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Literature | 6th Edition

An Introduction to Reading and Writing

ISBN-10: 0130184012
ISBN-13: 9780130184016
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Product Description: 1. Introduction: Reading, Responding to, and Writing about Literature. Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace. I. READING AND WRITING ABOUT FICTION. 2. Fiction: An Overview. Stories for Study. Raymond Carver, Neighbors. Laurie Colwin, An Old-Fashioned Story. Tim O''Brien, The Things They Carried. Alice Walker, Everyday Use. Joy Williams, Taking Care. 3. Plot and Structure: The Development and Organization of Stories. Stories for Study: Stephen Crane, The Blue Hotel. Thomas Hardy, The Three Strangers. Jamaica Kincaid, What I Have Been Doing Lately. Eudora Welty, A Worn Path. Tom Whitecloud, Blue Winds Dancing. 4. Characters: The People in Fiction. Stories for Study: Willa Cather, Paul''s Case. William Faulkner, Barn Burning. Susan Glaspell, A Jury of Her Peers. Joyce Carol Oates, Shopping. Amy Tan, Two Kinds. 5. Point of View: The Position or Stance of the Narrator or Speaker. Stories for Study: Sherwood Anderson, I''m a Fool. Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Ellen Gilchrist, The Song of Songs. Shirley Jackson, The Lottery. Lorrie Moore, How to Become a Writer. 6. Setting: The Background of Place, Objects, and Culture in Stories. Stories for Study: Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street. Walter Van Tilburg Clark, The Portable Phonograph. Joseph Conrad, The Secret Sharer. Joanne Greenberg, And Sarah Laughed. Cynthia Ozick, The Shawl. 7. Style: The Words That Tell the Story. Stories for Study: Ernest Hemingway, Soldier''s Home. Alice Munro, The Found Boat. Frank O''Connor, First Confession. Mark Twain, Luck. John Updike, A & P. 8. Tone: The Expression of Attitude in Fiction. Stories for Study: Margaret Atwood, Rape Fantasies. Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour. Jack Hodgins, The Concert Stages of Europe. Margaret Laurence, The Loons. Américo Parédes, The Hammon and the Beans. 9. Symbolism and Allegory: Keys to Extended Meaning. Stories for Study: Aesop, The Fox and the Grapes. Anonymous, The Myth Of Atalanta. Anita Scott Coleman, Unfinished Masterpieces. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown. St. Luke, The Parable of the Prodigal Son. John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums. Michel Tremblay, The Thimble. 10. Idea or Theme: The Meaning and the Message in Fiction. Stories for Study: Toni Cade Bambara, The Lesson. Ernest J. Gaines, The Sky Is Gray. James Joyce, Araby. D.H. Lawrence, The Horse Dealer''s Daughter. Irene Zabytko, Home Soil. 11. A Career in Fiction: A Collection of Stories by Edgar Allan Poe. (Stories by Poe Arranged in Chronological Order.) The Fall of the House of Usher (1839). The Masque of the Red Death (1842). The Black Cat (1843). The Purloined Letter (1844). The Cask of Amontillado (1846). 12. Stories for Additional Study. Robert Olen Butler, Snow. Stephen Dixon, All Gone. Andre Dubus, The Curse. E.M. Forster, The Point of It. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper. Doris Lessing, The Old Chief Mshlanga. Flannery O''Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Ironing. Katherine Anne Porter, The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. II. READING AND WRITING ABOUT POETRY. 13. Meeting Poetry: An Overview. Lisel Mueller, Hope. Billy Collins, Schoolsville. Robert Herrick, Here a Pretty Baby Lies. Poems for Study: Emily Dickinson, Because I Could Not Stop for Death. Robert Francis, Catch. Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. Thomas Hardy, The Man He Killed. Joy Harjo, Eagle Poem. A.E. Housman, Loveliest of Trees.Randall Jarrell, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner. Louis MacNeice, Snow. Jim Northrup, Ogichidag. Naomi Shihab Nye, Where Children Live. William Shakespeare, Sonnet 55: Not Marble, Nor the Gilded Monuments. 14. Character and Setting: Who, What, Where, and When in Poetry. Anonymous, Western Wind. Anonymous, Bonny George Campbell. Ben Jonson, Drink to Me, Only, with Thine Eyes. Ben Jonson, To the Reader. Poems for Study: Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach. William Blake, London. Robert Browning, My Last Duchess. William Cowper, The Poplar Field. Louise Glück, Snowdrops. Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. Thomas Hardy, The Ruined Maid. Thomas Hardy, Channel Firing. C. Day Lewis, Song. Christopher Marlowe, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love. Marge Piercy, Wellfleet Sabbath. Al Purdy, Poem.Sir Walter Raleigh, The Nymph''s Reply to the Shepherd. Christina Rossetti, A Christmas Carol. Jane Shore, A Letter Sent to Summer. Maura Stanton, Childhood. James Wright, A Blessing. 15. Words: The Building Blocks of Poetry. Robert Graves, The Naked and the Nude. Poems for Study: William Blake, The Lamb. Robert Burns, Green Grow the Rashes, O. Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky. John Donne, Holy Sonnet 14: Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God. Richard Eberhart The Fury of Aerial Bombardment. Thomas Gray, Sonnet on the Death of Richard West. Carolyn Kizer, Night Sounds Maxine Kumin, Hello, Hello Henry. Denise Levertov, Of Being. Henry Reed, Naming of Parts. Edwin Arlington Robinson, Richard Cory. Theodore Roethke, Dolor. Stephen Spender, I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great.Wallace Stevens, Disillusionment of Ten O''Clock. Mark Strand, Eating Poetry. 16. Imagery: The Poem''s Link to the Senses. John Masefield, Cargoes. Wilfred Owen, Anthem for Doomed Youth. Elizabeth Bishop, The Fish. Poems for Study: William Blake, The Tyger.Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnets from the Portugese, No. 14: If Thou Must Love Me. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan. Richard Crashaw, On Our Crucified Lord, Naked and Bloody. Ray Durem, I Know I ''m Not Sufficiently Obscure. T.S. Eliot, Preludes. George Herbert, The Pulley. Gerard Manley Hopkins, Spring. Denise Levertov, A Time Past. Thomas Lux, The Voice You Hear When You Read Silently. P.K. Pag

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