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A market leader for more than 30 years, this paperback anthology continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a successa rich blend of both classic and contemporary selections as well as Barnetrs"s signature "how-to" apparatus that covers the elements of literature and the writing process. The new edition features more student essays than any other anthology giving students a deep reservoir of writing models to learn from including argument papers and film reviews. In addition, a wealth of instructor favorite selections has been added including works by D.H. Lawrence, Ambrose Bierce, Cynthia Ozick, Liliana Heker, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Thomas Hardy, Linda Pastan, and David Ives.
Table of Contents
|Letter to Students|
|Reading, Thinking, and Writing Critically about Literature|
|Reading and Responding to Literature|
|What Is Literature?|
|Literature as Performance|
|The Span of Life Significance Two Poems about Immigration|
|Two Contemporary Short Stories|
|City People Thinking About a Classic Story|
|The Parable of the Prodigal Son Stories True and False|
|Samuel What's Past Is Prologue|
|The Pleasures of Reading--and of Writing Arguments about Literature The Open Secret of Good Writing|
|The Lesson of the Master Getting Ready to Write A Student Writes: From Jottings to a Final Draft|
|Less Is More: Characterization in ldquo;The Lesson of the Masterrdquo; The Studentrsquo;s Analysis Analyzed A Second Short Story, and a Studentrsquo;s Analysis|
|A Sample Student Essay: Bob Williams,Hersquo;s the Problem|
|The Analysis Briefly Analyzed Three Poems|
|Tweed to Till|
|The Clod and the Pebble Two Additional Stories|
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