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Perrine's Story and Structure (9th)

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9780155037212

ISBN10:
0155037218
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/21/1997
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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This is the 9th edition with a publication date of 7/21/1997.
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Summary

For decades this concise guide has introduced students to the major elements of fiction, teaching students how to read, understand, and evaluate the genre.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Part 1 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
Porter The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
174(8)
Katherine Anne
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
Part 2 Stories for Further Reading 377(72)
When It Happens
379(7)
Margaret Atwood
Janus
386(5)
Ann Beatue
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
Part 3 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
Appendix: Writing about Fiction 559(36)
Glossary of Terms 595(10)
Index of Authors and Titles 605


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