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Literature - The Human Experience Reading and Writing

ISBN-10: 0312452810
ISBN-13: 9780312452810
Edition: 9th 2007
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 8/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

For its broad range of engaging literature and flexible arrangement at the lowest net price, the shorter edition ofLiterature: The Human Experienceis a classroom favorite, now with more help for reading literature and an emphasis on global ideas. Selections are carefully chosen and arranged around the classic themes of humanity, such asLove and Hate and Culture and Identity, to help students connect what they read to their own life experiences. The shorter edition offers more selections from around the globe and new ways to open students' eyes to a broader world literature.

Preface
Introduction
Responding to Literature
There Is No Frigate Like A Book
Why We Read Literature
Reading Actively
Reading and Thinking Critically
Reading Fiction
The Methods of Fiction
Tone
Plot
Characterization
Setting
Point of View
Irony
Theme
Exploring Fiction
Reading Poetry
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Word Choice
Figurative Language
The Music of Poetry
Exploring Poetry
Annotating While You Read
Sonnet 29
How Annandale Went Out
Reading Drama
Stages and Staging
The Elements of Drama
Characters
Dramatic Irony
Plot and Conflict
Exploring Drama
Reading Essays
Types of Essays
Narrative Essays
Descriptive Essays
Expository Essays
Argumentative Essays
Analyzing the Essay
The Thesis
Structure and Detail
Style and Tone
Exploring Essays
Writing about Literature
Responding to Your Reading
Keeping a Journal
Exploring and Planning
Asking Good Questions
Establishing a Working Thesis
Gathering Information
Organizing Information
Drafting the Essay
Refining Your Opening
Supporting Your Thesis
Revising the Essay
Editing Your Draft
Selecting Strong Verbs
Eliminating Unnecessary Modifiers
Making Connections
Proofreading Your Draft
Some Common Writing Assignments
Explication
Analysis
Comparison and Contrast
The Research Paper
An Annotated Student Research Paper
Some Matters of Form and Documentation
Titles
Quotations
Brackets and Ellipses
Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation
Documentation
Documenting Internet Sources
A Checklist for Writing about Literature
Innocence and Experience
Looking Ahead: Questions for Thinking and Writing
Fiction
Young Goodman Brown
Araby
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
Good Country People
The Lesson
On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning
The House on Mango Street
Poetry
The Chimney Sweeper
The Tyger
The Garden of Love
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
My Last Duchess
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
The Ruined Maid
Spring and Fall
When I Was One-and-Twenty
Leda and the Swan
Birches
The Road Not Taken
Not Waving but Drowning
Incident
Constantly Risking Absurdity
This Be the Verse
A Study of Reading Habits
Advice to My Son
My Mother
Memo:
David Talamantez on the Last Day of Second Grade
Diary of an Almost-Four-Year-Old
Our Room
Plus C'est la M�me Chose
Unsaid
Hazel Tells LaVerne
My Wicked Wicked Ways
At the Poetry Reading
Euphoria
Solipsism
Drama
Oedipus Rex
Death of a Salesman
Essays
Salvation
A Clack of Tiny Sparks: Remembrances of a Gay Boyhood
American History
Casebook Looking Farther: Children and Parents
Appendix (Fiction)
The Hut on the Mountain (Fiction)
Father from Asia (Poem)
Looking Back: Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
Conformity and Rebellion
Fiction
Bartleby the Scrivener
A Hunger Artist
The Lottery
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman
The Sparkling Bitch
Two Kinds
Poetry
On Being Brought from Africa to America
The World Is Too Much with Us
Ulysses
Much Madness is divinest Sense
She rose to His Requirement
Easter 1916
The Second Coming
The Great Day
Miniver Cheevy
Sunday Morning
If We Must Die
Harlem
The Unknown Citizen
From a Correct Address in a Suburb of a Major City
Myth
Ballad of Birmingham
From The Children of the Poor
Warning
Here We Shall Stay
The Market Economy
My Weariness of Epic Proportions
Dreams
Jihad
Night Patrol
The Colonel
Rich Man's War
Drama
A Doll's House
Essays
A Modest Proposal
Letter from Birmingham Jail
Casebook Looking Deeper: Literature and History
From the U.S. Constitution Article I, Section 2
From Dred Scott v. Sandford
U.S. Constitution, Amendment XIV
Jim Crow Laws
A Call for Unity from Alabama Clergymen
The Birmingham Truce Agreement
From Reporting the Universe: Why we are infidels
Imagine There's No Heaven
Looking Back: Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
Culture and Identity
Looking Ahead: Questions for Thinking and Writing
Fiction
A Rose for Emily
Sonny's Blues
Everyday Use
Girl
Mrs. Dutta Writes a Letter
This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona
Poetry
What Soft-Cherubic Creatures-
We Wear the Mask
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls
Naming of Parts
Mr. Z
Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
The Telephone Conversation
Latin Women Pray
Daystar
Stamp Collecting
Things Cheaply Had
Drama
A Raisin in the Sun
Essays
What If Shakespeare Had Had a Sister?
Shooting an Elephant
Graduation in Stamps
Casebook Looking Farther: Western Education and Traditional Culture
Ironed Blue Sky, 88 (Essay)
The Stranglehold of English Lit (Poem)
African Literature: What Tradition? (Essay)
Looking Back: Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
Love and Hate
Looking Ahead: Questions for Thinking and Writing
Fiction
The Storm
The Yellow Wallpaper
What We Talk about When We Talk about Love
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot (1996)
Poetry
With His Venom
Golden Bells (c. 810?)
Remembering Golden Bells (c. 810?)
Bonny Barbara Allan
Casebook Looking Deeper: From Poetry to Song
The Passionate Shepherd to his Love
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Song
It Was a Lover and his Lass
Song, To Celia
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Song
To Phoebe
Save Me
Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
Sonnet 29 "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes"
Sonnet 129 "Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame"
Sonnet 130 "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
The Flea
Song
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Go, Lovely Rose!
To His Coy Mistress
Song
A Poison Tree
A Red, Red Rose
From Song of Myself
Dover Beach
Pied Beauty
Politics
Fire and Ice
Love Is Not All
One Perfect Rose
My Papa's Waltz
I Knew a Woman
One Art
Those Winter Sundays
The Dover Bitch
First Love
Bitch
Jack
Living in Sin
Daddy
Power
There Is a Girl Inside
Valediction
Sonnet
Sex without Love
Surprise
Say You Love Me
Learning the Bicycle
Right Through the Heart
Oranges
Salt Heart
Revenge of the Ex-Mistress
Infidelities
Drama
Othello
Trifles
Essays
1 Corinthians 13
Is Love an Art?
No Name Woman
Casebook Looking Farther: Forbidden Love
Marriage is a Private Affair (Fiction)
Departures (Fiction)
Our Story (Poem)
Looking Back: Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
The Presence of Death
Looking Ahead: Questions for Thinking and Writing
Fiction
The Cask of Amontillado
The Death of Iv�n Ilych
The Rocking Horse Winner
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
The Things They Carried
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
Poetry
Edward
Sonnet 73 "That time of year thou mayst in me behold"
Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
From Richard II
From Macbeth
From Hamlet
Death, Be Not Proud
Ozymandias
Ode on a Grecian Urn
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
I heard a Fly buzz -- when I died
Apparently with no surprise
To an Athlete Dying Young
Sailing to Byzantium
Richard Cory
After Apple-Picking
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Design
Dulce et Decorum Est
O sweet spontaneous
The Dead Woman
Casebook Looking Deeper: From Art to Literature
Musee des Beaux Arts
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
In Goya's Greatest Scenes
The Third of May, 1808, Madrid
The Starry Night
The Starry Night
The Great Wave: Hokusai
The Great Wave Off Kanagawa
Elegy for Jane
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
After a Time
People
When Death Comes
Mid-term Break
Suicide Note
End Prayer for Mogie
Problems with Hurricanes
God, a Poem
Morning Ritual
Drama
Death Knocks
The Cuban Swimmer
Essays
Meditation XVII, from Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
Little Bessie Would Assist Providence
The American Way of Death
Looking Back: Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
Appendices
Glossary of Critical Approaches
Introduction
Deconstruction
Ethical Criticism
Feminist Criticism
Formalist Criticism
Marxist Criticism
Historical Criticism
Postcolonial Criticism
Psychoanalytic Criticism
Reader-Response Criticism
Biographical Notes on the Authors

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