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Making Literature Matter : An Anthology for Readers and Writers,9780312436117

Making Literature Matter : An Anthology for Readers and Writers

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Pub. Date:
10/25/2005
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Summary

Making Literature Mattercombines an innovative writing text with a uniquely organized anthology for introductory literature courses that emphasize critical thinking and writing. The third edition addresses new trends in literature and composition, with more instruction on writing arguments and unique clusters that pair literary and visual texts for analysis.

Author Biography

JOHN SCHILB (Ph.D., State University of New York -- Binghamton) is an associate professor of English at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he holds the Culbertson Chair in Writing. He has coedited Contending with Words: Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Age (1991) and, with John Clifford, Writing Theory and Critical Theory (1994). He is author of Between the Lines: Relating Composition Theory and Literary Theory (1996).

JOHN CLIFFORD (Ph.D., New York University) is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Author or editor of several composition textbooks, he has published numerous scholarly articles on pedagogy, critical theory and composition theory, and has edited two books on those subjects: The Experience of Reading: Louis Rosenblatt and Reader-Response Theory (1991) and, with John Schilb, Writing Theory and Critical Theory.

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors iii
Contents by Genre xxiii
PART ONE Working with Literature
1. What Is Literature? How and Why Does It Matter?
3(11)
JAMES WRIGHT, Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota (poem)
3(1)
How Have People Defined Literature?
4(3)
What about Literature Has Mattered to People?
7(1)
What Can You Do to Make Literature Matter to Others?
8(5)
FRANZ WRIGHT, Flight (poem)
10(3)
Summing Up
13(1)
2. Thinking and Reading Critically
14(43)
Approaching Literature
15(1)
Thinking Critically: The Value of Argument
16(2)
Responding to Two Stories about Work
18(19)
DANIEL OROZCO, Orientation (story)
18(5)
JAMAICA KINCAID, Girl (story)
23(3)
The Elements of Argument
26(11)
Issues,
26(7)
Claims,
33(1)
Persuasion,
34(1)
Audience,
35(1)
Evidence,
35(1)
Wan-ants,
36(1)
Reading Critically
37(12)
MAURA STANTON, Shoplifters (poem)
38(9)
Steps to Reading Critically: An Analysis of "Shoplifters,"
39(6)
Maura Stanton's Response to the Analysis,
45(2)
Literature as Argument
47(1)
JOHN MILTON, When I consider how my light is spent (poem)
47(2)
Investigating Topics of Literary Criticism
49(6)
LYNDA HULL, Night Waitress (poem)
50(5)
Summing Up
55(2)
3. The Writing Process
57(39)
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, The Solitary Reaper (poem)
57(1)
Exploring
58(6)
Planning
64(4)
Composing
68(6)
Title,
68(1)
Style,
69(1)
Introduction,
70(1)
Development,
70(1)
Emphasis,
71(2)
Conclusion,
73(1)
Further Suggestions for Developing an Argument about a Work of Literature
74(1)
Sample Student Paper: First Draft
75(3)
ABBY HAZELTON, The Passage of Time in "The Solitary Reaper"
75(3)
Revising
78(3)
Logic,
78(1)
Organization,
79(1)
Clarity,
79(1)
Emphasis,
79(1)
Style,
79(1)
Grammar,
79(1)
Physical Appearance,
79(2)
Recognizing and Avoiding Fallacies
81(3)
Sample Student Paper: Revised Draft
84(3)
ABBY HAZELTON, The Passage of Time in "The Solitary Reaper"
84(3)
Writing a Comparative Paper
87(3)
TED KOOSER, Four Secretaries (poem)
88(2)
Sample Comparative Paper
90(4)
MARLA TRACY, When Singing Is Not Singing
91(3)
Summing Up
94(2)
4. Writing about Stories
96(35)
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS, The Use of Force
97(2)
EUDORA WELTY, A Visit of Charity
99(4)
REBECCA BROWN, The Gift of Sweat
103(4)
Students' Personal Responses to the Stories
107(3)
The Elements of Short Fiction
110(16)
Plot and Structure,
110(4)
Point of View,
114(2)
Characters,
116(2)
Setting,
118(1)
Imagery,
119(1)
Language,
120(1)
Theme,
121(5)
Sample Student Paper: Final Draft
126(4)
ALISON CALDWELL, Forms of Blindness in "The Use of Force"
126(4)
Summing Up
130(1)
5. Writing about Poems
131(26)
ROSANNA WARREN, In Creve Coeur, Missouri
133(1)
CHARLES FORT, We Did Not Fear the Father
133(1)
PHILIP LEVINE, What Work Is
134(1)
MARY OLIVER, Singapore
135(1)
YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA, Blackberries
136(1)
EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON, The Mill
137(1)
JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA, So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans
137(2)
LOUISE ERDRICH, The Lady in the Pink Mustang
139(1)
A Student's Personal Responses to the Poems
140(3)
Sample Student Paper: First Draft
143(3)
MICHAELA FIORRUCI, Boundaries in Robinson, Komunyakaa, and Oliver
143(3)
The Elements of Poetry
146(6)
Speaker and Tone,
146(1)
Diction and Syntax,
146(1)
Figures of Speech,
147(2)
Sound,
149(1)
Rhythm and Meter,
150(1)
Theme,
151(1)
Sample Student Paper: Revised Draft
152(3)
MICHAELA FIORRUCI, Negotiating Boundaries
152(3)
Summing Up
155(2)
6. Writing about Plays
157(20)
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, From The Glass Menagerie (scene)
158(4)
MARSHA NORMAN, From 'night, Mother (scene)
162(3)
The Elements of Drama
165(7)
Plot and Structure,
165(2)
Characters,
167(1)
Stage Directions and Setting,
168(1)
Imagery,
169(1)
Language,
170(1)
Theme,
171(1)
Sample Student Paper: Final Draft
172(4)
TIM KERWIN, The Significance of What Jessie "Thinks"
172(4)
Summing Up
176(1)
7. Writing about Essays
177(24)
JUNE JORDAN, Many Rivers to Cross
178(6)
ALICE WALKER, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens
184(7)
A Student's Personal Response
191(1)
The Elements of Essays
192(4)
Voice,
192(1)
Style,
193(1)
Structure,
194(1)
Ideas,
195(1)
Sample Student Paper
196(3)
ISLA BRAVO, Resisting Women's Roles
196(3)
Summing Up
199(2)
8. Working with a Collection of Writings
201(9)
WOMEN'S WORK: A Collection of Poems by Marge Piercy
201(9)
MARGE PIERCY, To Be of Use
202(2)
MARGE PIERCY, For Strong Women
204(2)
MARGE PIERCY, The Market Econony
206(1)
MARGE PIERCY, What's That Smell in the Kitchen?
207(3)
9. Working with Critical Commentaries
210(11)
WORK AS METAPHOR: Critical Commentaries on a Poem
210(4)
ROBERT FROST, After Apple-Picking
211(3)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
ROBERT PENN WARREN, From "The Themes of Robert Frost"
214(1)
JOHN J. CONDER, From "'After Apple-Picking': Frost's Troubled Sleep"
215(2)
MARIE BORROFF, From "Robert Frost: 'To Earthward'"
217(1)
ROBERT FAGGEN, From Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin
218(3)
10. Working with Cultural Contexts
221(1)
FIGHTING FOR RESPECT: Cultural Contexts for a Story
222(12)
RALPH ELLISON, Battle Royal
223(11)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON, Atlanta Exposition Address (The Atlanta Compromise)
234(4)
W.E.B. DU BOIS, Of Mr. Booker T. Washington
238(4)
GUNNAR MYRDAL, Social Equality
242(4)
11. Working with Re-Visions
246(1)
A DISGRUNTLED WORKER: Re-Visions of a Raymond Carver Story
247(25)
RAYMOND CARVER, The Bath
247(7)
RAYMOND CARVER, A Small, Good Thing
254(18)
12. Working with Texts and Images
272(1)
PORTRAITS OF SWEEPERS: Poems and Images
272(12)
WILLIAM BLAKE, The Chimney Sweeper
273(1)
JULIA ALVAREZ, How I Learned to Sweep
274(2)
MARILYN CHIN, Autumn Leaves
276(1)
GORDON PARKS, Ella Watson (photograph)
277(6)
PART TWO Literature and Its Issues
13. Living in Families
283(1261)
MEMORIES OF FAMILY: Essays
284(29)
BRENT STAPLES, The Runaway SOH
285(7)
ALEXANDRA FULLER, Olivia, January 1978
292(8)
RICK MOODY, Demonology
300(8)
N. SCOTT MOMADAY, The Way to Rainy Mountain
308(5)
RECONCILING WITH FATHERS: Poems
313(8)
LUCILLE CLIFTON, forgiving my father
314(1)
ROBERT HAYDEN, Those Winter Sundays
315(1)
THEODORE ROETHKE, My Papa's Waltz
316(2)
SHIRLEY GEOK-LIN LIM, Father from Asia
318(1)
LOUISE GLÜCK, Terminal Resemblance
319(2)
EXORCISING THE DEAD: Critical Commentaries on a Poem
321(5)
SYLVIA PLATH, Daddy
323(3)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
MARY LYNN BROE, From Protean Poetic: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath
326(2)
LYNDA K. BUNDTZEN, From Plath's Incarnations
328(2)
STEVEN GOULD AXELROD, From Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Words
330(5)
TIM KENDALL, From Sylvia Plath: A Critical Study
335(4)
MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: Stories
339(24)
TILLIE OLSEN, I Stand Here Ironing
340(6)
AMY TAN, Two Kinds
346(9)
ALICE WALKER, Everyday Use
355(8)
SIBLINGS IN CONFLICT: Stories
363(37)
TOBIAS WOLFF, The Rich Brother
363(13)
JAMES BALDWIN, Sonny's Blues
376(24)
FAMILY DRAMAS: Re-Visions of a Play
400(60)
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, The Glass Menagerie
401(47)
CHRISTOPHER DURANG, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
448(12)
GRANDPARENTS AND LEGACIES: Poems
460(11)
ELIZABETH COOK-LYNN, Grandfather at the Indian Health Clinic
461(1)
NIKKI GIOVANNI, Legacies
462(1)
LINDA HOGAN, Heritage
463(2)
GARY SOTO, Behind Grandma's House
465(2)
ALBERTO RIOS, Mi Abuelo
467(2)
YVONNE V. SAPIA, Grandmother, a Caribbean Indian, Described by My Father
469(2)
FAMILY BONDS AND BONDAGE: A Collection of Essays by bell hooks
471(13)
BELL HOOKS, Inspired Eccentricity
472(6)
BELL HOOKS, Talking Back
478(4)
BELL HOOKS, Spirit
482(2)
A FAMILY'S DREAMS: Cultural Contexts for a Play
484(69)
LORRAINE HANSBERRY, A Raisin in the Sun
485(68)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
THE CRISIS, The Hansberrys of Chicago: They Join Business Acumen with Social Vision
553(2)
LORRAINE HANSBERRY, April 23, 1964, Letter to the New York Times
555(1)
ALAN EHRENHALT, From The Lost City: Discovering the Forgotten Virtues of Community in the Chicago of the 1950's
556(9)
SIDNEY POTHER, From The Measure of Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
565(6)
PARENTAL CRISIS: Stories
571(28)
ERNEST HEMINGWAY, Hills Like White Elephants
571(5)
T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE, The Love of My Life
576(13)
KATE BRAVERMAN, Pagan Night
589(10)
GAYS AND LESBIANS IN FAMILIES: Poems
599(7)
ESSEX HEMPHILL, Commitments
599(2)
KITTY TSUI, A Chinese Banquet
601(2)
MINNIE BRUCE PRATT, Two Small-Sized Girls
603(3)
FAMILY ALBUMS: A Story and Images
606(12)
DELMORE SCHWARTZ, In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
607(6)
ROSE AND HARRY SCHWARTZ (photograph)
613(1)
DELMORE SCHWARTZ (photograph)
614(3)
14. Loving
617(1)
TRUE LOVE: Poems
618(10)
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Let me not to the marriage of true minds
619(1)
ANNE BRADSTREET, To My Dear and Loving Husband
620(1)
E.E. CUMMINGS, somewhere i have never travelled
621(1)
WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA, True Love
622(2)
SHARON OLDS, True Love
624(2)
MICHAEL S. HARPER, Discovery
626(2)
ROMANTIC DREAMS: Stories
628(18)
LESLIE MARMON SILKO, Yellow Woman
628(8)
JAMES JOYCE, Araby
636(5)
JOHN UPDIKE, A&P
641(5)
LOVE AND MYTH: Essays
646(11)
DIANE ACKERMAN, Orpheus and Eurydice
647(3)
CAROL GILLIGAN, Psyche and Cupid
650(7)
A SEDUCTIVE ARGUMENT: Re-Visions of a Poem
657(5)
ANDREW MARVELL, To His Coy Mistress
658(2)
PETER DE VRIES, To His Importunate Mistress
660(2)
TO LOVE OR NOT TO LOVE: Critical Commentaries on a Poem
662(5)
T.S. ELIOT, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
663(4)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
CHARLES CHILD WALCUTT, Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
667(2)
BRUCE HAYMAN, From "How Old Is Prufrock? Does He Want to Get Married?"
669(3)
LEON WALDOFF, From "Prufrock's Defenses and Our Response"
672(2)
HEATHER BROWN, The Ambiguity of Romance in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
674(4)
MELINDA HOLLIS, Prufrock's Road to Love Is Paved with Irony
678(4)
THE APPEARANCE OF LOVE: A Collection of Writings by Kate Chopin
682(13)
KATE CHOPIN, The Storm
683(5)
KATE CHOPIN, The Story of an Hour
688(2)
KATE CHOPIN, Desiree's Baby
690(5)
IS THIS LOVE?: Stories
695(27)
WILLIAM FAULKNER, A Rose for Emily
696(7)
RAYMOND CARVER, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
703(10)
ZORA NEALE HURSTON, The Gilded Six-Bits
713(9)
JEALOUS LOVE: A Play and Images
722(92)
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Othello
723(88)
EUGČNE DELACROIX, Desdemona Cursed by Her Father (painting)
811(1)
EUGČNE DELACROIX, Othello and Desdemona (painting)
812(2)
ROMANTIC ILLUSIONS: Cultural Contexts for a Play
814(50)
DAVID HENRY HWANG, M. Butterfly
815(49)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
PAUL GRAY, What Is Love?
864(3)
ANASTASIA TOUFEXIS, The Right Chemistry
867(4)
NATHANIEL BRANDEN, Immature Love
871(4)
LOOKING BACK ON PAST LOVE: Stories
875(23)
EDITH WHARTON, Roman Fever
875(10)
ALICE ELLIOTT DARK, The Secret Spot
885(13)
LOVE AS A HAVEN?: Poems
898(8)
MATTHEW ARNOLD, Dover Beach
899(2)
MARK DOTY, Night Ferry
901(4)
15. Freedom and Confinement
905(1)
FREEDOM FOR ANIMALS: Poems
906(10)
MAXINE KUMIN, Woodchucks
906(2)
D.H. LAWRENCE, Snake
908(3)
ELIZABETH BISHOP, The Fish
911(2)
JOHN CLARE, The Badger
913(3)
CONFINED FOR HER OWN GOOD: Cultural Contexts for a Story
916(14)
CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, The Yellow Wallpaper
917(13)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, Why I Wrote "The Yellow Wallpaper"
930(1)
S. WEIR MITCHELL, From "The Evolution of the Rest Treatment"
931(5)
JOHN HARVEY KELLOGG, From The Ladies' Guide in Health and Disease
936(5)
THE MARRIAGE TRAP: Plays
941(66)
HENRIK IBSEN, A Doll House
943(52)
SUSAN GLASPELL, Trifles
995(12)
HOBBLED BY LANGUAGE: Critical Commentaries on an Essay
1007(11)
RICHARD RODRIGUEZ, Aria
1008(10)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
RAMÓN SALDIVAR, From Chicano Narrative
1018(1)
TOMÁS RIVERA, From "Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of Memory as Humanistic Antithesis"
1019(2)
VICTOR VILLANUEVA JR., From "Whose Voice Is It Anyway?"
1021(2)
TRAPPED IN STEREOTYPES: Poems
1023(10)
CHRYSTOS, Today Was a Bad Day Like TB
1024(2)
LOUISE ERDRICH, Dear John Wayne
1026(2)
DWIGHT OKITA, In Response to Executive Order 9066
1028(1)
DAVID HERNANDEZ, Pigeons
1029(2)
SONIA SANCHEZ, Song No. 3
1031(2)
THE CAGE OF CIVILIZATION: Re-Visions of a Story
1033(13)
FRANZ KAFKA, A Report to an Academy
1034(6)
STEVEN MILLHAUSER, Kaspar Hauser Speaks
1040(6)
REMEMBERING THE DEATH CAMPS: Poems
1046(9)
MARTIN NIEMÖLLER, First They Came for the Jews
1047(1)
NELLY SACHS, A Dead Child Speaks
1048(1)
YEVGENY YEVTUSHENKO, Babii Yar
1049(3)
KAREN GERSHON, Race
1052(2)
ANNE SEXTON, After Auschwitz
1054(1)
PRISONERS OF WAR: Stories
1055(23)
FRANK O'CONNOR, Guests of the Nation
1056(9)
HARUKI MURAKAMI, Another Way to Die
1065(13)
A LETTER FROM JAIL: An Essay and Images
1078(16)
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., Letter from Birmingham Jail
1079(15)
Protesting Desegregation in Montgomery, Alabama (photograph)
1092(1)
The Arrest of Martin Luther King Jr. (photograph)
1092(1)
Martin Luther King Jr. in Birmingham Jail (photograph)
1093(1)
A DREAM OF FREEDOM: A Collection of Poems by Langston Hughes
1094(12)
LANGSTON HUGHES, Let America Be America Again
1095(3)
LANGSTON HUGHES, Open Letter to the South
1098(3)
LANGSTON HUGHES, Theme for English B
1101(1)
LANGSTON HUGHES, Harlem
1102(3)
16. Doing Justice
1105(1)
LEARNING ABOUT INJUSTICE: Stories
1106(23)
TONI CADE BAMBARA, The Lesson
1107(6)
ZZ PACKER, Brownies
1113(16)
COMMUNITY JUSTICE: Essays
1129(35)
SCOTT RUSSELL SANDERS, Doing Time in the Thirteenth Chair
1130(14)
JOYCE CAROL OATES, I, the Juror
1144(10)
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON, No Name Woman
1154(10)
PUNISHMENTS: Poems
1164(13)
CAROLYN FORCHÉ, The Colonel
1165(1)
SEAMUS HEANEY, Punishment
1166(3)
RITA DOVE, Parsley
1169(3)
SHERMAN ALEXIE, Capital Punishment
1172(5)
HE SAID/SHE SAID: Re-Visions of a Poem
1177(5)
ROBERT BROWNING, My Last Duchess
1177(3)
GABRIEL SPERA, My Ex-Husband
1180(2)
FIGHTING EVIL: Stories
1182(20)
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, Young Goodman Brown
1183(10)
HANIF KUREISHI, My Son, the Fanatic
1193(9)
AVENGING A KILLING: Stories
1202(24)
ANDRE DUBUS, Killings
1203(13)
YIYUN LI, Persimmons
1216(10)
A GUILTY CONSCIENCE? A Collection of Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
1226(21)
EDGAR ALLAN POE, The Cask of Amontillado
1226(6)
EDGAR ALLAN POE, The Tell-Tale Heart
1232(4)
EDGAR ALLAN POE, Thou Art the Man
1236(11)
CHARGING A TEACHER WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Cultural Contexts for a Play
1247(32)
DAVID MAMET, Oleanna
1249(30)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
ANITA HILL AND CLARENCE THOMAS, Statements to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee on October 11, 1991
1279(10)
HOWARD GADLIN, From "Mediating Sexual Harassment"
1289(7)
ROBERT M. O'NEIL, Protecting Free Speech When the Issue Is Sexual Harassment
1296(4)
LISA JARDINE, From Oleanna: Sex and Power Games in the Classroom
1300(4)
MISFIT JUSTICE: Critical Commentaries on a Story
1304(13)
FLANNERY O'CONNOR, A Good Man Is Hard to Find
1304(13)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
FLANNERY O'CONNOR, From Mystery and Manners
1317(1)
MARTHA STEPHENS, From The Question of Flannery O'Connor
1318(4)
MADISON JONES, From "A Good Man's Predicament"
1322(2)
STEPHEN BANDY, From —One of My Babies': The Misfit and the Grandmother"
1324(4)
CONSCIENCE ON TRIAL: A Play and Images
1328(43)
SOPHOCLES, Antigone
1328(40)
JOSE DOMJAN, Poster for a Production of Antigone
1368(1)
WIESLAW GRZEGORCZYK, Poster for a Production of Antigone
1369(1)
MORELAND THEATRE COMPANY, Poster for a Production of Antigone
1370(1)
UNJUST CITIES: Poems
1371(9)
WILLIAM BLAKE, London
1372(1)
COUNTEE CULLEN, Incident
1373(1)
MARTIN ESPADA, City of Coughing and Dead Radiators
1374(4)
17. Confronting Mortality
1378(2)
RELATING BIRTH AND DEATH: Poems
1380(6)
ELIZABETH SPIRES, The First Day
1380(2)
GWENDOLYN BROOKS, The Mother
1382(1)
JOY HARJO, When the World as We Knew It Ended
1383(3)
FACING CHILDHOOD FEARS: Re-Visions of a Story
1386(16)
CHARLES PERRAULT, Little Red Riding Hood
1387(3)
JAKOB AND WILHELM GRIMM, Little Red Cap
1390(3)
ANGELA CARTER, The Company of Wolves
1393(9)
THE PASSAGE OF TIME: Poems
1402(6)
JOHN KEATS, Ode on a Grecian Urn
1403(2)
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, Spring and Fall
1405(2)
A.E. HOUSMAN, Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
1407(1)
MEMORIALS: Poems
1408(6)
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY, Ozymandias
1409(1)
W.H. AUDEN, The Unknown Citizen
1410(2)
YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA, Facing It
1412(2)
FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL: Stories
1414(24)
TIM O'BRIEN, The Things They Carried
1414(14)
JAMESON CURRIER, What They Carried
1428(10)
LEARNING FROM PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS WITH MORTALITY: Essays
1438(8)
AUDRE LORDE, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action
1438(4)
RAFAEL CAMPO, Just the Facts
1442(4)
IMAGINING THE END: A Collection of Poems by Emily Dickinson
1446(6)
EMILY DICKINSON, I like a look of Agony
1447(1)
EMILY DICKINSON, I've seen a Dying Eye
1448(1)
EMILY DICKINSON, I heard a Fly buzz — when I died—
1449(1)
EMILY DICKINSON, Because I could not stop for Death —
1450(2)
DISRESPECTING DEATH: Poems
1452(6)
JOHN DONNE, Death Be Not Proud
1453(1)
DYLAN THOMAS, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
1454(1)
WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA, On Death, without Exaggeration
1455(3)
ESCAPING LIFE: Critical Commentaries on a Play
1458(35)
MARSHA NORMAN, 'night, Mother
1459(34)
CRITICAL COMMENTARIES
LISA J. MCDONNELL, From "Diverse Similitude: Beth Henley and Marsha Norman"
1493(1)
SALLY BROWDER, From " Thought You Were Mine': Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother"
1494(1)
JENNY S. SPENCER, From "Norman's 'night, Mother: Psycho-drama of Female Identity"
1495(2)
REVIEWING YOUR OWN LIFE: Poems
1497(5)
STEVIE SMITH, Not Waving but Drowning
1498(1)
ELIZABETH BISHOP, One Art
1499(1)
LINDA PASTAN, Ethics
1500(2)
WHEN DISASTER STRIKES: Cultural Contexts for a Story
1502(15)
BHARATI MUKHERJEE, The Management of Grief
1504(13)
CULTURAL CONTEXTS
CLARK BLAISE AND BHARATI MUKHERJEE, From The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy
1517(9)
PAUL GESSELL, Revealing the "Family Man" Terrorist
1526(4)
SAM HUSSEINI, Profile in Unfairness
1530(4)
IN THE SHADOW OF 9/11: A Story and Images
1534(15)
TODD JAMES PIERCE, Newsworld (story)
1534(5)
ART SPIEGELMAN, From In the Shadow of No Towers (drawings)
1539(2)
THOMAS FRANKLIN, From the September 12, 2002, Bergen Record (photograph)
1541(3)
APPENDIX A. Critical Approaches to Literature 1544(1)
Contemporary Schools of Criticism
1545(28)
New Criticism,
1545(1)
Feminist Criticism,
1546(1)
Psychoanalytic Criticism,
1546(1)
Marxist Criticism
1546(1)
Deconstruction,
1547(1)
Reader-Response Criticism,
1547(1)
Postcolonial Criticism,
1548(1)
New Historicism,
1548(1)
Working with the Critical Approaches
1549(16)
JAMES JOYCE, Counterparts (story)
1549(12)
Sample Student Essay
1561(1)
MOLLY FRYE, A Refugee at Home
1562(3)
ANN PETRY, Like a Winding Sheet (story)
1565(8)
APPENDIX B. Writing a Research Paper 1573(1)
Identifying an Issue and a Tentative Claim
1573(1)
Finding and Using Secondary Sources
1574(41)
Finding Sources in the Library,
1575(1)
Evaluating Sources,
1576(1)
Finding Sources with a Computer,
1577(1)
Taking Notes: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Avoiding Plagiarism
1578(1)
Writing the Paper: Integrating Sources
1579(2)
Documenting Sources: MLA Format
1581(2)
MLA In-Text Citation
1582(1)
MLA Works Cited
1583(6)
Books,
1583(2)
Short Works from Collections and Anthologies,
1585(1)
Works in Periodicals,
1586(1)
CD-ROMs,
1586(1)
The Internet,
1587(1)
Personal Communication,
1588(1)
Multiple Works by the Same Author,
1588(1)
Sample Student Research Paper
1588
REBECCA STANLEY, Racial Disharmony and "Desiree's Baby"
1589(10)
Using a Literary Work as a Springboard for Examining Social Issues
1599(1)
Sample Student Research Paper
1599(1)
JASON FISK, Effectively Managing Grief
1599(16)
Index of Authors, Titles, First Lines, and Terms 1615


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