Responding to Literature with OLC Bind-in Card and ARIEL

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-05-27
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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This text is designed to be used in any literature anthology, Introduction to Literature, or literature-based composition courses. It contains sections on the short story, plays, poetry, and the novel, as well as sections on film, writing a research paper and other types of literature-based composition. The book is full of exercises and contains numerous student sample essays.

Table of Contents

Preface Alternate Contents
Contents Additional Themes
Why Read Literature?
Exercise Why Do You Read Literature?
Why Do We Read Literature?
Bridging the Gap Responding to What You Read Exercise
The Road Not Taken Sample Student Response to “
The Road Not Taken” Commentary Exercise Considering
Evidence to Support Your Response Close Active Reading Sample Oral Response to “The Road Not Taken”
Commentary Exercise Keeping a Reading Journal Guidelines: Keeping a Reading Journal
Joining the Conversation: Ways of Talking about Literature
Butterflies (short story) Responding to “Butterflies”
Theme for English B (poem) Responding to “Theme for English B”
The Man in a Case (play) Responding to The Man in a Case
Education (essay) Responding to “Education”
The Vocabulary of Literature Actions and Events Plot Structure Conflict
Irony of Situation Box: Terms Related to Actions and Events
Exercises: Actions and Events People Characters: Listening and Observing
Listening Observing Characters: Growing and Changing Characters: Point of View Author and Speaker Narrator
People in Nonfiction Box: Terms Related to People Exercises: People Places and Times
Time and Place: The Cultures of the Work, the Writer, and the Reader Place Time Box: Terms Related to Places and Times
Exercises: Places and Times Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns Style Tone Diction Syntax Rhythm and Rhyme Figurative
Language Verbal Irony Allusions Box: Trems Related to Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns
Exercises: Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns Ideas Exercises: Ideas
Continuing the Conversation: Considering Genre and Listening to Other Voices
Expectations: Short Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction
Distinctions: Short Fiction and Drama
Distinctions: Poetry MARGARET ATWOOD, you fit into me
Distinctions: Nonfiction An Introduction to Short Fiction Early Forms of Fiction Allegory Myth Legend Fairy
Tale Fable Parable Modern Short Fiction
The Realistic Short Story
The Nonrealistic Short Story
A Word about Fiction and Truth Guidelines: Short Fiction An Introduction to Poetry Suggestions for Reading
Poetry Types of Poetry Guidelines: Poetry An Introduction to Drama Suggestions for Reading Drama
Traditional Forms of Drama Modern Forms of Drama Types of Drama Guidelines: Drama An Introduction to Nonfiction Suggestions for Reading Speeches
Suggestions for Reading Letters Suggestions for Reading Documents
Suggestions for Reading Journals and Diaries Suggestions for Reading
Essays Guidelines: Nonfiction Considering Other Voices Authors’ Commentaries and Interviews Reviews Scholarly Criticism
Writing About Literature DYLAN THOMAS, Do Not Go Gentle into
That Good Night Responding to “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”
Slipping Responding to “Slipping” Preparing to Write About Literature
Understanding the Assignment Thinking about the Assignment Assignment Topics Writing to Respond Topic 1
Discovering Ideas: Journal Entries Considering Audienc
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