Literature A World of Writing

ISBN-10: 0321842111

ISBN-13: 9780321842114

Edition: 2nd 2013

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Description: Literature A World of Writing Stories, Poems, Plays, and Essays is an exciting new full-color introduction to literature anthology with compelling visual pedagogy and a rich selection of thematically organized readings that make new literature familiar and familiar literature new. An extensive writing handbook shows students how to read critically and guides them through the process of writing arguments using dynamic visual tools to convey key concepts. Outstanding selections, engaging visual pedagogy, superior writing instruction – all for 20% less than comparable texts! Key concepts are presented visually using idea maps, fill-in boxes, and annotations that enable students to grasp main ideas more effectively. Diverse texts are presented in four casebooks called, "Reading Globally, Writing Locally."

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List price: $86.07
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/24/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 768
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080

A Reader's Guide To The World Of Writing
Reading and Thinking about Literature: A World of Meaning
Meaningless Words and the World of Meaning
Literary Form and Assumptions about Meaning
the Point of Literary Meaning
Forming Literary Meaning
Making Sense
Making Meaning out of Misunderstanding
Wrong Channel
Deciphering Meaning: the Riddle Game
the Riddle as a Literary Device
Metaphors
Reading for What Does Not Make Sense
Strategies for Reading Critically
Writer @ Work: the Reading Process
the Possessive
Student Writing: Justin Schiel reads and annotates the Possessive
Clarity and Ambiguity of Language
Working with Ambiguity in Literary Writing
Reading versus Writing
Working with Clarity in Nonliterary Writing: the Summary
Student Writing: Four Summaries of The Possessive
Clarity and Ambiguity in Storytelling
Before the Law
Student Writing: Two Summaries of Before the Law
the Wife's Story
Clarity and Ambiguity of Argument: Summarizing an Essay
I Hate Trees
Student Writing: Melissa Kim, A Summary of Rosa Ehrenreich Brooks, "I Hate Trees"
Clarity and Ambiguity in Literary Genres
Plot Conventions and Expectations
Happy Endings
Clarity and Ambiguity in Visual Culture
Visual Assumptions
Writing a Summary of an Image
Letter Rack with Christian V's Proclamation
Student Writing: Alan Green, A Summary of Letter Rack with Christian V's Proclamation
Looking Back: A World of Meaning
Argument, Critical Thinking, and the Process of Writing: Writing in the World
Crafting an Argument
Analyzing an Argumentative Essay
the Rewards of Living a Solitary Life
Making Your Own Argument
Argument versus Thesis
From Idea to Thesis
Dead Men's Path
Student Idea Map for "Dead Men's Path"
Critical Thinking: Reading, Questioning, Writing
Writer @ Work: Critical Thinking from First Impressions to Finished Paper
Critical Thinking Step by Step
August
Student Writing: Katherine Randall, sample writing from drafts to final paper
Student Writing: Three Summaries of August
Critical Thinking in a Comparison Paper
Blackberries
Blackberries
Student Writing: Cynthia Wilson, Leave the Picking to the Boys
Thinking Critically about Visual Culture
Signs
Still Images
Sequential Images
Moving Images
Interactive Images
Looking Back: Writing in the World
Investigating the World: Planning, Writing, and Revising a Research Paper
Finding a Topic
Student Writing: Rob Lanney, Paper Topic and Revised Paper Topic
Finding, Evaluating, and Summarizing Your Sources in the Annotated Bibliography
Primary Sources and Secondary Sources
the MLA Works-Cited List
Plagiarism and How to Avoid It
the Annotated Bibliography
Student Writing: Rob Lanney, Annotated Bibliography-Source #1
From the Annotated Bibliography to the First Draft
Making an Outline
Student Writing: Rob Lanney, the Castle in Productions and Films of Hamlet-An Outline
Writing the First Draft
MLA In-Text Citations
Writer @ Work: Revising
Student Writing: Rob Lanney, Hamlet's Elsinore-Initial draft
Student Writing: Rob Lanney, Hamlet's Elsinore
Student Writing: Lorraine Betesh, the Brooklyn Bridge in Illustrations and Photographs
Looking Back: Investigating the World
The Writer's World: Genres and the Craft of Literature
Stories: Describing the World
What Is Fiction?
Fiction and History
Types of Fiction
the Craft of Fiction
A Gentleman's C
the Materials of Fiction
the Tools of Fiction
Writer @ Work: Description
Snow
Student Writing: Hashim Naseem, The Motherland
Describing the World: Topics for Essays
Looking Back: Describing the World
Poetry: Imagining the World
What Is Poetry?
Prosody: An Introduction
from Metrical Feet- Lesson for a Boy
Poetic Diction
Poetic Forms
Writer @ Work: Three Poems about Social Relations
London
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Singapore
Student Writing: Melissa Pabon, Summaries of London, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Singapore
Student Writing: Melissa Pabon, The Importance of Everyday Occurrences in London, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Singapore
Imagining the World: Topics for Essays
Writer @ Work: Reading and Writing Essays
Student Writing: Scott Nathanson, the Meaning of Death
Types of Essays
Looking Back: Imagining the World
Plays: Staging the World
What Is a Play?
Trifles
Dramatic Structure
Characters
Staging
Form and Genre
Writer @ Work: Writing about a Live or a Taped Performance
Krapp's Last Tape
Student Writing: Joshua Cohen, Notes on Krapp's Last Tape, directed by Atom Egoyan
Student Writing: Joshua Cohen, Response Paper on Krapp's Last Tape
Staging the World: Topics for Essays
Looking Back: Staging the World
Essays: Explaining the World
What Is Nonfiction?
the Essay
the Death of the Moth
Death of a Moth
Analyzing an Essay
Writer @ Work: Arguing with an Essay
How Susie Bayer's T-Shirt Ended Up on Yusuf Mama's Back
Student Writing: Jacquelynn Messina, The Used Clothes Trade: Who Benefits?
Explaining the World: Topics for Essays
Looking Back: Explaining the World
Working with Literary Devices: Writing the World
Literary Devices
Patterns of Repetition
Patterns of Inversion
Patterns of Contradiction
Ambiguity and Double Meaning
Imagery
Referring to Other Texts
Word Pictures
Drawing of the Sosibios Vase
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Greek Slave
On Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
Peter Brueghel the Elder, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Mus�e des Beaux Arts
Lines on Brueghel's Icarus
Heroic Simile
movie still from The Seven Samurai
Writing the World: Topics for Essays
the Reader's World: Exploring the Themes of Literature
Me and You: the World Closest to Us
Photographs from The Family of Man
FAMILIES
Dagoberto Gilb, Look on the Bright Side
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Sonny's Blues
A Primer for the Punctuation of Heart Disease
Everyday Use
There Is No Word for Goodbye
Those Winter Sundays
wishes for sons
Daystar
Coward
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Buckeye
Amy Tan, from Mother Tongue
Families: Topics for Essays
Children And Adolescents
Girl
The Kid's Guide to Divorce
Araby
A & P
Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Little Red Cap
Red Riding Hood
The Wolf's Postscript to "Little Red Riding Hood"
Behind Grandma's House
Martin Espada, Why I Went to College
Salvation
Children and Adolescents: Topics for Essays
Lovers
The Chrysanthemums
Haruki Murakami, The Year of Spaghetti
Love and Other Catastrophes: A Mix Tape
What She Said to Her Girl Friend
Three tanka
How oft, when thou, my music, music play'st (Sonnet 128)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes (Sonnet 29)
The Flea
Rime Riche
Annabel Lee
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
A Book of Music
from Hateful Things
Marrying Absurd
Lovers: Topics for Essays
Working Further with the World Closest to Us
Reading Globally, Writing Locally: Marjane Satrapi and the Literature of the Middle East
from Persepolis
Iran and Israel
From 1001 Nights: The Wonderful Bag
The Diameter of the Bomb
Wildpeace
Who Am I without Exile?
Working Further with the Literature of the Middle East
Beliefs and Ethics: The Worlds around Us
Images of Good and Evil in the World
Beliefs: Creations And Beginnings
from Genesis
Imagine There's No Heaven
Murmurs
All at One Point
Creation and Beginnings: Topics for Essays
Ethics: Destuction And Endings
Young Goodman Brown
The Story of an Hour
Hills Like White Elephants
The Things They Carried
Tobias Wolff, Bullet in the Brain
Complete Destruction
Fire and Ice
Death, Be Not Proud
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
I like a look of Agony
Because I could not stop for Death -
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
I heard a Fly buzz - when I died -
It was not Death, for I stood up
A Toad, can die of Light -
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant -
Dulce et Decorum Est
The Colonel
Antigone
Destruction and Endings: Topics for Essays
Working Further with the Worlds Around Us
Reading Globally, Writing Locally: Naguib Mahfouz and the Literature of Africa
Half a Day
Zaabalawi
How to Write about Africa
To learn how to speak . . .
You Will Forget
Working Further with the Literature of Africa
Spaces and Places: the World We Live in
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