The Camel and His Friends Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Godfather Death|
|The Short Story John Updike, A & P|
|Writing About Plot Paying Attention to Plot|
|Checklist: Analyzing Plot Writing Assignment on Plot More Topics For Writing|
|Point Of View|
|William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart|
|Writing About Point of View|
|How Point of View Shapes a Story|
|Checklist: Understanding Point of View|
|Writing Assignment on Point of View More Topics for Writing|
|Katherine Mansfield,Miss Brill|
|Raymond Carver, Cathedral Alice Walker, Everyday Use|
|Writing About Character How Character Creates Action Checklist: Writing About Character Writing Assignment on Character More Topics For Writing|
|The Storm T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake Amy Tan, A Pair of Tickets|
|Writing About Setting|
|The Importance of Setting Checklist: Analyzing Setting Writing Assignment on Setting More Topics For Writing|
|Tone And Style|
|Ernest Hemingway, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place William Faulkner, Barn Burning|
|Gift of the Magi Ha Jin, Saboteur|
|Writing About Tone and Style|
|Be Style Conscious Checklist: Thinking about Style and Tone Writing Assignment on Tone and Style More Topics For Writing|
|Chinua Achebe,Dead Men's Path Luke 15: 11-32, The Parable of the Prodigal|
|Writing About Theme|
|Stating the Theme Checklist: Determining a Story's Theme Writing Assignment on Theme More Topics For Writing|
|The Chrysanthemums Shirley Jackson, The Lottery Charlotte Perkins Gilman|
|The Yellow Wallpaper|
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