Backpack Literature

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family,Backpack Literature, 2/e,features the authorsrs" collective poetic voice which brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to studentsrs" interest in the readings.

Table of Contents

Reading A Story
Fable, Parable, and Tales
W. Somerset Maugham, The Appointment in Samarra Aesop, The North Wind and the Sun Bidpai,The Camel and His Friends Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Godfather Death
The Short Story John Updike, A & P
Writing Effectively
Writing About Plot Paying Attention to Plot
Checklist: Analyzing Plot Writing Assignment on Plot More Topics For Writing
Point Of View
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart
Writing Effectively
Writing About Point of View
How Point of View Shapes a Story
Checklist: Understanding Point of View
Writing Assignment on Point of View More Topics for Writing
Katherine Mansfield,Miss Brill
Raymond Carver, Cathedral Alice Walker, Everyday Use
Writing Effectively
Writing About Character How Character Creates Action Checklist: Writing About Character Writing Assignment on Character More Topics For Writing
The Storm T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake Amy Tan, A Pair of Tickets
Writing Effectively
Writing About Setting
The Importance of Setting Checklist: Analyzing Setting Writing Assignment on Setting More Topics For Writing
Tone And Style
Ernest Hemingway, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place William Faulkner, Barn Burning
Gift of the Magi Ha Jin, Saboteur
Writing Effectively
Writing About Tone and Style
Be Style Conscious Checklist: Thinking about Style and Tone Writing Assignment on Tone and Style More Topics For Writing
Chinua Achebe,Dead Men's Path Luke 15: 11-32, The Parable of the Prodigal
Writing Effectively
Writing About Theme
Stating the Theme Checklist: Determining a Story's Theme Writing Assignment on Theme More Topics For Writing
The Chrysanthemums Shirley Jackson, The Lottery Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper
Writing Effectively
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