Perrine’s Story and Structure

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/21/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The fiction section from Laurence Perrine's all-time best-selling introduction to literature, this concise guide has introduced thousands of students to the major elements of fiction, and continues to present the most important and engaging stories available in a single collection. The section on two featured writers, James Joyce and Flannery O'Connor, gives three stories by each author as well as essays by noted critics on their works.

Table of Contents

The Elements of Fiction
Reading the Story
Reviewing Chapter One
""The Most Dangerous Game"" by Richard Connell
""Hunters in the Snow"" by Tobias Wolff
Understanding and Evaluating Fiction
Suggestions for Writing
Plot and Structure
""The Destructors"" by Graham Greene
""How I Met My Husband"" by Alice Munro
""Interpreter of Maladies"" by Jhumpa Lahiri
Suggestions for Writing
""Everyday Use"" by Alice Walker
""Miss B
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