9780821912683

Literature and the Language Arts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780821912683

  • ISBN10:

    0821912682

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-01-01
  • Publisher: EMC/PARADIGM PUBLISHING
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Table of Contents

Part I Understanding Literature 1(426)
The Folk Tradition
2(54)
The Magic of Words
``Magic Words,''
4(4)
Nalungiaq
Edward Field
Greek Myths
``The Five Ages of Man''
Robert Graves
``Orpheus'' from The Greek Myths
8(5)
Central American Myth
Anonymous
from the Popol Vuh
13(7)
Adrian Recinos
Delia Goetz
Sylvanus G. Morley
Anonymous
``Popocatepetl and Ixtacihuatl,'' retold
20(8)
Julie Piggot
Arthurian Legend
from King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table
28(14)
Roger Lancelyn Green
from Le Morte d'Arthur
42(10)
Sir Thomas Malory
Unit Review
52(1)
Language Lab: The Parts of Speech
53(2)
Language Arts Workshop: The Elements of Effective Speaking
55(1)
Lyric Poetry
56(54)
Lyric Poetry: Sound and Form
``When the Frost Is on the Punkin''
58(16)
James Whitcomb Riley
``The Listeners''
63(4)
Walter de la Mare
``Dream Variations''
67(3)
Langston Hughes
``400-Meter Free Style''
70(4)
Maxin Kumin
Lyric Poetry: Sense
``Stopping by Woods on a Snow Evening''
74(4)
Robert Frost
``The Gazelle,''
Rainer Maria Rilke
78(3)
Stephen Mitchell
``Afternoon,''
81(3)
Gabriela Mistral
Doris Dana
``The Bean Eaters''
84(3)
Gwendolyn Brooks
``Success is counted sweetest...''
87(4)
Emily Dickinson
``I heard my love...''
91(3)
Tzu Yeh
``Oranges''
94(4)
Gary Soto
``On the Pulse of Morning''
98(7)
Maya Angelou
Unit Review
105(1)
Language Lab: The Sentence
106(3)
language Arts Workshop: Giving a Speech
109(1)
Dramatic and Narrative Poetry
110(32)
Narrative Poetry
``The Highwayman''
112(7)
Alfred Noyes
``A Tense Telling of Orpheus''
119(8)
Denise Levertov
``The Cremation of Sam McGee''
127(6)
Robert Service
Prose Poetry
from ``Holidays''
133(5)
Jamaica Kincaid
Unit Review
138(1)
Language Lab: Editing for Errors in Verbs
139(1)
Language Arts Workshop: Speaking and Listening
140(2)
The Short Story
142(116)
Setting and Mood
``Lather and Nothing Else''
144(7)
Hernando Tellez
Plot and Conflict
``The Black Cat''
151(12)
Edgar Allan Poe
``The Open Window''
163(6)
Saki
Pont of View
``Flowers for Algernon''
169(26)
Daniel Keyes
``The Good Deed''
195(19)
Peal S. Buck
Character and Motivation
``The Trout''
214(7)
Sean O'Faolian
``The Necklace''
221(10)
Guy de Maupassant
``The Cabuliwallah''
231(10)
Rabindranath Tagore
Theme
``Like the Sun''
241(6)
R. K. Naryan
``The Enchanted Garden''
247(7)
Italo Calvino
Unit Review
254(1)
Language Lab: Editing for Errors in Pronouns
255(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Problem Solving and Decision Making
257(1)
Drama
258(84)
The Tragedy of Julius Cæsar
260(77)
William Shakespeare
Unit Review
337(1)
Language Lab: Editing for Errors in Modifier Usage
338(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Faulty Arguments and Propaganda Techniques
340(2)
Nonfiction
342(84)
Autobiography
from The Diary of a Young Girl
344(22)
Anne Frank
from Hiroshima Dairy
366(9)
Michihiko Hachiya
Biography and History
``Harriet Tubman: The Moses of Her People''
375(10)
Langston Hughes
``Montgomery Boycott''
385(10)
Coretta Scott King
Speeches
``Yonder sky that has wept tears of compassion...''
395(7)
Chief Seattle
``The Challenger Disaster''
402(5)
Peggy Noonan
The Essay
``The Last Bison''
407(7)
David Quammen
``Sundiata Keita, the Legend and the King,'' from The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa
414(7)
Patricia
Fredrick McKissack
Unit Review
421(1)
Language Lab: Editing for Errors in Usage
422(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Reading Skills
424(2)
Part 2 Themes in Literature 426(116)
Cultures in Conflict
428(44)
Short Story
``One of Grandma Selma's Stories''
430(4)
Mary Lockwood
Nonfiction
from Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese-American Family
434(10)
Yoshiko Uchida
Short Story
``The Gift of Cochise''
444(15)
Luis L'Amour
Nonfiction
from When Haven and Earth Changed Places
459(8)
Le Ly Hayslip
Unit Review
467(1)
Language Lab: proofreading for Comma Errors
468(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Using Reference Works
470(2)
Mothers and Fathers
472(30)
Poem
``The Courage That My Mother Had''
474(3)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Short Story
``The Enchanted Raisin''
477(9)
Jacqueline Balcells
Poem
``The Funeral''
486(3)
Gordon Parks
Autobiography
from My Left Foot
489(8)
Christy Brown
Unit Review
497(1)
Language Lab: Proofreading for Other Punctuation Errors
498(3)
Language Arts Workshop: Preparing a Research Report
501(1)
Lessons Learned
502(40)
Short Story
``The Happy Man''
504(11)
Naguib Mahfouz
``Land Enough for a Man''
515(14)
Leo Tolstoy
Poem
``First Lesson''
529(3)
Phyllis McGinley
Short Story
``Thank You, M'am''
532(6)
Languston Hughes
Unit Review
538(1)
Language Lab: Proofreading for Capitalization Errors
539(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Taking Essay Tests
541(1)
Part 3 Genres of Literature 542(382)
Fantasy and Science Fiction
544(44)
Short Story
``The Pedestrian''
546(7)
Ray Bradbury
``Escape''
553(14)
Ilya Varshavsky
``By the Waters of Babylon''
567(13)
Stephen Vincent Benet
Poem
``All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace''
580(4)
Richard Brautigan
Unit Review
584(1)
Language Lab: Proofreading for Spelling Errors
585(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Taking Standardized Tests
587(1)
Mystery and Detective Literature
588(52)
Short Story
``The Adventure of the Speckled Band''
590(24)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
``The Thief''
614(12)
Junchiro Tanizaki
``The Meeting''
626(9)
Jorge Luis Borges
Unit Review
635(1)
Language Lab: Vocabulary Development
636(2)
Language Arts Workshop: Letters and Forms
638(2)
The Contemporary African Novel
640(160)
Thinga Fall Apart
642(113)
Chinua Achebe
Unit Review
755(3)
Language Arts Workshop: Writing on the Job
758(4)
Language Arts Survey
Essential Skills: Writing
Introduction to Writing
762(5)
The Process of Writing
762(1)
Keeping a Writer's Journal
763(1)
Keeping a Writer's Portfolio
764(1)
Using Computers for Writing
765(2)
Prewriting: Developing a Plan for Writing
767(8)
Choosing and Focusing a Topic
768(1)
Choosing and Purpose or Aim
769(2)
Choosing and Analyzing an Audience
771(6701)
Choosing a Form
7472
Modes of Writing
774(1)
Prewriting: Exploring Ideas on Your Own
775(10)
Recalling
775(1)
Observing
776(1)
Freewriting
777(1)
Questioning
778(1)
Analyzing
778(1)
Imagining
779(1)
Role Playing
780(1)
Clustering
781(1)
Sensory Detail Charts
781(1)
Time Lines
782(1)
Flow Charts
783(1)
Story Maps
783(1)
Pro and Con Charts
784(1)
Analysis Charts
785(1)
Venn Diagrams
785(1)
Prewriting: Using Outside Sources
785(2)
Brainstorming
785(1)
Discussion
786(1)
Interviewing
786(1)
Using Print Sources
787(1)
Using Nonprint Sources
787(1)
Prewriting: Organizing Your Ideas
787(4)
Revising Your Writing Plan
787(1)
Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Details
788(1)
Making a Rough Outline
788(1)
Making a Formal Outline
789(1)
Organizing Ideas
789(2)
Drafting: Approaches to Writing a Draft
791(1)
Writing a Discovery Draft
791(1)
Writing a Careful Draft
791(1)
The Prewriting, Drafting, and Revising Cycle
791(1)
Drafting: Paragraphs
792(1)
Paragraphs with Topic Sentences
792(1)
Paragraphs without Topic Sentences
792(1)
Elaboration: Types of Supporting Details
793(1)
Drafting: Compositions
793(1)
Writing a Thesis Statement and Topic Sentences
793(1)
Organizing a Composition
794(1)
Revising: Approaches to Revision
794(3)
Self-Evaluation
794(1)
Peer Evaluation
795(1)
Four Types of Revision
796(1)
Marking a Manuscript
796(1)
Proofreading and Publishing
797(3)
Proofreading Checklist
797(1)
Preparig Your Manuscript
798(1)
Publishing or Presenting Your Work
799(1)
Essential Skills: Language
Grammar Handbook Introduction to Grammar
800(62)
The Grammar You Already Know
800(1)
The Uses of Grammar
800(1)
The Parts of Speech
801(7)
Common and Proper Nouns
801(1)
Concrete and Abstract Nouns
801(1)
Compound and Collective Nouns
802(1)
Personal Pronouns
802(1)
Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
802(1)
Demonstrative Pronouns
802(1)
Indefinite Pronouns
803(1)
Interrogative Pronouns
803(1)
Relative Pronouns
803(1)
Action Verbs
803(1)
Linking Verbs
803(1)
Auxiliary Verbs
804(1)
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
804(1)
Verbals: Participles
804(1)
Verbals: Gerunds
804(1)
Verbals: Infinitives
804(1)
Adjective and Articles
805(1)
Proper Adjectives
805(1)
Predicate Adjectives
805(1)
Adverbs
805(1)
Adjective or Adverb?
806(1)
Prepositions
806(1)
Coordinating Conjunctions
806(1)
Correlativa Conjunctions
807(1)
Subordinating Conjunctions
807(1)
Conjunctive Adverbs
807(1)
Interjections
807(1)
Words As Other Parts of Speech I
808(1)
Words As Other Parts of Speech II
808(1)
Using the Parts of Speech in Writing
808(2)
Using Precise Nouns
808(1)
Using Vivid Verbs
809(1)
Replacing Linking Verbs with Action Verbs
809(1)
Using Colorful Modifiers
809(1)
Building Sentences
810(3)
The Functions of Sentences
810(1)
Substantives
811(1)
Simple Sentences: SUB + V
811(1)
Simple Sentences: SUB + AV + SUB
811(1)
Simple Sentences: SUB + LV + SUB or ADJ
811(1)
Simple Sentences: SUB + AV + SUB + SUB
812(1)
Independent Clauses
812(1)
Compound Sentences
812(1)
Complex Sentences
813(1)
Compound-Complex Sentences
813(1)
Expanding Sentences
813(2)
Adding Modifiers
813(1)
Adding Prepositional Phrases
814(1)
Adding Appositives and Appositive Phrases
814(1)
Adding Predicates
814(1)
Adding Subordinate Clauses
814(1)
Combining Sentences
815(1)
Combining Sentences Using Single Words
815(1)
Combining Sentences Using Phrases
815(1)
Combining Sentences Using Clauses
815(1)
Editing Sentences
816(4)
Varying Sentences Openings
816(1)
Varying Sentences Length and Structure
816(1)
Using the Active Voice
817(1)
Achieving Parallelism
817(1)
Deleting Repeated or Unnecessary Ideas
818(1)
Reducing Wordiness
818(1)
Correcting Sentence Strings
818(1)
Correcting Sentence Fragments
819(1)
Correcting Run-ons
819(1)
Correcting Dangling or Misplaced Modifiers
820(1)
Inverting Sentences for Emphasis
820(1)
Editing for Errors in Verb Tense
820(3)
Improper Shifts in Verb Tense
820(1)
Irregular Verbs I
821(1)
Irregular Verbs II
821(1)
Split Infinitives
822(1)
Voice and Mood
822(1)
Editing for Errors in Subject/Verb Agreement
823(4)
Agreement of Subject and Verb
823(1)
Agreement with Compound Subject
824(1)
Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns
825(1)
Agreement in Inverted Sentences
825(1)
Agreement with Doesn't and Don't
825(1)
Other Problems in Subject/Vern Agreement
825(2)
Editing for Errors in Pronoun Usage
827(4)
Pronoun Case I
827(1)
Pronoun Case II
828(1)
Who and Whom
828(1)
Pronouns with Appositives
829(1)
Pronouns as Appositives
829(1)
Pronouns in Comparisons
829(1)
Agreement of Pronouns and Antecedents
829(1)
Reference of Pronouns to Antecedents I
830(1)
Reference of Pronouns to Antecedents II
830(1)
Editing for Errors in Modifier Usage
831(3)
Modifers with Action and Linking Verbs
831(1)
Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
832(1)
Illogical and Double Comparisons
832(1)
Double Negatives
833(1)
Other Problems with Modifiers
833(1)
Usage Handbook
834(2)
Usage Problems I
834(1)
Usage Problems II
835(1)
Usage Problems III
835(1)
Mechanics Handbook
836(1)
Proofreading for Errors in End Marks and Commas
836(1)
End Marks
836(2)
Commas I
836(1)
Commas II
837(1)
Commas III
838(1)
Proofreading for Other Punctuation Errors
838(5)
Semicolons
838(1)
Colons
839(1)
Dashes
839(1)
Hyphens
839(1)
Parentheses and Brackets
840(1)
Apostrophes
840(1)
Underlining and Italics
841(1)
Quotation Marks I
842(1)
Quotation Marks II
842(1)
Ellipsis
843(1)
Proofreading for Errors in Capitalization
843(7)
Astronomical Terms
843(1)
Awards
843(1)
Brand and Trade Names
843(1)
Buildings and Structures
844(1)
Days, Months, Years, and Holidays
844(1)
Directions and Regions
844(1)
Events and Periods
845(1)
Family Relationships
845(1)
First Words
845(1)
Interjections
845(1)
Letters
845(1)
Organizations and Institutions
846(1)
Outlines
846(1)
Personal Names
846(1)
Place Names
847(1)
Poetry
847(1)
Proper Nouns and Adjectives
848(1)
Quotations
848(1)
Sacred Beings and Writings
848(1)
School Subjects, Courses, Grades, and Years
848(1)
The Pronoun I
849(1)
Titles of Artworks
849(1)
Titles of Literary Works
849(1)
Titles of Musical Works
849(1)
Titles of Persons and Occupations
849(1)
Units of Time
850(1)
Vehicles
850(1)
Spelling Handbook
850(2)
Proofreading for Spelling Errors
850(1)
Using Spelling Rules I
850(1)
Using Spelling Rules II
851(1)
Vocabulary Development
852(5)
Making a Plan for Vocabulary Development
852(1)
Using Context Clues I
852(1)
Using Context Clues II
853(1)
Base Words and Prefixes
853(1)
Suffixes
854(1)
Greek and Latin Roots
854(1)
Word Origins I
855(1)
Word Origins II
855(1)
Words from Other Curricular Areas I
856(1)
Words from Other Curricular Areas II
856(1)
Varieties of English
857(5)
Formal and Informal English
857(1)
Register
858(1)
Tone and Voice
858(1)
Dialects of English
859(1)
Jargon and Gobbledygook
860(1)
Cliches and Euphemisms
860(1)
Connotation and Denotation
861(1)
Essential Skills: Speaking and Listening
862(8)
A Communication Model
862(1)
Elements of Verbal Communication
863(1)
Elements of Nonverbal Communication
864(1)
Active Listening
865(1)
Interpersonal Communication
866(1)
Discussion
867(1)
Public Speaking
867(1)
Oral Interpretation
868(2)
Essential Skills: Study and Research
870(44)
Thinking Skills
870(11)
Strategies for Problem Solving I
870(1)
Strategies for Problem Solving II
871(1)
Strategies for Decision Making
872(1)
Memorizing
873(1)
Remembering and Visualizing
874(1)
Observing
874(1)
Classifying
875(1)
Comparing and Contrasting
875(1)
Estimating and Quantifying
875(1)
Analyzing
876(1)
Generalizing
876(1)
Deucing
876(1)
Making Hypotheses
877(1)
Avoiding Faulty Arguments
877(3)
Understanding Propaganda Techniques
880(1)
Reading Skills
881(6)
Reading Rates
881(2)
Previewing Your Reading
883(1)
Reading Actively
883(2)
Reading Charts and Graphs
885(2)
Research Skills
887(19)
The Classification of Library Materials
887(2)
Using Searching Tools
889(1)
Using the Card Catalog
890(2)
Using Reference Works
892(1)
Using Dictionaries
893(1)
Using Thesauruses
894(1)
Computer-assisted Research
894(1)
Other Sources of Information
895(1)
Evaluating Sources
895(1)
Bibliographies and Bibliography Cards
896(5)
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
901(1)
Informal Note-taking
902(1)
Formal Note-taking
903(1)
Documenting Sources in a Report
904(2)
Footnotes and Endnotes
906(1)
Test-Taking Skills
906(1)
Objective Tests
906(2)
Strategies for Taking Objective Tests
906(1)
True/False Questions
907(1)
Multiple-choice Questions
907(1)
Short-answer Questions
908(1)
Standardized Tests
908(3)
Strategies for Taking Standardized Tests
908(1)
Analogy Questions
909(1)
Sentence-completion Questions
909(1)
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Questions
910(1)
Reading Comprehension Questions
911(1)
Synonym and Antonym Questions
911(1)
Strategies for Taking Essay Tests
911(3)
Analyzing an Essay Question
911(1)
Organizing an Answer to an Essay Question
912(1)
Reviewing an Answer to an Essay Question
913(1)
Essential Skills: Applied English/Tech Prep
914(10)
Letters and Forms
914(7)
Filling Out Forms and Applications
914(2)
The Form of a Personal Letter
916(1)
The Form of Business Letter
917(1)
Types of Business Letter I
918(1)
Types of Business Letter II
919(2)
Writing on the Job
921(3)
Writing Memoranda
922(1)
Technical Writing
922(1)
Writing Promotional and Public Relations Copy
923(1)
Handbook of Literary Terms 924(26)
Glossary of Words for Everyday Use 950(14)
Index of Titles and Authors 964(2)
Index of Skills 966(8)
Index of Fine Art 974

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