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KEY BENEFIT: Featuring culturally rich and diverse literature, this anthology weaves critical thinking into every facet of its writing apparatus and guides you through the process of crafting personal responses into persuasive arguments. The fourth edition opens with five chapters dedicated to writing and aruging about literature followed by an anthology organized around five themes with selections that range from classic to contemporary: Family and Friends; Innocence and Experience; Women and Men; Culture and Identity; and Faith and Doubt. A "Case Study in Context" at the end of every thematic section serves as a springboard for research and writing by exploring the work of significant wrters and their life and times. "Connecting Through Comparison" mini-themes in the readings chapters asks you to compare works on related topics to generate ideas for writing. MARKET: For those interested in a thematic anthology with a strong emphasis on argument.
Table of Contents
|Participation: Personal Response and Critical Thinking|
|The Personal Dimension of Reading Literature Personal Response and Critical Thinking Writing to Learn|
|Your First Response|
|Checklist: Your First Response|
|Keeping a Journal or Reading Log|
|Double-Entry Journals and Logs|
|The Social Nature of Learning: Collaboration|
|Personal, Not Private Ourselves as Readers|
|Different Kinds of Reading|
|Peter Meinke, Advice to My Son Making Connections with Literature|
|Images of Ourselves Connecting Through Experience|
|Paul Zimmer, Zimmer in Grade School Connecting Through Experience|
|Culture, Experience, and Values Connecting Through Experience|
|Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays Connecting Through Experience|
|Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll Being in the Moment|
|New York Times, ldquo;Birmingham Bomb Kills 4rdquo;|
|Dudley Randall, Ballad of Birmingham Participating, Not Solving Using Our Imaginations The Whole and Its Parts|
|Communication: Writing a Response Essay The Response Essay|
|Checklist: The Basics of a Response Essay Voice and Writing|
|Voice and Response to Literature Connecting Through Experience|
|Countee Cullen, Incident Writing to Describe|
|Choosing Details from Literature Connecting Through Exper|
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