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Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense

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Summary

The classic text, PERRINE'S LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, and SENSE, Eighth Edition, continues to provide students with a comprehensive study into the principal forms of fiction, poetry, and drama.

Table of Contents

Preface v
FICTION The Elements of Fiction 1(376)
Escape and Interpretation
3(38)
The Most Dangerous Game
8(16)
Richard Connell
The Child by Tiger
24(17)
Thomas Wolfe
Plot
41(35)
The Destructors
49(13)
Graham Greene
Roman Fever
62(11)
Edith Wharton
The Japanese Quince
73(3)
John Galsworthy
Character
76(26)
I'm a Fool
81(9)
Sherwood Anderson
Everyday Use
90(7)
Alice Walker
Miss Brill
97(5)
Katherine Mansfield
Theme
102(46)
The Lesson
109(7)
Toni Cade Bambara
Defender of the Faith
116(24)
Philip Roth
In Exile
140(8)
Anton Chekhov
Ann Dunnigan
Point of View
148(34)
Paul's Case
154(16)
Willa Cather
Hills Like White Elephants
170(4)
Ernest Hemingway
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
174(8)
Katherine Anne Porter
Symbol and Irony
182(56)
The Guest
190(11)
Albert Camus
Justin O'Brien
Greenleaf
201(18)
Flannery O'Connor
Just Like a Tree
219(19)
Ernest J. Gaines
Emotion and Humor
238(50)
Exercises
242(1)
The Storm
242(10)
McKnight Malmar
Once Upon a Time
252(5)
Nadine Gordimer
The Catbird Seat
257(7)
James Thurber
The Drunkard
264(8)
Frank O'Connor
A Christmas Memory
272(9)
Truman Capote
The Night Old Santa Claus Came
281(7)
Benjamin Capps
Fantasy
288(26)
The Rocking-Horse Winner
290(13)
D. H. Lawrence
Young Goodman Brown
303(11)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scale of Value
314(63)
General Exercises for Analysis and Evaluation
317(2)
Exercise
319(1)
A Municipal Report
320(13)
O. Henry
A Jury of Her Peers
333(17)
Susan Glaspell
Exercise
349(1)
Spotted Horses
350(15)
William Faulkner
Mule in the Yard
365(12)
William Faulkner
Stories for Further Reading 377(72)
When It Happens
379(7)
Margaret Atwood
Janus
386(5)
Ann Beattie
The Father
391(1)
Raymond Carver
The Swimmer
392(9)
John Cheever
The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
401(9)
Stephen Crane
Love in L.A.
410(2)
Dagoberto Gilb
The Gilded Six-Bits
412(9)
Zora Neale Hurston
The Lottery
421(7)
Shirley Jackson
Eveline
428(4)
James Joyce
The Cask of Amontillado
432(5)
Edgar Allan Poe
A Worn Path
437(7)
Eudora Welty
Say Yes
444(5)
Tobias Wolff
Three Novellas 449(110)
Bartleby the Scrivener
451(28)
Herman Melville
Noon Wine
479(36)
Katherine Anne Porter
The Death of Ivan Ilych
515(44)
Leo Tolstoy
Louise
Aylmer Maude
POETRY The Elements of Poetry 559(268)
What Is Poetry?
561(17)
The Eagle
563(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Winter
564(1)
William Shakespeare
Dulce et Decorum Est
565(3)
Wilfred Owen
Spring
568(1)
William Shakespeare
The Whipping
569(1)
Robert Hayden
The Computation
570(1)
John Donne
Hawk Roosting
571(1)
Ted Hughes
Ballad of Birmingham
572(1)
Dudley Randall
The Red Wheelbarrow
573(1)
William Carlos Williams
The Pasture
573(1)
Robert Frost
Terence, this is stupid stuff
574(2)
A. E. Housman
Ars Poetica
576(2)
Archibald MacLeish
Reading the Poem
578(17)
The Man He Killed
580(1)
Thomas Hardy
A Study of Reading Habits
581(4)
Philip Larkin
Is my team plowing
585(3)
A. E. Housman
General Exercises for Analysis and Evaluation of Poetry
587(1)
Break of Day
588(1)
John Donne
There's been a death in the opposite house
588(1)
Emily Dickinson
When in Rome
589(1)
Mari Evans
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
590(1)
Ezra Pound
The Mill
591(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Mirror
592(1)
Sylvia Plath
The Subalterns
593(2)
Thomas Hardy
Exercise
594(1)
Denotation and Connotation
595(12)
There is no frigate like a book
595(2)
Emily Dickinson
When my love swears that she is made of truth
597(1)
William Shakespeare
Pathedy of Manners
598(3)
Ellen Kay
Exercises
601(1)
Naming of Parts
601(1)
Henry Reed
Cross
602(1)
Langston Hughes
The world is too much with us
603(1)
William Wordsworth
Eldorado
604(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
A Hymn to God the Father
605(1)
John Donne
One Art
606(1)
Elizabeth Bishop
Imagery
607(73)
Meeting at Night
608(1)
Robert Browning
Parting at Morning
609(1)
Robert Browning
Spring
610(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Widow's Lament in Springtime
611(1)
William Carlos Williams
I felt a funeral in my brain
612(1)
Emily Dickinson
The Forge
612(1)
Seamus Heaney
After Apple-Picking
613(2)
Robert Frost
Those Winter Sundays
615(1)
Robert Hayden
The Letter
615(1)
Jane Kenyon
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
616(1)
Walt Whitman
Reapers
617(1)
Jean Toomer
To Autumn
617(3)
John Keats
Figurative Language 1
Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe, Metonymy
619(1)
The Guitarist Tunes Up
620(1)
Frances Cornford
The Hound
620(1)
Robert Francis
Bereft
621(1)
Robert Frost
It sifts from leaden sieves
622(2)
Emily Dickinson
Scholars
624(1)
Walter de la Mare
Western Wind
625(4)
Anonymous
Exercise
628(1)
Mind
629(1)
Richard Wilbur
I taste a liquor never brewed
629(1)
Emily Dickinson
Metaphors
630(1)
Sylvia Plath
Song: Go, lovely rose!
631(1)
Edmund Waller
Toads
631(2)
Philip Larkin
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
633(1)
John Donne
To His Coy Mistress
634(2)
Andrew Marvell
Suum Cuique
636(1)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
after minor surgery
636(1)
Linda Pastan
Dream Deferred
637(1)
Langston Hughes
Exercises
637(1)
Figurative Language 2
Symbol, Allegory
638(1)
The Road Not Taken
638(2)
Robert Frost
A Noiseless Patient Spider
640(1)
Walt Whitman
The Sick Rose
641(2)
William Blake
Digging
643(3)
Seamus Heaney
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
646(1)
Robert Herrick
Peace
647(2)
George Herbert
Fire and Ice
649(1)
Robert Frost
Ulysses
649(3)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Curiosity
652(1)
Alastair Reid
Discovery of the New World
653(2)
Carter Revard
Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness
655(2)
John Donne
Our journey had advanced
657(1)
Emily Dickinson
Dust of Snow
657(1)
Robert Frost
Soft Snow
658(2)
William Blake
Exercises
658(1)
Figurative Language 3
Paradox, Overstatement, Understatement, Irony
659(1)
Much madness is divinest sense
660(1)
Emily Dickinson
The Sun Rising
661(1)
John Donne
Incident
662(2)
Countee Cullen
One Perfect Rose
664(2)
Dorothy Parker
The Chimney Sweeper
666(1)
William Blake
Ozymandias
667(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Exercise
668(1)
Batter my heart, three-personed God
668(1)
John Donne
Sorting Laundry
669(2)
Elisavietta Ritchie
The Unknown Citizen
671(1)
W. H. Auden
Departmental
672(1)
Robert Frost
The State
673(1)
Randall Jarrell
Grace to Be Said at the Supermarket
674(1)
Howard Nemerov
in the inner city
675(1)
Lucille Clifton
Mr. Z
675(1)
M. Carl Holman
Southern Cop
676(1)
Sterling A. Brown
My Last Duchess
677(3)
Robert Browning
Allusion
680(11)
``Out, Out---''
681(1)
Robert Frost
From Macbeth: She should have died hereafter
682(2)
William Shakespeare
in Just-
684(1)
e. e. cummings
On His Blindness
685(1)
John Milton
Hero and Leander
685(1)
John Donne
Miniver Cheevy
686(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Leda and the Swan
687(1)
William Butler Yeats
Leda's Sister and the Geese
688(1)
Katharyn Howd Machan
An altered look about the hills
688(1)
Emily Dickinson
Abraham to kill him
689(1)
Emily Dickinson
Jack, eating rotten cheese, did say
690(1)
Benjamin Franklin
A monkey sprang down from a tree
690(1)
Laurence Perrine
Two brothers devised what at sight
690(1)
Laurence Perrine
Meaning and Idea
691(13)
Little Jack Horner
691(2)
Anonymous
Loveliest of Trees
693(1)
A. E. Housman
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
693(2)
Robert Frost
To a Waterfowl
695(1)
William Cullen Bryant
Design
696(1)
Robert Frost
The Indifferent
697(1)
John Donne
Love's Deity
698(1)
John Donne
To the Mercy Killers
699(1)
Dudley Randall
How Annandale Went Out
700(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
The Caged Skylark
701(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
No worst, there is none
701(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Alter! When the hills do
702(1)
Emily Dickinson
We outgrow love
703(1)
Emily Dickinson
Exercise
703(1)
Tone
704(17)
For a Lamb
706(1)
Richard Eberhart
Apparently with no surprise
706(2)
Emily Dickinson
Since there's no help
708(1)
Michael Drayton
The Coming of Wisdom with Time
709(1)
William Butler Yeats
Crossing the Bar
709(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Oxen
710(1)
Thomas Hardy
One dignity delays for all
711(1)
Emily Dickinson
'Twas warm at first like us
712(1)
Emily Dickinson
The Apparition
712(2)
John Donne
The Flea
714(1)
John Donne
Dover Beach
715(1)
Matthew Arnold
Church Going
716(3)
Philip Larkin
Getting Out
719(1)
Cleopatra Mathis
A tiny cry within the night
720(1)
Lynn Johnston
Exercises
720(1)
Musical Devices
721(14)
The Turtle
722(2)
Ogden Nash
That night when joy began
724(1)
W. H. Auden
Ettrick
725(2)
Alicia Ann Spottiswood (``Lady John Scott'')
God's Grandeur
727(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
We Real Cool
728(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Blackberry Sweet
729(1)
Dudley Randall
The Snowstorm
729(1)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As imperceptibly as grief
730(1)
Emily Dickinson
Seal Lullaby
731(1)
Rudyard Kipling
Shut In
732(1)
Robert B. Shaw
Traveling through the dark
733(1)
William Stafford
Nothing Gold Can Stay
734(1)
Robert Frost
Exercise
734(1)
Rhythm and Meter
735(24)
Virtue
740(10)
George Herbert
Exercises
749(1)
``Introduction'' to Songs of Innocence
750(1)
William Blake
It takes all sorts
751(1)
Robert Frost
Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries
752(1)
A. E. Housman
Had I the Choice
752(1)
Walt Whitman
The Aim Was Song
753(1)
Robert Frost
Nevertheless
753(2)
Marianne Moore
To a Daughter Leaving Home
755(1)
Linda Pastan
Constantly risking absurdity
756(1)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Because I could not stop for Death
757(1)
Emily Dickinson
Break, break, break
758(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Sound and Meaning
759(18)
Pease porridge hot
759(1)
Anonymous
Song: Come unto these yellow sands
760(1)
William Shakespeare
Splinter
761(1)
Carl Sandburg
Upon Julia's Voice
762(4)
Robert Herrick
The Span of Life
766(3)
Robert Frost
Exercise
767(2)
Sound and Sense
769(1)
Alexander Pope
I heard a fly buzz when I died
769(1)
Emily Dickinson
Heaven-Haven
770(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Anthem for Doomed Youth
771(1)
Wilfred Owen
Landcrab
772(1)
Margaret Atwood
Eight O'Clock
773(1)
A. E. Housman
At the round earth's imagined corners
773(1)
John Donne
Blackberry Eating
774(1)
Galway Kinnell
The Bench of Boors
775(1)
Herman Melville
The Dance
775(2)
William Carlos Williams
Exercise
776(1)
Pattern
777(18)
These are the days when birds come back
778(2)
Emily Dickinson
An epicure dining at Crewe
780(1)
Anonymous
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
781(1)
John Keats
That time of year
782(2)
William Shakespeare
Exercises
783(1)
A Handful of Limericks
784(1)
Anonymous
Two Japanese Haiku
785(1)
Matsuo Basho/Moritake
Poem in October
786(2)
Dylan Thomas
From Romeo and Juliet
788(1)
William Shakespeare
Death, be not proud
789(1)
John Donne
A Wreath
789(1)
George Herbert
Acquainted with the Night
790(1)
Robert Frost
The Story We Know
791(1)
Martha Collins
Edward
792(2)
Anonymous
A Christmas Tree
794(1)
William Burford
Exercise
794(1)
Bad Poetry and Good
795(14)
God's Will for You and Me
799(1)
Pied Beauty
800(1)
A Poison Tree
800(1)
The Most Vital Thing in Life
801(1)
Longing
802(1)
To Marguerite
802(1)
The Long Voyage
803(1)
Breathes there the man
803(1)
The Engine
804(1)
I like to see it lap the miles
804(1)
Little Boy Blue
805(1)
The Toys
806(1)
Song: Sweetest love, I do not go
807(1)
Song: Sweetest love, return again
808(1)
Good Poetry and Great
809(18)
The Canonization
811(2)
John Donne
Home Burial
813(3)
Robert Frost
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
816(5)
T. S. Eliot
Sunday Morning
821(6)
Wallace Stevens
Poems for Further Reading 827(80)
Woman Work
829(1)
Maya Angelou
Siren Song
829(1)
Margaret Atwood
Musee des Beaux Arts
830(1)
W. H. Auden
On Reading Poems to a Senior Class at South High
831(1)
D. C. Berry
The Lamb
832(1)
William Blake
The Tiger
832(1)
William Blake
Low Barometer
833(1)
Robert Bridges
The Dead
834(1)
Rupter Brooke
If thou must love me
834(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Good Times
835(1)
Lucille Clifton
The Lost Baby Poem
835(1)
Lucille Clifton
Kubla Khan
836(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Money
837(1)
Victor Contoski
The Listeners
838(1)
Walter de la Mare
A light exists in spring
839(1)
Emily Dickinson
A narrow fellow in the grass
840(1)
Emily Dickinson
There's a certain slant of light
841(1)
Emily Dickinson
The Lipstick on the Mirror
841(1)
Tom Disch
The Good-Morrow
842(1)
John Donne
Song: Go and catch a falling star
843(1)
John Donne
The Triple Fool
844(1)
John Donne
Vergissmeinnicht
844(1)
Keith Douglas
The Colonel
845(1)
Carolyn Forche
Birches
846(1)
Robert Frost
Desert Places
847(1)
Robert Frost
Mending Wall
848(1)
Robert Frost
Never Again Would Birds' Song Be the Same
849(1)
Robert Frost
The Oven Bird
849(1)
Robert Frost
Pushing
850(1)
Christopher Gilbert
Nikki-Rosa
851(1)
Nikki Giovanni
The Allegory of the Wolf Boy
851(1)
Thom Gunn
On the Move
852(1)
Thom Gunn
Snow White and the Seven Deadly Sins
853(1)
R. S. Gwynn
The Red Hat
854(1)
Rachel Hadas
Channel Firing
855(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Darkling Thrush
856(1)
Thomas Hardy
Dream of Fair Women
857(1)
Ann Hayes
Redemption
857(1)
George Herbert
Riddle
858(1)
William Heyen
Two Different Things
859(1)
Michael Hogan
To an Athlete Dying Young
860(1)
A. E. Housman
Bredon Hill
861(1)
A. E. Housman
Thistles
862(1)
Ted Hughes
The Freaks at Spurgin Road Field
862(1)
Richard Hugo
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
863(1)
Randall Jarrell
Song: To Celia
863(1)
Ben Johnson
Warning
863(1)
Jenny Joseph
La Belle Dame sans Merci
864(1)
John Keats
Ode on a Grecian Urn
865(2)
John Keats
Ode to a Nightingale
867(2)
John Keats
The warden said to me
869(1)
Etheridge Knight
The Sound of Night
869(1)
Maxine Kumin
Aubade
870(1)
Philip Larkin
Offspring
871(1)
Naomi Long Madgett
Life with Father
872(1)
Walter McDonald
What Are Years?
873(1)
Marianne Moore
Adieu, farewell, earth's bliss
874(1)
Thomas Nashe
what gramma said about her grandpa
875(1)
nila northSun
The Victims
875(1)
Sharon Olds
Speaking
876(1)
Simon J. Ortiz
The Sad Children's Song
877(1)
Grace Paley
The Hat Lady
877(1)
Linda Pastan
The Imperfect Paradise
878(1)
Linda Pastan
A Work of Artifice
879(1)
Marge Piercy
Spinster
879(1)
Sylvia Plath
Getting Through
880(1)
Deborah Pope
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
881(1)
John Crowe Ransom
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
882(1)
Adrienne Rich
Living in Sin
882(1)
Adrienne Rich
Nani
883(1)
Alberto Rios
Mr. Flood's Party
884(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory
885(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
The Sheaves
886(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
I knew a woman
886(1)
Theodore Roethke
Fear no more
887(1)
William Shakespeare
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
888(1)
William Shakespeare
My mistress' eyes
888(1)
William Shakespeare
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
889(1)
William Shakespeare
The Fly
889(1)
Karl Shapiro
Small Town with One Road
890(1)
Gary Soto
The Beating
891(1)
Ann Stanford
The Death of a Soldier
892(1)
Wallace Stevens
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
892(1)
Wallace Stevens
The Snow Man
893(1)
Wallace Stevens
A Description of the Morning
893(1)
Jonathan Swift
From In Memoriam A. H. H.
894(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
894(1)
Dylan Thomas
Fern Hill
895(1)
Dylan Thomas
The Virgins
896(1)
Derek Walcott
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
897(1)
Walt Whitman
The Writer
897(1)
Richard Wilbur
Poem
898(1)
William Carlos Williams
Spring and All
899(1)
William Carlos Williams
To Waken an Old Lady
900(1)
William Carlos Williams
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
900(1)
William Wordsworth
I wandered lonely as a cloud
901(1)
William Wordsworth
The Solitary Reaper
901(1)
William Wordsworth
Sailing to Byzantium
902(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Second Coming
903(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Wild Swans at Coole
904(3)
William Butler Yeats
DRAMA The Elements of Drama 907(370)
The Nature of Drama
909(46)
Exercises and Topics for Discussion
912(1)
General Exercises for Analysis and Evaluation of Drama
913(1)
Mind the Gap
914(10)
Meredith Oakes
Unveiling
924(18)
Vaclav Havel
Jan Novak
``M'' Is for Moon among Other Things
942(6)
Tom Stoppard
The Sandbox
948(7)
Edward Albee
Realistic and Nonrealistic Drama
955(124)
Two Mens'es Daughter
960(7)
J. e. Franklin
A Doll House
967(58)
Henrik Ibsen
Otto Reinert
The Glass Menagerie
1025(48)
Tennessee Williams
Naomi in the Living Room
1073(6)
Christopher Durang
Tragedy and Comedy
1079(198)
Oedipus Rex
1086(44)
Sophocles
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Othello, the Moor of Venice
1130(88)
William Shakespeare
The Misanthrope
1218(49)
Moliere
Richard Wilbur
Los Vendidos
1267(10)
Luis Valdez
Plays for Further Reading 1277(166)
The Cherry Orchard
1279(41)
Anton Chekhov
Michael Frayn
Death of a Salesman
1320(71)
Arthur Miller
Fences
1391(52)
August Wilson
Appendix: Writing about Literature 1443(40)
Glossary of Terms 1483(26)
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines 1509


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