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Summary

The most popular introductory anthology of its kind, Kennedy/Gioiars"sLiteraturecontinues to inspire students with engaging insights on reading and writing about stories, poems, and plays. Poets in their own right, editors X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to this comprehensive anthology. Organized into three genres-Literature,Tenth Edition, presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, supported by useful writing tips, and followed by (now) seven full chapters devoted to writing. A broad scope of traditional and contemporary works is provided, most headed by author images and richly detailed biographical notes and some followed by author commentary. While maintaining the characteristics of its previous editionsaccessible apparatus, expansive author representationthis tenth edition ofLiteraturehas been re-imagined to include new casebooks, a lively new design, and more writing coverage than ever before. New students of literature.

Table of Contents

Preface xlv
To the Instructor xlix
About the Authors lxi
FICTION
Reading a Story
3(20)
Fable, Parable, and Tale
4(1)
The Appointment in Samarra
4(1)
W. Somerset Maugham
Aesop The North Wind and the Sun
5(1)
The Camel and His Friends
6(2)
Bidpai
Independence
8(1)
Chuang Tzu
Godfather Death
9(2)
Jakob
Wilhelm Grimm
Plot
11(2)
The Short Story
13(1)
A & P
14(6)
John Updike
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Why Write?
20(1)
John Updike
Writing About Plot: Paying Attention to Plot
20(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Plot
21(1)
Writing Assignment on Plot
22(1)
More Topics for Writing
22(1)
Point of View
23(50)
A Rose for Emily
28(7)
William Faulkner
Teenage Wasteland
35(8)
Anne Tyler
Sonny's Blues
43(21)
James Baldwin
A Worn Path
64(6)
Eudora Welty
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Race and the African American Writer
70(1)
James Baldwin
Writing About Point of View: How Point of View Shapes a Story
71(1)
Checklist: Understanding Point of View
71(1)
Writing Assignment on Point of View
72(1)
More Topics for Writing
72(1)
Character
73(39)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
76(7)
Katherine Anne Porter
Miss Brill
83(3)
Katherine Mansfield
The Rich Brother
86(12)
Tobias Wolff
Cathedral
98(11)
Raymond Carver
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Commonplace but Precise Language
109(1)
Raymond Carver
Writing About Character: How Character Creates Action
110(1)
Checklist: Writing About Character
110(1)
Writing Assignment on Character
110(1)
More Topics for Writing
111(1)
Setting
112(41)
The Storm
115(4)
Kate Chopin
To Build a Fire
119(11)
Jack London
Greasy Lake
130(7)
T. Coraghessan Boyle
A Pair of Tickets
137(13)
Amy Tan
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Setting the Voice
150(1)
Amy Tan
Writing About Setting: The Importance of Setting
151(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Setting
152(1)
Writing Assignment on Setting
152(1)
More Topics for Writing
152(1)
Tone and Style
153(36)
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
156(4)
Ernest Hemingway
Barn Burning
160(12)
William Faulkner
Irony
172(2)
The Gift of the Magi
174(4)
O. Henry
Saboteur
178(8)
Ha Jin
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Direct Style
186(1)
Ernest Hemingway
Writing About Tone and Style: Be Style-Conscious
186(1)
Checklist: Thinking About Tone and Style
187(1)
Writing Assignment on Tone and Style
187(1)
More Topics for Writing
188(1)
Theme
189(40)
The Open Boat
191(17)
Stephen Crane
How I Met My Husband
208(12)
Alice Munro
Luke 15:11--32 The Parable of the Prodigal Son
220(1)
Harrison Bergeron
221(5)
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Themes of Science Fiction
226(1)
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Writing About Theme: Stating the Theme
227(1)
Checklist: Determining a Story's Theme
228(1)
Writing Assignment on Theme
228(1)
More Topics for Writing
228(1)
Symbol
229(31)
The Chrysanthemums
231(8)
John Steinbeck
The Lottery
239(6)
Shirley Jackson
No One's a Mystery
245(3)
Elizabeth Tallent
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas
248(5)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Biography of a Story
253(2)
Shirley Jackson
Writing About Symbols: Recognizing Symbols
255(1)
Checklist: Thinking About Symbols
256(1)
Writing Assignment on Symbols
256(1)
Student Paper An Analysis of the Symbolism in Steinbeck's ``The Chrysanthemums''
256(2)
More Topics for Writing
258(2)
Evaluating a Story
260(15)
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
262(9)
Yiyun Li
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
What I Could Not Write About Was Why I Was Writing
271(1)
Yiyun Li
Writing an Evaluation: Judging a Story's Value
272(1)
Checklist: Evaluating a Story
273(1)
Writing Assignment on Evaluating a Story
273(1)
More Topics for Writing
274(1)
Reading Long Stories and Novels
275(82)
The Death of Ivan Ilych
280(37)
Leo Tolstoy
The Metamorphosis
317(31)
Franz Kafka
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Discussing the Metamorphosis
348(1)
Franz Kafka
Writing About Long Stories and Novels: Knowing What to Leave Out
349(1)
Checklist: Organizing Your Ideas for a Research Paper
349(1)
Writing Assignment for a Research Paper
Student Research Paper Kafka's Greatness
349(7)
More Topics for Writing
356(1)
Critical Casebook: Flannery O'Connor
357(55)
A Good Man is Hard to Find
358(10)
Flannery O'Connor
Revelation
368(14)
Flannery O'Connor
Parker's Back
382(14)
Flannery O'Connor
Flannery O'Connor on Writing
From ``On Her Own Work''
396(2)
On Her Catholic Faith
398(1)
From ``The Grotesque in Southern Fiction''
399(2)
Yearbook Cartoons
401(1)
Critics on Flannery O'Connor
Flannery O'Connor and Her Readers
402(2)
Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.
A Good Source is Not So Hard to Find: The Real Life Misfit
404(3)
J. O. Tate
Deconstructing ``A Good Man is Hard to Find''
407(1)
Mary Jane Schenck
The Mystery of Divine Direction: ``Parker's Back''
408(1)
Kathleen Feeley
Writing Effectively
Writing About an Author: How One Story Illuminates Another
409(1)
Checklist: Reading an Author in Depth
410(1)
Writing Assignment on an Author
410(1)
More Topics for Writing
410(2)
Critical Casebook: Three Stories in Depth
412(50)
Edgar Allan Poe
412(1)
The Tell-Tale Heart
413(4)
Edgar Allan Poe on Writing
The Tale and Its Effect
417(1)
On Imagination
418(1)
The Philosophy of Composition
418(1)
Critics on ``The Tell-Tale Heart''
The Father-Figure in ``The Tell-Tale Heart''
419(2)
Daniel Hoffman
``The Tell-Tale Heart'' as a Love Story
421(1)
Scott Peeples
The Figure of the Double in Poe
422(2)
John Chua
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
424(1)
The Yellow Wallpaper
424(11)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman on Writing
Why I Wrote ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
435(1)
Whatever Is
436(1)
The Nervous Breakdown of Women
437(1)
Critics on ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
Gender and Pathology in ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
438(1)
Juliann Fleenor
Imprisonment and Escape: The Psychology of Confinement
439(2)
Sandra M. Gilbert
Susan Gubar
Biographical Echoes in ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
441(2)
Elizabeth Ammons
Alice Walker
443(1)
Everyday Use
443(6)
Alice Walker on Writing
The Black Woman Writer in America
449(2)
Reflections on Writing
451(2)
Critics on ``Everyday Use''
``Everyday Use'' and the Black Power Movement
453(2)
Barbara T. Christian
Stylish vs. Sacred in ``Everyday Use''
455(4)
Houston A. Baker
Charlotte Pierce-Baker
Quilt as Metaphor in ``Everyday Use''
459(2)
Elaine Showalter
Writing Effectively
Topics for Writing on ``The Tell-Tale Heart''
461(1)
Topics for Writing on ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
461(1)
Topics for Writing on ``Everyday Use''
461(1)
Stories for Further Reading
462(197)
Dead Men's Path
462(3)
Chinua Achebe
The Prophecy
465(11)
Anjana Appachana
Happy Endings
476(3)
Margaret Atwood
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
479(6)
Ambrose Bierce
The Gospel According to Mark
485(4)
Jorge Luis Borges
Paul's Case
489(14)
Willa Cather
The Five-Forty-Eight
503(9)
John Cheever
The Lady with the Pet Dog
512(11)
Anton Chekhov
The Story of an Hour
523(2)
Kate Chopin
The House on Mango Street
525(1)
Sandra Cisneros
Battle Royal
526(10)
Ralph Ellison
The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
536(4)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Look on the Bright Side
540(8)
Dagoberto Gilb
Young Goodman Brown
548(10)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sweat
558(8)
Zora Neale Hurston
A Family Supper
566(7)
Kazuo Ishiguro
Araby
573(5)
James Joyce
Girl
578(1)
Jamaica Kincaid
Interpreter of Maladies
579(14)
Jhumpa Lahiri
The Rocking-Horse Winner
593(11)
D. H. Lawrence
Shiloh
604(9)
Bobbie Ann Mason
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
613(12)
Joyce Carol Oates
The Things They Carried
625(12)
Tim O'Brien
I Stand Here Ironing
637(5)
Tillie Olsen
My Life with The Wave
642(4)
Octavio Paz
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
646(3)
Leslie Marmon Silko
The Moths
649(10)
Helena Maria Viramontes
POETRY
Reading a Poem
659(15)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
661(2)
William Butler Yeats
Lyric Poetry
663(1)
Piano
664(1)
D. H. Lawrence
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
664(1)
Adrienne Rich
Narrative Poetry
665(1)
Anonymous
665(2)
Sir Patrick Spence
``Out, Out---''
667(1)
Robert Frost
Dramatic Poetry
668(1)
My Last Duchess
668(3)
Robert Browning
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Recalling ``Aunt Jennifer's Tigers''
671(1)
Adrienne Rich
Writing a Paraphrase: Can a Poem Be Paraphrased?
671(1)
Ask Me
671(1)
William Stafford
A Paraphrase of ``Ask Me''
672(1)
William Stafford
Checklist: Paraphrasing a Poem
673(1)
Writing Assignment on Paraphrasing
673(1)
More Topics for Writing
673(1)
Listening to a Voice
674(32)
Tone
674(1)
My Papa's Waltz
674(1)
Theodore Roethke
For A Lady I Know
675(1)
Countee Cullen
The Author to Her Book
676(1)
Anne Bradstreet
To a Locomotive in Winter
677(1)
Walt Whitman
I Like to See It Lap the Miles
678(1)
Emily Dickinson
To the Desert
679(1)
Benjamin Alire Saenz
For My Daughter
679(1)
Weldon Kees
The Person in the Poem
680(1)
White Lies
680(2)
Natasha Trethewey
Luke Havergal
682(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Hawk Roosting
683(1)
Ted Hughes
Monologue for an Onion
684(1)
Suji Kwock Kim
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
685(1)
William Wordsworth
Journal Entry
686(1)
Dorothy Wordsworth
A Glass of Beer
686(1)
James Stephens
Her Kind
687(1)
Anne Sexton
The Red Wheelbarrow
688(1)
William Carlos Williams
Irony
688(1)
Oh No
688(2)
Robert Creeley
The Unknown Citizen
690(1)
W. H. Auden
Rites of Passage
691(1)
Sharon Olds
In Westminster Abbey
692(1)
John Betjeman
The Golf Links
693(1)
Sarah N. Cleghorn
Second Fig
693(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Missing
694(1)
Joseph Stroud
The Workbox
694(1)
Thomas Hardy
For Review and Further Study
The Chimney Sweeper
695(1)
William Blake
Rejection Slip
696(1)
David Lehman
At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border
697(1)
William Stafford
I Love the World, as Does Any Dancer
697(1)
H. L. Hix
To Lucasta
698(1)
Richard Lovelace
Dulce Et Decorum Est
698(1)
Wilfred Owen
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
War Poetry
699(1)
Wilfred Owen
Writing About Voice: Listening to Tone
700(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Tone
701(1)
Writing Assignment on Tone
701(1)
Student Paper Word Choice Tone, and Point of View in Roethke's ``My Papa's Waltz''
702(3)
More Topics for Writing
705(1)
Words
706(25)
Literal Meaning: What a Poem Says First
706(1)
This is Just to Say
707(1)
William Carlos Williams
Silence
708(1)
Marianne Moore
Down, Wanton, Down!
709(1)
Robert Graves
Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God, for You
709(1)
John Donne
The Value of a Dictionary
710(1)
Aftermath
711(1)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Mouse's Nest
712(1)
John Clare
Friend, on This Scaffold Thomas More Lies Dead
713(1)
J. V. Cunningham
Advice to a Friend Who Paints
714(1)
Kelly Cherry
Grass
714(1)
Carl Sandburg
Word Choice and Word Order
714(2)
Upon Julia's Clothes
716(2)
Robert Herrick
Blandeur
718(1)
Kay Ryan
The Ruined Maid
719(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Fury of Aerial Bombardment
720(1)
Richard Eberhart
Lonely Hearts
721(1)
Wendy Cope
For Review and Further Study
Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town
722(1)
E. E. Cummings
The Names
723(1)
Billy Collins
Carnation Milk
724(1)
Anonymous
Vitamins and Roughage
725(1)
Kenneth Rexroth
English Con Salsa
725(1)
Gina Valdes
Jabberwocky
726(1)
Lewis Carroll
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Humpty Dumpty Explicates ``Jabberwocky''
727(1)
Lewis Carroll
Writing About Diction: Every Word Counts
728(1)
Checklist: Thinking About Word Choice
729(1)
Writing Assignment on Word Choice
729(1)
More Topics for Writing
730(1)
Saying and Suggesting
731(56)
Cargoes
732(1)
John Masefield
London
733(2)
William Blake
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
735(1)
Wallace Stevens
Southeast Corner
735(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Epitaph
736(1)
Timothy Steele
Next to of Course God America I
736(1)
E. E. Cummings
Fire and Ice
737(1)
Robert Frost
Final Love Note
737(1)
Clare Rossini
Winter-Proof
738(1)
Jennifer Reeser
Tears, Idle Tears
738(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
739(1)
Richard Wilbur
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Concerning ``Love Calls Us to the Things of This World''
740(41)
Richard Wilbur
The Suitor
781(1)
Jane Kenyon
The Secret Sits
782(1)
Robert Frost
Coward
782(1)
A. R. Ammons
Turtle
782(1)
Kay Ryan
Language Lesson, 1976
782(1)
Heather McHugh
Hands
783(1)
Robinson Jeffers
Oh, My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose
784(1)
Robert Burns
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Importance of Poetic Metaphor
784(1)
Robert Frost
Writing About Metaphors: How Metaphors Enlarge a Poem's Meaning
785(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Metaphor
785(1)
Writing Assignment on Figures of Speech
785(1)
More Topics for Writing
786(1)
Song
787(21)
Singing and Saying
787(1)
To Celia
788(1)
Ben Jonson
The Cruel Mother
789(1)
Anonymous
O Mistress Mine
790(2)
William Shakespeare
Richard Cory
792(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory
792(1)
Paul Simon
Ballads
793(1)
Anonymous
793(3)
Bonny Barbara Allan
Ballad of Birmingham
796(1)
Dudley Randall
Blues
797(1)
Jailhouse Blues
798(1)
Bessie Smith
Clarence Williams
Funeral Blues
799(1)
W. H. Auden
Rap
799(1)
From Peter Piper
800(1)
Run D.M.C.
For Review and Further Study
Eleanor Rigby
801(1)
John Lennon
Paul McCartney
The Times They Are A-Changin'
802(2)
Bob Dylan
Deathly
804(1)
Aimee Mann
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Creating ``Eleanor Rigby''
805(1)
Paul McCartney
Writing About Song Lyrics: Poetry's Close Kinship with Song
806(1)
Checklist: Looking at Lyrics as Poetry
806(1)
Writing Assignment on Song Lyrics
807(1)
More Topics for Writing
807(1)
Sound
808(21)
Sound as Meaning
808(1)
True Ease in Writing Comes from Art, Not Chance
809(2)
Alexander Pope
Who Goes with Fergus?
811(1)
William Butler Yeats
Recital
811(1)
John Updike
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
812(1)
William Wordsworth
Rain
812(1)
Emanuel di Pasquale
When Maidens are Young
812(1)
Aphra Behn
Alliteration and Assonance
812(2)
Eight O'Clock
814(1)
A. E. Housman
All Day I Hear
814(1)
James Joyce
The Splendor Falls on Castle Walls
815(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Rime
815(1)
On My Boat on Lake Cayuga
816(2)
William Cole
Rough Weather
818(1)
James Reeves
The Hippopotamus
819(1)
Hilaire Belloc
The Panther
819(1)
Ogden Nash
Leda and the Swan
820(1)
William Butler Yeats
God's Grandeur
820(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Narcissus and Echo
821(1)
Fred Chappell
Desert Places
822(1)
Robert Frost
Reading and Hearing Poems Aloud
823(1)
In Memoriam John Coltrane
824(1)
Michael Stillman
Full Fathom Five Thy Father Lies
825(1)
William Shakespeare
Lai with Sounds of Skin
825(1)
Chryss Yost
Virginia
825(1)
T. S. Ellot
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Music of Poetry
826(1)
T. S. Ellot
Writing About Sound: Listening to the Music
827(1)
Checklist: Writing About a Poem's Sound
827(1)
Writing Assignment on Sound
828(1)
More Topics for Writing
828(1)
Rhythm
829(21)
Stresses and Pauses
829(4)
We Real Cool
833(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Break, Break, Break
834(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount, Keep Time with My Salt Tears
834(1)
Ben Jonson
With Serving Still
835(1)
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Resume
836(1)
Dorothy Parker
Meter
836(1)
On the Imprint of the First English Edition of The Works of Max Beerbohm
836(6)
Max Beerbohm
Rose-Cheeked Laura, Come
842(1)
Thomas Campion
Counting-Out Rhyme
843(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Song for the Music in the Warsaw Ghetto
844(1)
Jacqueline Osherow
When I Was One-and-Twenty
844(1)
A. E. Housman
Smell!
845(1)
William Carlos Williams
Beat! Beat! Drums!
845(1)
Walt Whitman
Song of the Powers
846(1)
David Mason
Dream Boogie
846(1)
Langston Hughes
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847(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Writing About Rhythm: Freeze-Framing the Sound
848(1)
Checklist: Scanning a Poem
848(1)
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849(1)
More Topics for Writing
849(1)
Closed Form
850(23)
Formal Patterns
851(1)
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851(2)
John Keats
Counting the Beats
853(1)
Robert Graves
Song (``Go and Catch a Falling Star'')
854(2)
John Donne
Brief Bio
856(1)
Phillis Levin
The Sonnet
856(1)
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds
857(1)
William Shakespeare
Since There's No Help, Come Let Us Kiss and Part
858(1)
Michael Drayton
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, and Where, and Why
858(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Acquainted with the Night
859(1)
Robert Frost
First Poem for You
860(1)
Kim Addonizio
Unholy Sonnet: Hands Folded
860(1)
Mark Jarman
Summer
861(1)
Timothy Steele
Sine Qua Non
861(1)
A. E. Stallings
Shakespearean Sonnet
862(1)
R. S. Gwynn
The Epigram
862(1)
A Selection of Epigrams
863(2)
Alexander Pope
Sir John Harrington
Robert Herrick
William Blake
E. E. Cummings
Langston Hughes
J. V. Cunningham
John Frederick Nims
Stevie Smith
Brad Leithauser
Dick Davis
Anonymous
Hilaire Belloc
Wendy Cope
Clerihews
865(1)
W. H. Auden
Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Cornelius J. Ter Maat
Other Forms
866(1)
ABC
866(1)
Robert Pinsky
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
867(1)
Dylan Thomas
Triolet
867(1)
Robert Bridges
Sestina
868(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
On Form and Artifice
870(1)
A. E. Stallings
Writing About Form: Turning Points
871(1)
Checklist: Thinking About a Sonnet
871(1)
Writing Assignment on a Sonnet
872(1)
More Topics for Writing
872(1)
Open Form
873(21)
Ancient Stairway
873(4)
Denise Levertov
Buffalo Bill's
877(1)
E. E. Cummings
For the Anniversary of My Death
877(1)
W. S. Merwin
The Dance
878(1)
William Carlos Williams
The Heart
879(1)
Stephen Crane
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
879(1)
Walt Whitman
Salutation
880(1)
Ezra Pound
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
880(2)
Wallace Stevens
Prose Poetry
882(1)
The Colonel
883(1)
Carolyn Forche
The Magic Study of Happiness
883(1)
Charles Simic
Visual Poetry
884(1)
Easter Wings
884(1)
George Herbert
Swan and Shadow
885(1)
John Hollander
From Papyrus
886(1)
Terry Ehret
Concrete Cat
887(1)
Dorthi Charles
Found Poetry
888(1)
Yield
888(1)
Ronald Gross
Seeing the Logic of Open Form Verse
889(1)
In Just-
889(1)
E. E. Cummings
I Shall Paint My Nails Red
890(1)
Carole Satyamurti
Failure
890(1)
Alice Fulton
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Poetry of the Future
891(1)
Walt Whitman
Writing About Free Verse: Lining Up for Free Verse
892(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Line Breaks in Free Verse
892(1)
Writing Assignment on Open Form
893(1)
More Topics for Writing
893(1)
Symbol
894(15)
The Boston Evening Transcript
895(1)
T. S. Eliot
The Lightning is a Yellow Fork
896(1)
Emily Dickinson
Neutral Tones
897(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Parable of the Good Seed
898(1)
Matthew
The World
899(1)
George Herbert
Outwitted
900(1)
Edwin Markham
A Box Comes Home
900(1)
John Ciardi
The Road Not Taken
901(1)
Robert Frost
Uphill
902(1)
Christina Rossetti
Postolka
902(1)
Christian Wiman
For Review and Further Study
The Term
903(1)
William Carlos Williams
Carrie
904(1)
Ted Kooser
Tree
904(1)
Jane Hirshfield
An Evening Walk
905(1)
Jon Stallworthy
Popcorn-Can Cover
905(1)
Lorine Niedecker
Anecdote of the Jar
905(1)
Wallace Stevens
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Poetic Symbols
906(1)
William Butler Yeats
Writing About Symbols: Reading a Symbol
907(1)
Checklist: Analyzing a Symbol
907(1)
Writing Assignment on Symbolism
908(1)
More Topics for Writing
908(1)
Myth and Narrative
909(24)
Nothing Gold Can Stay
911(1)
Robert Frost
Bavarian Gentians
911(1)
D. H. Lawrence
The World Is Too Much With Us
912(1)
William Wordsworth
Helen
913(1)
H. D.
Archetype
913(1)
Medusa
914(1)
Louise Bogan
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
915(2)
John Keats
Personal Myth
917(1)
The Second Coming
917(1)
William Butler Yeats
Two Lines from the Brothers Grimm
918(1)
Gregory Orr
Memento Mori in Middle School
918(2)
Diane Thiel
Myth and Popular Culture
920(1)
Taken Up
921(1)
Charles Martin
Snow White
922(1)
Andrea Hollander Budy
Cinderella
923(1)
Anne Sexton
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Transforming Fairy Tales
923(3)
Anne Sexton
Writing About Myth: Demystifying Myth
926(1)
Checklist: Thinking About Myth
927(1)
Writing Assignment on Myth
927(1)
Student Paper The Bonds Between Love and Hatred in H. D.'S ``Helen''
928(4)
More Topics for Writing
932(1)
Poetry and Personal Identity
933(20)
Lady Lazarus
934(3)
Sylvia Plath
Bilingual/Bilingue
937(1)
Rhina Espaillat
Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
938(1)
America
938(1)
Claude McKay
The Shrine Whose Shape I Am
939(1)
Samuel Menashe
The X in My Name
940(1)
Francisco X. Alarcon
Quinceanera
940(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Deliberate
941(1)
Amy Uyematsu
Facing It
942(1)
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gender
943(1)
Sous-Entendu
943(1)
Anne Stevenson
Listening
944(1)
Emily Grosholz
Men at Forty
945(1)
Donald Justice
Women
945(1)
Adrienne Rich
For Review and Further Study
Learning to Love America
946(1)
Shirley Geok-lin Lim
Elegy for My Father, Who is Not Dead
946(1)
Andrew Hudgins
Speaking a Foreign Language
947(1)
Alastair Reid
Aubade
948(1)
Philip Larkin
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Being a Bilingual Writer
949(2)
Rhina Espaillat
Writing About the Poetry of Personal Identity: Poetic Voice and Personal Identity
951(1)
Checklist: Writing About Voice and Personal Identity
951(1)
Writing Assignment on Personal Identity
952(1)
More Topics for Writing
952(1)
Translation
953(15)
Is Poetic Translation Possible?
953(1)
World Poetry
953(1)
Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon (Chinese text)
954(1)
Li Po
Moon-Beneath Alone Drink (literal translation)
955(1)
Li Po
Drinking Alone by Moonlight
955(1)
Arthur Waley
Comparing Translations
956(1)
Carpe Diem Ode (Latin text)
956(1)
Horace
Seize the Day (literal translation)
956(2)
Horace
Horace to Leuconoe
957(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Don't Ask
957(1)
James Michie
A New Year's Toast
958(1)
A. E. Stallings
Rubai (Persian text)
958(1)
Omar Khayyam
Rubai (literal translation)
958(2)
Omar Khayyam
A Book of Verses Underneath the Bough
959(1)
Edward FitzGerald
Our Day's Portion
959
Robert Graves
Omar Ali-Shah
I Need A Bare Sufficiency
959(1)
Dick Davis
Parody
960(1)
We Four Lads from Liverpool are
961(1)
Anonymous
From Strugnell's Rubaiyat
961(1)
Wendy Cope
What, Still Alive at Twenty-Two?
962(1)
Hugh Kingsmill
The Lady Speaks Again
962(1)
Bruce Bennett
If Richard Lovelace Became a Free Agent
962(1)
Gene Fehler
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Tortilla
963(2)
Aaron Abeyta
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
The Method of Translation
965(1)
Arthur Waley
Writing a Parody: Parody Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery
966(1)
Checklist: Writing a Parody
966(1)
Writing Assignment on Parody
967(1)
More Topics for Writing
967(1)
Poetry in Spanish: Literature of Latin America
968(17)
Asegura La Confianza de Que Ocultura de Todo un Secreto
970(1)
Sor Juana
She Promises to Hold a Secret in Confidence
970(1)
Diane Thiel
Presente en Que el Carino Hace Regalo La Llaneza
970(1)
Sor Juana
A Simple Gift Made Rich by Affection
970(1)
Diane Thiel
Muchos Somos
971(2)
Pablo Neruda
We Are Many
971(2)
Alastair Reid
Cien Sonetos de Amor (V)
973(1)
Pablo Neruda
One Hundred Love Sonnets (V)
973(1)
Stephen Tapscott
Amorosa Anticipacion
974(1)
Jorge Luis Borges
Anticipation of Love
975(1)
Robert Fitzgerald
Los Enigmas
975(2)
Jorge Luis Borges
The Enigmas
976(1)
John Updike
Con Los Ojos Cerrados
977(1)
Octavio Paz
With Eyes Closed
977(1)
Eliot Weinberger
Certeza
977(1)
Octavio Paz
Certainty
977(1)
Charles Tomlinson
Surrealism in Latin American Poetry
978(1)
The Two Fridas
979(1)
Frida Kahlo
La Colera Que Quiebra al Hombre en Ninos
979(1)
Cesar Vallejo
Anger
980(1)
Thomas Merton
Contemporary Mexican Poetry
981(1)
Alta Traicion
981(1)
Jose Emilio Pacheco
High Treason
981(1)
Alastair Reid
Bajo Cero
981(1)
Francisco Hernandez
Below Zero
982(1)
Carolyn Forche
Convalecencia
982(1)
Tedi Lopez Mills
Convalescence
982(1)
Tedi Lopez Mills
Writers on Writing
In Search of the Present
983(1)
Octavio Paz
Writers on Translating
Translating Neruda
983(1)
Alastair Reid
Writing Assignment on Spanish Poetry
984(1)
More Topics for Writing
984(1)
Recognizing Excellence
985(24)
O Moon, When I Gaze on Thy Beautiful Face
987(1)
Anonymous
Life
987(1)
Grace Treasone
A Dying Tiger -- Moaned for Drink
987(3)
Emily Dickinson
Thoughts on Capital Punishment
990(1)
Rod McKuen
Traveling Through the Dark
991(1)
William Stafford
Reincarnation
992(1)
Wallace McRae
Recognizing Excellence
993(1)
Sailing to Byzantium
994(2)
William Butler Yeats
On the Vanity of Earthly Greatness
996(1)
Arthur Guiterman
Ozymandias
996(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Whipping
997(1)
Robert Hayden
One Art
998(1)
Elizabeth Bishop
September 1, 1939
999(3)
W. H. Auden
O Captain! My Captain!
1002(2)
Walt Whitman
We Wear the Mask
1004(1)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
The New Colossus
1005(1)
Emma Lazarus
Annabel Lee
1006(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
A Long Poem Does Not Exist
1007(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
Writing an Evaluation: You Be the Judge
1007(1)
Checklist: Evaluating a Poem
1007(1)
Writing Assignment on Evaluating a Poem
1008(1)
More Topics for Writing
1008(1)
What Is Poetry?
1009(4)
Ars Poetica
1009(1)
Archibald MacLeish
Some Definitions of Poetry
1010(2)
Dante
Samuel Johnson
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Wordsworth
Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Hardy
Emily Dickinson
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Robert Frost
Wallace Stevens
Mina Loy
T. S. Eliot
W. H. Auden
J. V. Cunningham
Elizabeth Bishop
Jorge Luis Borges
Octavio Paz
William Stafford
Robert Bly
Missed Time
1012(1)
Ha Jin
Two Critical Casebooks: Emily Dickinson and Langston Hughes
1013(36)
Emily Dickinson
1013(1)
Success is Counted Sweetest
1014(1)
I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed
1014(1)
Wild Nights -- Wild Nights!
1015(1)
I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain
1015(1)
I'm Nobody! Who Are You?
1016(1)
I Dwell in Possibility
1016(1)
The Soul Selects Her Own Society
1016(1)
Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church
1017(1)
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes
1017(1)
This is My Letter to the World
1017(1)
I Heard a Fly Buzz -- When I Died
1018(1)
I Started Early -- Took My Dog
1018(1)
Because I Could Not Stop for Death
1019(1)
The Bustle in a House
1019(1)
Tell All the Truth But Tell It Slant
1019(1)
Emily Dickinson on Emily Dickinson
Recognizing Poetry
1020(1)
Self-Description
1021(2)
Critics on Emily Dickinson
Meeting Emily Dickinson
1023(1)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The Discovery of Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts
1024(1)
Thomas H. Johnson
The Three Privations of Emily Dickinson
1025(1)
Richard Wilbur
Dickinson and Death (A Reading of ``Because I Could Not Stop for Death'')
1026(2)
Cynthia Griffin Wolff
A Reading of ``My Life Had Stood -- A Loaded Gun''
1028(2)
Judith Farr
Langston Hughes
1030(1)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
1030(1)
Mother to Son
1031(1)
Dream Variations
1031(1)
I, Too
1032(1)
The Weary Blues
1032(1)
Song for a Dark Girl
1033(1)
Prayer
1033(1)
Ballad of the Landlord
1034(1)
Ku Klux
1034(1)
End
1035(1)
Theme for English B
1035(1)
Subway Rush Hour
1036(1)
Sliver
1036(1)
Harlem [Dream Deferred]
1037(1)
As Befits a Man
1037(1)
Langston Hughes on Langston Hughes
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain
1038(1)
The Harlem Renaissance
1039(2)
Critics on Langston Hughes
Hughes as an Experimentalist
1041(1)
Arnold Rampersad
Langston Hughes and Harlem
1042(2)
Rita Dove
Marilyn Nelson
Black Identity in Langston Hughes
1044(1)
Darryl Pinckney
Langston Hughes and Jazz
1045(2)
Peter Townsend
A Reading of ``Dream Deferred''
1047(1)
Onwuchekwa Jemie
Topics for Writing About Emily Dickinson
1048(1)
Topics for Writing About Langston Hughes
1048(1)
Critical Casebook: T. S. Eliot's ``The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock''
1049(25)
T. S. Eliot
1049(2)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
1051(7)
Publishing ``Prufrock''
The Reviewers on Prufrock
1058(3)
Unsigned Review from Times Literary Supplement
1058(1)
Unsigned Review from Literary World
1058(1)
Unsigned Review from New Statesman
1058(1)
From ``Divers Realists,'' The Dial
1059(1)
Conrad Aiken
From ``Another Impressionist,'' The New Republic
1059(1)
Babette Deutsch
From ``A Note on T. S. Eliot's Book,'' Poetry
1059(1)
Marianne Moore
From ``Prufrock and Other Observations: A Criticism,'' The Little Review
1060(1)
May Sinclair
T. S. Eliot on Writing
Poetry and Emotion
1061(1)
The Objective Correlative
1062(1)
The Difficulty of Poetry
1062(2)
Critics on ``Prufrock''
One of the Irrefutable Poets
1064(1)
Denis Donoghue
What's in a Name?
1065(1)
Christopher Ricks
The Pronouns in the Poem: ``One,'' ``You,'' and ``I''
1066(1)
Philip R. Headings
Will There Be Time?
1067(1)
Maud Ellmann
``Indeterminacy'' in Eliot's Poetry
1068(1)
Burton Raffel
Prufrock's Dilemma
1069(3)
John Berryman
Adolescents Singing
1072(1)
M. L. Rosenthal
Topics for Writing
1073(1)
Poems for Further Reading
1074(118)
Anonymous
1075(1)
Lord Randall
The Three Ravens
1076(1)
Anonymous
The Twa Corbies
1077(1)
Anonymous
Last Words of the Prophet
1077(1)
Anonymous
Dover Beach
1078(1)
Matthew Arnold
At North Farm
1079(1)
John Ashbery
Siren Song
1079(2)
Margaret Atwood
As I Walked Out One Evening
1081(2)
W. H. Auden
Musee des Beaux Arts
1083(1)
W. H. Auden
Filling Station
1084(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
The Tyger
1086(1)
William Blake
The Sick Rose
1087(1)
William Blake
Anorexic
1088(1)
Eavan Boland
The Mother
1089(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
The Preacher: Ruminates Behind the Sermon
1090(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
1091(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
1091(2)
Robert Browning
Merciless Beauty
1093(1)
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Donkey
1094(1)
G. K. Chesterton
Homage to My Hips
1095(1)
Lucille Clifton
Kubla Khan
1096(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Care and Feeding
1097(1)
Billy Collins
My Grandmother's Love Letters
1098(1)
Hart Crane
Somewhere I Have Never Travelled, Gladly Beyond
1099(1)
E. E. Cummings
Perfect Dress
1100(1)
Marisa de los Santos
Death Be Not Proud
1101(1)
John Donne
The Flea
1102(1)
John Donne
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
1102(2)
John Donne
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
1104(1)
John Dryden
Journey of the Magi
1104(2)
T. S. Eliot
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
1106(1)
Louise Erdrich
A Starlit Night
1107(1)
B. H. Fairchild
Birches
1107(2)
Robert Frost
Mending Wall
1109(1)
Robert Frost
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
1110(1)
Robert Frost
A Supermarket in California
1110(1)
Allen Ginsberg
The Man with Night Sweats
1111(1)
Thom Gunn
Names of Horses
1112(1)
Donald Hall
The Convergence of the Twain
1113(2)
Thomas Hardy
The Darkling Thrush
1115(1)
Thomas Hardy
Hap
1116(1)
Thomas Hardy
Those Winter Sundays
1117(1)
Robert Hayden
Digging
1118(1)
Seamus Heaney
Adam
1119(2)
Anthony Hecht
Love
1121(1)
George Herbert
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
1122(1)
Robert Herrick
Spring and Fall
1122(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
No Worst, There is None
1123(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Windhover
1123(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Loveliest of Trees, The Cherry Now
1124(1)
A. E. Housman
To an Athlete Dying Young
1124(1)
A. E. Housman
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
1125(1)
Randall Jarrell
To the Stone-Cutters
1126(1)
Robinson Jeffers
On My First Son
1126(1)
Ben Jonson
On the Death of Friends in Childhood
1127(1)
Donald Justice
Ode on a Grecian Urn
1127(2)
John Keats
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be
1129(1)
John Keats
To Autumn
1130(1)
John Keats
Abandoned Farmhouse
1131(1)
Ted Kooser
Home is So Sad
1132(1)
Philip Larkin
Poetry of Departures
1133(1)
Philip Larkin
The Bull Calf
1134(1)
Irving Layton
The Ache of Marriage
1135(1)
Denise Levertov
They Feed They Lion
1136(1)
Philip Levine
Riding Into California
1137(1)
Shirley Geok-lin Lim
Skunk Hour
1138(1)
Robert Lowell
To His Coy Mistress
1139(1)
Andrew Marvell
Recuerdo
1140(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
How Soon Hath Time
1141(1)
John Milton
When I Consider How My Light is Spent
1142(1)
John Milton
Poetry
1142(1)
Marianne Moore
The Master
1143(1)
Frederick Morgan
A Strange Beautiful Woman
1144(1)
Marilyn Nelson
The War in the Air
1145(1)
Howard Nemerov
Poet's Work
1145(1)
Lorine Niedecker
A Selection of Hokku
1146(1)
Yone Noguchi
The One Girl at the Boys' Party
1147(1)
Sharon Olds
Anthem for Doomed Youth
1148(1)
Wilfred Owen
Ethics
1148(1)
Linda Pastan
Running on Empty
1149(1)
Robert Phillips
Daddy
1150(3)
Sylvia Plath
A Dream Within a Dream
1153(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
A Little Learning is a Dang'rous Thing
1153(1)
Alexander Pope
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
1154(1)
Ezra Pound
A Different Image
1155(1)
Dudley Randall
Piazza Piece
1155(1)
John Crowe Ransom
Naming of Parts
1156(1)
Henry Reed
Living in Sin
1157(1)
Adrienne Rich
Miniver Cheevy
1158(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Elegy for Jane
1159(1)
Theodore Roethke
Welcome to Hiroshima
1160(2)
Mary Jo Salter
When, In Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
1162(1)
William Shakespeare
Not Marble Nor the Gilded Monuments
1163(1)
William Shakespeare
That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold
1163(1)
William Shakespeare
My Mistress' Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun
1164(1)
William Shakespeare
American Poetry
1164(1)
Louis Simpson
Titanic
1164(1)
David R. Slavitt
For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry
1165(2)
Christopher Smart
American Primitive
1167(1)
William Jay Smith
Stamp Collecting
1168(1)
Cathy Song
The Farm on the Great Plains
1169(1)
William Stafford
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
1170(1)
Wallace Stevens
A Description of the Morning
1171(1)
Jonathan Swift
Vertigo
1172(1)
Larissa Szporluk
The Flight
1173(1)
Sara Teasdale
Dark House, by Which Once More I Stand
1173(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Ulysses
1174(2)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Fern Hill
1176(1)
Dylan Thomas
Ex-Basketball Player
1177(1)
John Updike
The Virgins
1178(1)
Derek Walcott
Go, Lovely Rose
1179(1)
Edmund Waller
From Song of the Open Road
1180(1)
Walt Whitman
I Hear America Singing
1181(1)
Walt Whitman
The Writer
1181(1)
Richard Wilbur
Elms
1182(1)
C. K. Williams
Spring and All
1183(1)
William Carlos Williams
To Waken an Old Lady
1184(1)
William Carlos Williams
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
1185(1)
William Wordsworth
A Blessing
1186(1)
James Wright
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
1186(1)
James Wright
In this Strange Labyrinth
1187(1)
Mary Sidney Wroth
They Flee from Me That Sometime did Me Seke
1188(1)
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
1189(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Magi
1190(1)
William Butler Yeats
When You Are Old
1190(1)
William Butler Yeats
Penitents
1191(1)
Bernice Zamora
Lives of the Poets
1192(31)
DRAMA
Reading a Play
1223(26)
A Play in Its Elements
1225(1)
Trifles
1225(16)
Susan Glaspell
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Creating Trifles
1241(1)
Susan Glaspell
Writing About Conflict: Conflict Resolution
1242(1)
Checklist: Analyzing Conflict
1243(1)
Writing Assignment on Conflict
1243(1)
Student Paper Outside Trifles
1244(4)
More Topics for Writing
1248(1)
Modes of Drama: Tragedy and Comedy
1249(28)
Tragedy
1249(2)
Scene from Doctor Faustus (Act 2, Scene 1)
1251(6)
Christopher Marlowe
Comedy
1257(2)
Sure Thing
1259(10)
David Ives
Beauty
1269(5)
Jane Martin
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
On the One-Act Play
1274(1)
David Ives
Writing About Comedy: Getting Serious About Comedy
1275(1)
Checklist: Writing About a Comedy
1276(1)
Writing Assignment on Comedy
1276(1)
More Topics for Writing
1276(1)
Critical Casebook: Sophocles
1277(87)
The Theater of Sophocles
1277(1)
Staging
1278(2)
The Civic Role of Greek Drama
1280(2)
Aristotle's Concept of Tragedy
1282(1)
Sophocles
1283(1)
Plays
The Origins of Oedipus the King
1284(1)
Sophocles Oedipus the King (Translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald)
1285(38)
The Background of Antigone
1323(1)
Sophocles Antigone (Translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald)
1324(29)
Critics on Sophocles
Aristotle Defining Tragedy
1353(1)
The Destiny of Oedipus
1354(1)
Sigmund Freud
On Misunderstanding Oedipus
1355(1)
E. R. Dodds
The Irony of Sophocles
1356(2)
A. E. Haigh
The Chorus as Democrat
1358(1)
David Wiles
Antigone's Flaw
1358(3)
Patricia M. Lines
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Translating Sophocles into English
1361(1)
Robert Fitzgerald
Writing About Greek Tragedy Some Things Change, Some Things Don't
1362(1)
Checklist Analyzing Greek Tragedy
1362(1)
Writing Assignment on Sophocles
1362(1)
More Topics for Writing
1363(1)
Critical Casebook: Shakespeare
1364(313)
The Theater of Shakespeare
1365(1)
William Shakespeare
1366(1)
Plays
A Note on Othello
1367(1)
Othello, the Moor of Venice
1368(102)
William Shakespeare
The Background of Hamlet
1470(2)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
1472(118)
William Shakespeare
The Background of A Midsummer Night's Dream
1590(2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
1592(66)
William Shakespeare
Critics on Shakespeare
An Asian Culture Looks at Shakespeare
1658(1)
Anthony Burgess
Hamlet's Melancholy
1659(1)
A. C. Bradley
Hamlet and Ophelia
1660(2)
Rebecca West
Producing Hamlet
1662(1)
Jan Kott
Reader-Response Issues in Hamlet
1663(1)
Joel Wingard
Iago as a Triumphant Villain
1664(1)
W. H. Auden
Lucifer in Shakespeare's Othello
1665(1)
Maud Bodkin
Black and White in Othello
1665(1)
Virginia Mason Vaughan
Shakespeare's Language as a Hidden Political Code
1666(1)
Clare Asquith
Shakespeare's ``Honest Mirth''
1667(1)
Germaine Greer
Female Power in a Midsummer Night's Dream
1668(1)
Linda Bamber
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
On His Friend and Rival William Shakespeare
1669(1)
Ben Jonson
Writing About Shakespeare Breaking the Language Barrier
1670(1)
Checklist Reading a Shakespearean Play
1670(1)
Writing Assignment on Tragedy
1671(1)
Student Paper Othello: Tragedy or Soap Opera?
1671(5)
More Topics for Writing
1676(1)
The Modern Theater
1677(82)
Realism and Naturalism
1677(2)
A Doll's House (Translated by James McFarlane)
1679(56)
Henrik Ibsen
Writers on Writing
Correspondence on the Final Scene of A Doll's House
1735(1)
Henrik Ibsen
Tragicomedy and the Absurd
1736(3)
The Cuban Swimmer
1739(13)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
Writers on Writing
Writing the Cuban Swimmer
1752(1)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
Writing Effectively
Writing About Dramatic Realism What's so Realistic About Realism?
1753(1)
Checklist Writing About a Realist Play
1754(1)
Writing Assignment on Realism
1754(1)
Student Essay Helmer vs. Helmer
1755(3)
More Topics for Writing
1758(1)
Evaluating a Play
1759(4)
Writing an Evaluation of a Play: Judging a Play
1760(1)
Checklist: Evaluating a Play
1761(1)
Writing Assignment on Evaluation
1761(1)
More Topics for Writing
1761(2)
Plays for Further Reading
1763(123)
Death of a Salesman
1763(70)
Arthur Miller
Writers on Writing
Tragedy and the Common Man
1833(3)
Arthur Miller
The Glass Menagerie
1836(47)
Tennessee Williams
Writers on Writing
How to Stage the Glass Menagerie
1883(3)
Tennessee Williams
New Voices in American Drama
1886(165)
The Darker Face of the Earth
1886(72)
Rita Dove
Writers on Writing
The Inspiration for the Darker Face of the Earth
1958(1)
Rita Dove
Am I Blue
1959(16)
Beth Henley
Writers on Writing
A Playwright is Born
1975(1)
Beth Henley
The Sound of a Voice
1976(15)
David Henry Hwang
Writers on Writing
Multicultural Theater
1991(1)
David Henry Hwang
Andre's Mother
1992(3)
Terrence McNally
Writers on Writing
How to Write a Play
1995(1)
Terrance McNally
Fences
1996(51)
August Wilson
Writers on Writing
A Look into Black America
2047(4)
August Wilson
WRITING
Writing About Literature
2051(24)
Reading Actively
2051(1)
Nothing Gold Can Stay
2052(1)
Robert Frost
Planning Your Essay
2053(1)
Prewriting: Discovering Ideas
2054(4)
Sample Student Prewriting Exercises
2054(4)
Developing a Literary Argument
2058(2)
Checklist: Developing a Literary Argument
2060(1)
Writing a Rough Draft
2060(3)
Sample Student Paper (Rough Draft)
2061(2)
Revising
2063(4)
Checklist: Revision Steps
2067(1)
Some Final Advice on Rewriting
2068(4)
Sample Student Paper (Revised Draft)
2069(3)
Using Critical Sources and Maintaining Academic Integrity
2072(1)
The Form of Your Finished Paper
2072(1)
Spell-Check and Grammar-Check Programs
2073(1)
Anonymous (after a poem by Jerrold H. Zar) A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers
2073(2)
Writing About a Story
2075(26)
Reading Actively
2075(2)
Thinking About a Story
2077(1)
Preparing to Write: Discovering Ideas
2077(3)
Sample Student Prewriting Exercises
2077(3)
Writing a First Draft
2080(1)
Checklist: Writing a Rough Draft
2081(1)
Revising
2081(2)
Checklist: Revision
2083(1)
What's Your Purpose? Some Common Approaches to Writing About Fiction
2083(15)
Explication
2083(2)
Sample Student Paper (Explication)
2085(3)
Analysis
2088(1)
Sample Student Paper (Analysis)
2089(3)
The Card Report
2092(1)
Sample Student Card Report
2093(2)
Comparison and Contrast
2095(1)
Sample Student Paper (Comparison and Contrast)
2096(2)
Topics for Writing
2098(3)
Writing About a Poem
2101(25)
Getting Started
2101(1)
Reading Actively
2101(1)
Design
2102(1)
Robert Frost
Thinking About a Poem
2102(1)
Preparing to Write: Discovering Ideas
2103(3)
Sample Student Prewriting Exercises
2104(2)
Writing a First Draft
2106(1)
Checklist: Writing a Rough Draft
2107(1)
Revising
2108(2)
Checklist: Revision
2110(1)
Some Common Approaches to Writing About Poetry
2110(11)
Explication
2110(1)
Sample Student Paper (Explication)
2111(3)
A Critic's Explication of Frost's ``Design''
2114(1)
Analysis
2115(1)
Sample Student Paper (Analysis)
2116(2)
Comparison and Contrast
2118(1)
Wing-Spread
2118(1)
Abbie Huston Evans
Sample Student Paper (Comparison and Contrast)
2119(2)
How to Quote a Poem
2121(2)
Topics for Writing
2123(1)
In White
2124(2)
Robert Frost
Writing About a Play
2126(12)
Reading a Play
2126(1)
Common Approaches to Writing About Drama
2127(7)
Explication
2128(1)
Analysis
2128(1)
Comparison and Contrast
2128(1)
Card Report
2128(2)
Sample Student Card Report
2130(2)
A Drama Review
2132(1)
Sample Student Drama Review
2133(1)
How to Quote a Play
2134(1)
Topics for Writing
2135(3)
Writing a Research Paper
2138(28)
Getting Started
2138(1)
Choosing a Topic
2139(1)
Finding Research Sources
2139(4)
Finding Print Resources
2139(1)
Using Online Databases
2140(1)
Finding Reliable Web Sources
2140(1)
Checklist: Finding Sources
2141(1)
Using Visual Images
2142(1)
Checklist: Using Visual Images
2143(1)
Evaluating Sources
2143(2)
Evaluating Print Resources
2143(1)
Evaluating Web Resources
2144(1)
Checklist: Evaluating Sources
2144(1)
Organizing Your Research
2145(2)
Refining Your Thesis
2147(1)
Organizing Your Paper
2148(1)
Writing and Revising
2148(1)
Guarding Academic Integrity
2149(1)
Acknowledging Sources
2149(2)
Quoting a Source
2150(1)
Citing Ideas
2150(1)
Documenting Sources Using MLA Style
2151(7)
List of Sources
2152(1)
Parenthetical References
2152(1)
Works Cited List
2152(1)
Citing Print Sources in MLA Style
2153(1)
Citing Internet Sources in MLA Style
2154(1)
Sample Works Cited List
2155(1)
Endnotes and Footnotes
2156(2)
Concluding Thoughts
2158(8)
Reference Guide for Citations
2159(7)
Writing as Discovery: Keeping a Journal
2166(6)
The Rewards of Keeping a Journal
2166(2)
Sample Journal Entry
2168(4)
Sample Student Journal
2169(3)
Writing an Essay Exam
2172(5)
Checklist: Exam Preparation
2176(1)
Taking the Exam
2176(1)
Critical Approaches to Literature
2177
Formalist Criticism
2178(1)
The Formalist Critic
2178(1)
Cleanth Brooks
Light and Darkness in ``Sonny's Blues''
2179(1)
Michael Clark
On Robert Browning's ``My Last Duchess''
2180(2)
Robert Langbaum
Biographical Criticism
2182(1)
Chekhov's Attitude to Romantic Love
2183(2)
Virginia Llewellyn Smith
On Elizabeth Bishop's ``One Art''
2185(1)
Brett C. Millier
The Source for Alcee Laballiere in ``The Storm''
2186(1)
Emily Toth
Historical Criticism
2187(1)
Imagism
2187(2)
Hugh Kenner
``To His Coy Mistress'' and the Renaissance Tradition
2189(1)
Joseph Moldenhauer
The Economics of Zora Neale Hurston's ``Sweat''
2190(2)
Kathryn Lee Seidel
Psychological Criticism
2192(1)
The Nature of Dreams
2193(1)
Sigmund Freud
Fairy Tale Motifs in ``Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?''
2194(1)
Gretchen Schulz
R. J. R. Rockwood
Poetic Influence
2195(1)
Harold Bloom
Mythological Criticism
2196(1)
The Collective Unconscious and Archetypes
2197(1)
Carl Jung
Mythic Archetypes
2198(1)
Northrop Frye
Myth in Faulkner's ``Barn Burning''
2198(2)
Edmond Volpe
Sociological Criticism
2200(1)
Content Determines Form
2201(1)
Georg Lukacs
Money and Labor in ``The Rocking-Horse Winner''
2201(2)
Daniel P. Watkins
Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln
2203(1)
Alfred Kazin
Gender Criticism
2204(1)
Toward a Feminist Poetics
2204(1)
Elaine Showalter
The Freedom of Emily Dickinson
2205(1)
Sandra M. Gilbert
Susan Gubar
Transformations in the Metamorphosis
2206(1)
Nina Pelikan Straus
Reader-Response Criticism
2207(1)
An Eskimo ``A Rose for Emily''
2208(1)
Stanley Fish
``How Do We Make a Poem?''
2209(2)
Robert Scholes
The End of Young Goodman Brown
2211(1)
Michael J. Colacurcio
Deconstructionist Criticism
2212(1)
The Death of the Author
2213(1)
Roland Barthes
Rigorous Unreliability
2213(1)
Barbara Johnson
On Wordsworth's ``A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal''
2214(2)
Geoffrey Hartman
Cultural Studies
2216(1)
Poststructuralist Cultural Critique
2217(1)
Vincent B. Leitch
What is Cultural Studies?
2218(2)
Mark Bauerlein
A Reading of William Blake's ``The Chimney Sweeper''
2220
Camille Paglia
Glossary of Literary Terms 1(1)
Acknowledgments 1(1)
Index of Major Themes 1(7)
Index of First Lines of Poetry 8(6)
Index of Authors and Titles 14(20)
Index of Literary Terms 34


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