Language of Literature

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  • Copyright: 2000-01-01

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE Origins and Encounters 2000 B. C.--A.D. 1620
In Harmony with Nature
First Encounters
Writing Workshop: Eyewitness Report
Unit One Language Focus
Grammar: The Sentence and Its Parts
Vocabulary: Building a Stronger Vocabulary
UNIT TWO From Colony to Country 1620--1800
Between Heaven and Hell
Writing Workshop: Critical Review
The Right to Be Free
Writing Workshop: Persuasion
Language Focus
Grammar: Phrases, Part 1
Vocabulary: Interpreting Analogies Using Context Clues
UNIT THREE The Spirit of Individualism 1800--1855
Celebrations of the Self
Writing Workshop: Reflective Essay
The Dark Side of Individualism
Writing Workshop: Short Story
Language Focus
Grammar: Phrases, Part 2
Vocabulary: Analyzing Word Parts--Roots Using Word Origins
UNIT FOUR Conflict and Expansion 1850--1900
A House Divided
Writing Workshop: Literary Interpretation
Tricksters and Trailblazers
Communication Workshop: Storytelling
Language Focus
Grammar: Clauses, Part 1
Vocabulary: Words with Multiple Meanings Homophones, Homographs, and Homonyms
UNIT FIVE The Changing Face of America 1855--1925
Women's Voices, Women's Lives
The American Dream
Writing Workshop: Comparison-and-Contrast Essay
Language Focus
Grammar: Clauses, Part 2
Vocabulary: Denotations and Connotations
UNIT SIX The Modern Age 1910--1940
A New Cultural Identity
Writing Workshop: Research Report
Alienation of the Individual
Language Focus
Grammar: Rhetorical Grammar, Part 1
Vocabulary: Understanding Informal Language
UNIT SEVEN War Abroad and Conflict at Home 1940--Present
Remembering the Wars
Communication Workshop: Multimedia Exhibit
Integration and Disintegration
Language Focus
Grammar: Rhetorical Grammar, Part 2
Vocabulary: Analyzing Word Parts---Affixes
Student Glossary of Literary Terms
Resource Writing Handbook
Bank Communication Handbook Grammar Handbook

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