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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 success- a 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 favorites have 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|
|Immigrants 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|
|Say Yes A Sample Student Essay|
|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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