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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
|1. Writing about Literature|
|2. Reading the Story|
|Plot and Structure|
|5. Point of View|
|6. Symbol, Allegory, and Fantasy|
|7. Humor and Irony|
|8. Evaluating Fiction|
|9. Anton Chekhov, Flannery O'Connor, and Joyce Carol Oates|
|10. Stories for Further Reading|
|11. What Is Poetry?|
|12. Reading the Poem|
|13. Denotation and Connotation|
|15. Figurative language 1: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe, Metonymy|
|16. Figurative Language 2: Symbol, Allegory|
|17. Figurative Language 3: Paradox, Overstatement, Understatement, Irony|
|19. Meaning and Idea|
|21. Musical Devices|
|22. Rhythm and Meter|
|23. Sound and Meaning|
|25. Evaluating Poetry 1: Sentimental, Rhetorical, Didactic Verse|
|26. Evaluating Poetry 2: Sentimental, Rhetorical, Didactic Verse|
|27. Poems for Further Reading|
|28. The Elements of Drama|