Views and Values Diverse Readings on Universal Themes

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/5/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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VIEWS AND VALUES is a thematic collection of 27 short fiction and non-fiction selections from international authors. Though the topics of the readings vary, the theme of "The Human Condition" threads through each of the selections to help students make connections in the different styles of writing.

Table of Contents

Children and Adults-Innocence and Experience
A Mother in Manville
Thank You M'am
The Stolen Party
The Open Window
The Little Match Girl
Men and Women-Love and Relationships
The Answer Is No
Maidu Indians (recorded by Dr. Roland Dixon), Butterfly Man
The Cock
Difficulty with a Bouquet
The Gift of the Magi
Guilt and Innocence
The Confession
Han's Crime
Horse Thief
The Schoolteacher's Guest
The Secret
Dealing with Adversity
A Letter to God
A Man Who Had No Eyes
The Necklace
The Answer Is No
The Little Match Girl
A Mother in Mannville
Myths, Legends and Tales
The Beggarwoman of Locarno
Frigga's Necklace
Three Strong Women
Maidu Indians (recorded by Dr. Roland Dixon), Butterfly Man
Race, Culture, and Identity
A Boy with His Hat over His Crotch
By Any Other Name
The Stolen Party
Victims of Armed Conflict
That's All
Old Man at the Bridge
Humor and Satire
Fresh Air Will Kill You
Harrison Bergeron
Stories With Surprise Endings
The Gift of the Magi
That's All
A Letter to God
A Man Who Had No Eyes
A Mother in Mannville
The Necklace
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