Responding to Literature Stories, Poems, Plays, and Essays

ISBN-10: 007296278X
ISBN-13: 9780072962789
Edition: 5th 2006
Author(s): Judith Stanford
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Edition: 5th
Copyright Year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication Date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1392
Size: 6.40" wide x 9.10" long x 1.60" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Alternate Contents by Genre
Alternate Contents Additional Themes
Why Read Literature?
Why Do You Read Literature?
Why Do We Read Literature?
Bridging the Gap
Responding to What You Read
The Road Not Taken
Sample Student Response to �ǣThe Road Not Taken�Ǡ
Considering Evidence to Support Your Response
Close Active Reading
Sample Oral Response to �ǣThe Road Not Taken�Ǡ
Keeping a Reading Journal
Guidelines: Keeping a Reading Journal
Joining the Conversation: Ways of Talking about Literature
Butterflies (short story)
Responding to �ǣButterflies�Ǡ
Theme for English B (poem)
Responding to �ǣTheme for English B�Ǡ
The Man in a Case (play)
Responding to The Man in a Case
Education (essay)
Responding to �ǣEducation�Ǡ
The Vocabulary of Literature
Actions and Events
Irony of Situation
Box: Terms Related to Actions and Events
Exercises: Actions and Events
Characters: Listening and Observing
Characters: Growing and Changing
Characters: Point of View
Author and Speaker
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
Box: Terms Related to Places and Times
Exercises: Places and Times
Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns
Rhythm and Rhyme
Figurative Language
Verbal Irony
Box: Trems Related to Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns
Exercises: Words and Images, Sounds and Patterns
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
you fit into me
Distinctions: Nonfiction
An Introduction to Short Fiction
Early Forms of Fiction
Fairy Tale
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
Scholarly Criticism
Writing About Literature
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Responding to �ǣDo Not Go Gentle into That Good Night�Ǡ
Responding to �ǣSlipping�Ǡ
Preparing to Write About Literature
Understanding the Assignment
Thinking about the Assignment
Assignment Topics
Writing to Respond
Discovering Ideas: Journal Entries
Considering Audience
Narrowing the Topic
Devising a Preliminary Thesis Statement
Planning and Organizing
�ǣChanges,�Ǡ Karen Angstrom (draft student paper)
Revising Focus: Titles, Openings, Conclusions
Karen Angstrom���s Revision List
Editing Focus: �ǣTo Be,�Ǡ Expletives, Passive Voice
Karen Angstrom���s Editing List
Proofreading Focus: Fragments and Comma Splices
Final Copy: Writing to Respond
�ǣChanges: For Better or Worse?�Ǡ Karen Angstrom (Student Paper)
Guidelines: Writing a Response
Writing to Compare
Discovering Ideas: Discussion and Collaboration
Box: Strategies for Collaborative Work
Considering Audience, Narrowing the Topic, and Devising a Preliminary Thesis
�ǣResponses: Raging Versus Slipping,�Ǡ Walter Johnson (draft student paper)
Revising Focus: Transitions, Development of Ideas
Workshop Excerpt
Editing Focus: Nominalizations, Parallel Structure
Workshop Excerpt
Proofreading Focus: Subject-Verb Agreement, Tense Agreement
Workshop Excerpt
Final Copy: Writing to Compare
�ǣResponses: Raging Versus Slipping,�Ǡ Walter Johnson (student paper)
Guidelines: Writing a Comparison
Writing to Analyze
Discovering Ideas: Listing and Grouping
Excerpt from Catherine Hupel's Work
Considering Audience, Narrowing the Topic, and Devising a Preliminary Thesis
Excerpt from Catherine Hupel's Work
Planning, Organizing, and Drafting
�ǣLove and Loss in �ǠSlipping���,�Ǡ Catherine Hupel (draft student paper)
Revising Focus: Using and Explaining Examples
Excerpt from Catherine Hupel's Work
Editing Focus: Word Choice
Excerpt from Catherine Hupel's Work
Proofreading Focus: Misplaced Modifiers
Excerpt from Catherine Hupel's Work
Final Copy: Writing to Analyze
�ǣLove and Loss in �ǠSlipping���,�Ǡ Catherine Hupel (student paper)
Guidelines: Writing an Analysis
Writing to Explicate
Discovering Ideas: Paraphrasing
Matt Cejak���s Paraphrases (student work)
Considering Audience, Narrowing the Topic, and Devising a Preliminary Thesis
Excerpt from Matt Cejak���s Work
Planning and Organizing
Excerpt from Matt Cejak���s Work
Revising Focus: Summarizing Versus Analzying
Guidelines: Preparing for a Writing Conference
Excerpt from Matt Cejak���s Writing Conference
Matt Cejak���s Second Draft
�ǣExplication: �ǠDo Not Go Gentle���,�Ǡ Matthew Cejak (draft student paper)
Editing Focus: Conciseness
Excerpt from Matt Cejak���s Work
Proofreading Focus: Apostrophes, Quotation Marks to Indicate Words Used in a Special Way
Excerpt from Matt Cejak���s Work
Final Copy: Writing to Explicate
�ǣThe Power of Sound and Sight in �ǠDo Not Go Gentle���,�Ǡ Matthew Cejak
Guidelines: Writing an Explication
Writing to Evaluate
Discovering Ideas: Interviewing
Joann Epstein���s Journal Entry
Considering Audience, Narrowing the Topic, and Devising a Preliminary Thesis
Excerpt from Joann Epstein���s Work
Planning and Organizing
Excerpt from Joann Epstein���s Work
Revising Focus: Logic
Excerpt from Joann Epstein���s Work
Editing Focus: Integrating and Punctuating Quotations
Excerpt from Joann Epstein���s Work
Proofreading Focus: Pronoun Reference, Pronoun Agreement, Treatment of Titles
Excerpt from Joann Epstein���s Work
Final Copy: Writing to Evaluate
�ǣLove and Strength,�Ǡ Joann Epstein (student paper)
Guidelines: Writing an Evaluation of Beliefs and Values
Argument, Critical Thinking, and Research
Argument and Critical Thinking
Definition of Argument
Purpose for Argument
"The Storm" Kate Chopin
Argument and Controversy
Determining a Thesis for Argument
Topics for Argument
Considering Audience
Exploring Ways to Refine the Thesis and Support the Argument
Close Reading
Discussion and Interviews
Library and On-line Research
Argument and Research
The Research Question
The Persuasive Research Paper
Exploring the Research Question
Resources for Research: Reference Works
Monographs and Other Books
Printed Periodicals
Online Resources
Guidelines: Locating Online Resources
Guidelines: Evaluating Internet Resources
Planning an Argument and Formulating the Thesis
Drafting an Argument
Guidelines: Rational Appeals
Revising an Argument
Using and Documenting Sources
Taking Notes
Organizing Your Notes
Summarizing and Paraphrasing
Copying Quotations
Sample Notecards
Determining What Needs to be Documentated
What Does Not Need to Be Documented
Avoiding Plagiarism
Using and Documenting Quotations from Literary Works: MLA Style
Quoting from Poems
Quoting from Plays
Quoting from Fiction
Incorporating Material from Sources into Your Paper
Compiling a List of Works Cited
Print Resources
Oral Communication
Media and Performance Sources
Online Sources
Guidelines: Preparing the List of Works Cited
Sample of a Completed Researched Argument
�ǣA Closer Look at Bobinôt,�Ǡ JOSH LACHANCE (student paper)
Note: Selections that are new to the fifth edition are indicated with an asterisk
Innocence and Experience
On Reading Literature Thematically: Critical Thinking Fiction
[Each chapter begins with a brief introduction to its theme]
[�ǣConsiderations�Ǡ questions follow each selection]
[�ǣConnections�Ǡ questions, �ǣSuggestions for Connections Across Chapters,�Ǡ and �ǣSuggestions for Collaborative Learning�Ǡ conclude each chapter]
Young Goodman Brown
And the Soul Shall Dance
The Red Convertible
The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant
Spring and Fall
When I Was One and Twenty
We Real Cool
Ex-Basketball Player
Mid-Term Break
Commentary: Carolyn Heilbrun, The Character of Hamlet���s Mother
*Commentary: Laura Bohannan, Shakespeare in the Bush
*Photo Essay THEN and Now : Images of Hamlet
*Film Connection: Hamlet
Graduation in Stamps
Roots, Identity, and Culture
The Man Who Was Almost a Man (moved from Ch. 6 in Responding 4th Ed.)
Sonny���s Blues
El Tonto del Barrio
The Lesson
We Wear the Mak
*Lucille Clifton, in the inner city
Telephone Conversation
Coca-Cola and Coco Frio
The Youngest Daughter
Latin Women Pray
New World
�ǣMaster Harold�Ǡ�Ǡand The Boys
"Fugard's 'Master Harold' �Ǡand The Boys
"Fugard's 'Master Harold' �Ǡand The Boys (A Response to Ervin Beck)
My People
Learning to Read and Write
Love and Hate
The Yellow Wallpaper
Why I Wrote �ǣThe Yellow Wallpaper�Ǡ
Roman Fever
A Jury of Her Peers
Town and Country Lovers
Second Hand Man
Sappho, To Me He Seems Like a God
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
The Sun Rising
To His Coy Mistress
The Willing Mistress
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
The Nymph���s Reply to the Shepherd
Lot's Wife
The Wedding Couple
The Hug
A Chinese Banquet
A Doll���s House
We Have No �ǣRight to Happiness"
Marrying Absurd
I Stand Here Ironing
Everyday Use
How Far She Went
"Who's Irish?"
My Papa���s Waltz
The Possessive
My Son, My Executioner
Driving Lesson
Those Winter Sundays
�ǠThe Banked Fires��� of Robert Hayden���s �ǠThose Winter Sundays���
The Old Falling Down
Terminal Resemblance
Family Plot, October
Sophocles, Oedipus Rex
Soul Gone Home
My Father's Life
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Photo Essay: Then and Now: Images of Families
The Open Boat
Hills Like White Elephants
A Worn Path
Is Phoenix Jackson���s Grandson Really Dead?
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
Moritake, Fallen Petals Rise
So Kan, If Only We Could
Meisetsu, City People
Kyoshi, The Snake
The Tyger
The World Is Too much With Us
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
God���s Grandeur
November Cotton Flower
Sheltered Garden
The Fish
Traveling Through the Dark
A Certain Sharpness in the Morning
Riders to the Sea
Landscape and Narrative
The Deer at Providencia
The Death of a Moth�Ǡ
War and Power
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Guests of the Nation
The Theme of Hidden Powers: Fate vs. Human Responsibility in �ǣGuests of the Nation�Ǡ
The Shawl
The Things They Carried
The Management of Grief
The Second Coming
The Man He Killed
Dulce et Decorum Est
What Were They Like
Facing It
The Colonel
On Hearing the Airlines Will Use a Psychological Profile to Catch Potential Skyjackers (Moved from Ch. 6, Responding 4th ed)
When the Towers Fell
Goodbye, Saigon, Finally
And Our Flag Was Still There
To Any Would-Be Terrorists
*Photo Essay: Then and Now: Images of War
*Film Connection: Three Kings
Technology and Ethics
The Birthmark
The Astronomer���s Wife (Moved from Chapter 8, Responding 4th ed)
Assembly Line
My Flamboyant Grandson
I like to see it lap the Miles
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Galileo Galilei
The City Planners
maybe we'll see
The Market Economy
TV Room at the Children's Hospice
Review of Wit
A Professor's Passions in Life and Death
Eggs for Sale
Racial Digital Divide [?]
Old Man and Old Woman
The Black Cat
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
A Rose for Emily
On the Meaning of �ǣA Rose for Emily�Ǡ
To Hell with Dying
Death Be Not Proud
Apparently With No Surprise
I heard a fly buzz—when I died
The Bustle in a House
To An Athlete Dying Young
e.e. cummings, Buffalo Bill's
Night Funeral in Harlem
Elegy for Jane
During a Son���s Dangerous Illness
Punishment (Moved from ch. 6, Responding 4th edition)
The Lost Boy
How to Watch Your Brother Die
On Tidy Endings
On the Fear of Death
A Crime of Compassion (Moved from Ch. 6, Responding 4th ed.)
Connections: Art and Poetry (color section)
Topics for Discussion and Writing
Sample Assignment and Student Paper
Death���s Image, Janice Moore (student paper)
The Knight, Death, and the Devil
Albrecht Durer���s Knight, Death, and the Devil
The Starry Night
Vincent van Gogh���s The Starry Night
Pieter Breughel the Elder���s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Musee des Beaux Arts
The Great Figure
Charles Henry Demuth���s I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold
A Midnight Diner by Edward Hopper
Edward Hopper���s Nighthawks
Edward Hopper���s Nighthawks
The Scream
Edvard Munch���s The Scream
Matisse���s Dance
Henri Matisse���s Dance
The Man With the Blue Guitar
Pablo Picasso���s The Old Guitarist
Woman Before an Aquarium
Henri Matisse���s Woman Before an Aquarium
Edgar Degas: The Millinery Shop
Edgar Degas���s The Millinery Shop
Toulouse-Lautrec at the Moulin Rouge
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, At the Moulin Rouge
The Phantom Cart
The Phantom Cart
Rooms by the Sea
Rooms By the Sea
Hands Holding the Void
Jesus and theWoman at the Well
Rembrant van Rijn, Christ and the Woman of Samaria
Four Poets, Then and Now
Making Connections
Timeline: Key Events in the Lives of Three American Poets
If I can stop on heart from breaking
Wild Nights ��� Wild Nights
There���s a certain Slant of light
I���m Nobody! Who are you?
�ǣHeaven�Ǡ ��� is what I cannot reach!
After great pain, a formal feeling comes--
The Brain ��� is wider than the Sky ���
This is my letter to the World
The Soul selects her own Society ���
I felt a Cleaving in my Mind ���
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
Mending Wall
Home Burial
�ǣOut, Out—�ǣ
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Acquainted with the Night
Desert Places
A Critical Casebook on Robert Frost
�ǣMending Wall,�Ǡ
From The Figure a Poem Makes
From The Indispensable Robert Frost
�ǣOne Long, Wild Conversation�Ǡ: Robert Frost as Teacher,�Ǡ
*"The Place Is the Asylum": Women and Nature in Robert's Frost's Poetry
*The History Teacher
*Going Out For Cigarettes
*My Life
*The Names
*Grape Sherbert
*Poem in Which I Refuse Contemplation
Glossary of Literary Terms
Index of First Lines
Index of Authors, Titles, and Subjects

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