9780312132637

Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature : Reading, Thinking, and Writing

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    9780312132637

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    0312132638

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1996
  • Publisher: VHP SMP
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Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors ix
Introduction: Reading Imaginative Literature 3(6)
FICTION 9(440)
Reading Fiction
11(27)
Plot
38(36)
Character
74(39)
Setting
113(18)
Point of View
131(37)
Symbolism
168(18)
Theme
186(22)
Style, Tone, and Irony
208(27)
Writing about Fiction
235(5)
A Study of Three Authors: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Flannery O'Connor and Alice Munro
240(118)
Critical Case Study: William Faulkner's``Barn Burning''
358(26)
A Collection of Stories
384(65)
POETRY 449(354)
Reading Poetry
451(29)
Word Choice, Word Order, and Tone
480(26)
Images
506(14)
Figures of Speech
520(17)
Symbol, Allegory, and Irony
537(20)
Sounds
557(19)
Patterns of Rhythm
576(14)
Poetic Forms
590(19)
Open Form
609(13)
Writing about Poetry
622(6)
A Study of Three Poets: Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and Langston Hughes
628(86)
Critical Case Study: T. S. Eliot's``The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock''
714(11)
A Collection of Poems
725(78)
DRAMA 803(596)
Reading Drama
805(31)
Writing about Drama
836(6)
A Study of Sophocles
842(52)
A Study of William Shakespeare
894(170)
Modern Drama
1064(64)
Critical Case Study: Henrik Ibsen's A Doll House
1128(17)
A Collection of Plays
1145(254)
CRITICAL THINKING AND WRITING 1399(90)
Critical Strategies for Reading
1401(38)
Reading and Writing
1439(32)
The Literary Research Paper
1471(18)
Glossary of Literary Terms 1489(32)
Index of First Lines 1521(6)
Index of Authors and Titles 1527
Index of terms

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