9781428262966

Portable Literature Reading, Reacting, Writing

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428262966

  • ISBN10:

    1428262962

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/4/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The PORTABLE LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING, Seventh Edition, is the affordable, portable alternative to the full-length and compact versions of this popular introduction to literature text. This streamlined edition includes all of the essential classic and contemporary readings, along with brief introductions to the literary genres, useful study questions and prompts, and a down-to-earth, accessible guide to writing about literature.

Table of Contents

Preface
A Guide to Writing About Literature
Reading and Writing about Literature
Reading Literature
Previewing
Highlighting
Checklist: Using Highlighting Symbols
Maya Angelou, My Arkansas
Annotating
Writing about Literature
Planning an Essay
Drafting an Essay
Revising and Editing an Essay
Checklist: Using Sources
Checklist: Conventions of Writing about Literature
Three Model Student Papers
Student Paper: ""The Secret Lion"": Everything Changes
Student Paper: Digging for Memories. S
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