Literature for Composition: Essays, Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (with Craft of Literature CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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Literature for Composition offers the finest writing and argument coverage, helpful discussions of the literary elements, compelling case studies, and a diverse array of selections. The book includes complete coverage of the writing process, three chapters devoted to argument, complete chapters on interpretation and evaluation, coverage of the literary elements and the study of visual images, and case studies. The book opens with five chapters devoted to reading, writing, and argument. An entire chapter on critical thinking equips readers with a foundation upon which to study the chapters on the literary forms that follow. An anthology is organized around six engaging themes. Special chapters on visuals and film along with ten case studies offer additional resources. For those interested in the study and composition of literature.

Table of Contents

Contents by Genre
List of Illustrations
Preface to Instructors
Letter to Students?
Getting Started: From Response to Argument
The Writer as Reader Reading and Responding
Reading as Re-creatio?
Collecting Evidence, Making Reasonable Inferences
Reading with Pen in Han?
Recording Your First Response?
Identifying Your Audience and Purpose
Your Turn: Arguing a Thesis in an Essay
A Sample Essay by a Student: "Images of Ripening in Kate Chopins Ripe Figs
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