9780321011831

Exploring Literature : Writing and Thinking About Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and the Essay

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321011831

  • ISBN 10:

    032101183X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/01/2000
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

With engaging selections, a strong emphasis on the writing process, and a visually appealing design, this thematically arranged literature anthology is sure to capture students' and instructors' attention. The first five chapters offer comprehensive coverage of reading and writingincluding a highly praised Chapter 4: "Interpretation, Evaluation, and Argument"giving students the detailed guidance and the confidence they need to write strong essays. The anthology section is organized around five themesFamily and Friends, Women and Men, Heritage and Identity, Culture and Class, and Faith and Doubt. Each theme contains a theme-opening photo, "Dialogue across History" which contain compelling quotes from famous and not-so-famous writers, and "Case Studies in Composition" which focus on a different aspect of interpretation in each theme. Most authors are represented by a photo to help students connect to the humanity of the authors.

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