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This text is designed to be used in any literature anthology, Introduction to Literature, or literature-based composition courses. It contains sections on the short story, plays, poetry, and the novel, as well as sections on film, writing a research paper and other types of literature-based composition. The book is full of exercises and contains numerous student sample essays.
Table of Contents
|Contents Additional Themes|
|Why Read Literature?|
|Exercise Why Do You Read Literature?|
|Why Do We Read Literature?|
|Bridging the Gap Responding to What You Read Exercise|
|The Road Not Taken Sample Student Response to “|
|The Road Not Taken”|
|Commentary Exercise Considering Evidence to Support Your Response Close Active Reading Sample Oral Response to “|
|The Road Not Taken” Commentary Exercise Keeping a Reading Journal|
|Guidelines: Keeping a Reading Journal|
|Joining the Conversation: Ways of Talking about Literature|
|Butterflies (short story) Responding to “Butterflies”|
|Theme for English B (poem) Responding to “|
|Theme for English B”|
|The Man in a Case (play) Responding toThe Man in a Case|
|Education (essay) Responding to “Education”|
|The Vocabulary of Literature Actions and Events Plot Structure Conflict|
|Irony of Situation Box: Terms Related to Actions and Events Exercises: Actions and Events|
|People Characters: Listening and Observing Listening Observing Characters: Growing and Changing|
|Characters: Point of View Author and Speaker Narrator People in Nonfiction Box: Terms Related to People|
|Exercises: People Places and Times Time and Place: The Cultures of the Work, the Writer, and the Reader Place|
|Time Box: Terms Related to Places and Times|
|Exercises: Places and Times Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns Style Tone Diction Syntax Rhythm and Rhyme Figurative Language Verbal Irony|
|Allusions Box: Trems Related to Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns Exercises: Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns Ideas|
|Continuing the Conversation: Considering Genre and Listening to Other Voices|
|Expectations: Short Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction Distinctions: Short Fiction and Drama Distinctions: Poetry|
|you fit into me Distinctions: Nonfiction An Introduction to Short Fiction Early Forms of Fiction Allegory Myth|
|Legend Fairy Tale Fable Parable Modern Short Fiction|
|The Realistic Short Story The Nonrealistic Short Story A Word about Fiction and Truth Guidelines: Short Fiction|
|An Introduction to Poetry Suggestions for Reading Poetry Types of Poetry Guidelines: Poetry|
|An Introduction to Drama Suggestions for Reading Drama Traditional Forms of Drama Modern Forms of Drama|
|Types of Drama Guidelines: Drama An Introduction to Nonfiction Suggestions for Reading|
|Speeches Suggestions for Reading Letters Suggestions for Reading|
|Documents Suggestions for Reading Journals and Diaries Suggestions for Reading Essays Guidelines|
|Nonfiction Considering Other Voices Authors’ Commentaries and Interviews Reviews Scholarly Criticism|
|Writing About Literature|
|Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Responding to “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”|
|Slipping Responding to “Slipping” Preparing to Write About Literature Understanding the Assignment|
|Thinking about the Assignment Assignment Topics Writing to Respond Topic 1 Discovering Ideas: Journal|
|Entries Considering Audience Narrowing the Topic Devising a Preliminary Thesis Statement Planning and Organizing Drafting “|
|Revising Focus: Titles, Openings, Conclusions Karen Angstrom’s Revision List Editing|
|Focus: “To Be,” Expletives, Passive Voice Karen Angstrom’|
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