9780072512908

Ways In: Approaches To Reading and Writing about Literature

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072512908

  • ISBN10:

    0072512903

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/24/2002
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

This brief guide introduces students to reading and writing about fiction, poetry, drama, and film; surveys major critical approaches to these genres; and illustrates the importance of understanding works in the context of time and culture.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CRITICAL READING AND WRITING

1. Reading and Responding to Literature.

2. The Writing Process

PART TWO: THE ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE

3. Writing About Fiction

4. Writing About Poetry

5. Writing About Drama

PART THREE: THE ELEMENTS OF FILM

6. Writing About Film

PART FOUR: A GUIDE TO RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION

Glossary of Literary Terms

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