Legacies Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-23
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Embark on the literary journey of a lifetime?with LEGACIES: FICTION, POETRY, DRAMA, NONFICTION, Fourth Edition! This four-genre literature anthology challenges you to think, read, and write critically. From Lao-tzu and Sophocles to Sandra Cisneros, Charles Simic, and Suzan Lori-Parks, you?ll discover the best of the traditional, multicultural, and world literature canons, as well as exciting new contemporary works that encourage you to question, observe, probe, and critique what you are reading. In addition, you?ll find an array of assignments designed to develop your writing abilities, from journal entries and critical analysis essays to literary arguments and research papers.

Table of Contents

Acts of Interpretation
Critical Thinking and Critical Analysis of Literature
The Reading Process
The Writing Process: Writing the Essay about Literature
Forms of Arguments about Literature
Thematic Anthology
Identity and Rites of Passage
Crossing the Genres/Identity and the Body.
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?+ (Fiction)
My Father+s Hand . . .+ from Memories of my Ghost Brother (Fiction/Memoir)
The Attic+ (Poetry)
Adolescence I, II, III+ (Poetry)
Body Branding: Cosmetic Surgery+ from Branded (Nonfiction). Fiction
Helen on Eighty-Sixth Street.
The Stolen Party
Fairy Tales/Fiction
Once Upon a Time
The Company of Wolves.+ On the Web: Introduction to Fairy Tales. Poetry
Wind Secrets
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
Hanging Fire
Ego Tripping
Ah Mah
Driving Lessons
The Sacred
Ode to my 1977 Toyota.+ Metamorphoses/Poetry
Lost Sister
Biography of an Armenian Schoolgirl
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
Suicide Note
The Past.+ General
Who Places Things Exactly.+ Drama
How I Learned to Drive
A Doll+s House. Nonfiction
Betwixt and Bewildered: Scholars Are Intrigued by the Angst of +Emerging Adults
Looking for a Lost Dog
The Uses of Enchantment
Pilgrimages+Escape or Enlightenment?/Nonfiction
13, 1977, 21.
Goodbye to All That.+ On the Web: Pilgrimages/Road Trips. Graphic Literature
The Veil+ and +The Black Market Tapes+ from Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Self and Beyond. Crossing the Genres/Family Secrets
Tiny, Smiling Daddy+ (Fiction)
Night Talkers+ (Fiction)
Burn Your Maps+ (Fiction)
Those Winter Sundays+ (Poetry)
Chapters 49, 50, 51 from bone black (Nonfiction). Fiction
I Stand Here Ironing
Some Memories of My Father+ from Please Don+t Come Back from the Moon
Sonny+s Blues
Everyday Use
Scar+ from The Joy Luck Club
The Shawl.+ The Family Gothic/Fiction
Rappaccini+s Daughter.
A Rose for Emily
City Life.+ On the Web: Visions of Hauntings: Short Stories
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note
My Father+s Song
Knee Deep In Mud My Mother
The Lanyard
My Little Girl, My Stringbean, My Lovely Woman
Making the Jam Without You
The Idea of Ancestry
Turtle Soup, Loss and Family/Poems
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper,
The Slave Mother
Coca-cola and Coco Frio
The Nice Thing about Counting Stars
I Go Back to May 1937.+ Drama
The Piano Lesson. Nonfiction
Beginning Dialogues
The Girl Next Door
Coming Home Again
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