Perrine's Literature Structure, Sound, and Sense

ISBN-10: 0495897965

ISBN-13: 9780495897965

Edition: 11th 2012

Authors: Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

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List price: $99.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/10/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1712
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Thomas R. Arp received a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan (1954) and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to Stanford University. In 1955-1956, he produced educational television for the University of Michigan. He received an M.A. from Stanford University in 1960 and a Ph.D. from Stanford in 1962. He has taught at Bowdoin College, Princeton University, University of California at Berkeley, Hull University (England), and Southern Methodist University. Macmillan published his volume, THE FORM OF POETRY, in 1966, and he received a Fulbright lectureship at University of Bucharest (Romania) in 1969-1970. Arp joined Laurence Perrine in preparing revised editions of SOUND AND SENSE, STORY AND STRUCTURE, and LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, AND SENSE beginning in 1982. He became sole author of the books in 1997, and was joined by Greg Johnson in 2002.

Writing about Literature
Why Write about Literature?
For Whom Do You Write?
Two Basic Approaches
Choosing a Topic
Papers That Focus on a Single Literary Work
Papers of Comparison and Contrast
Papers on a Number of Works by a Single Author
Papers on a Number of Works with Some Feature Other Than Authorship in Common
Proving Your Point
Writing the Paper
Writing In-Class Essays or Essay Tests
Introducing Quotations (Q1-Q10)
Textual Documentation (TD1-TD4)
Parenthetical Documentation (PD1-PD6)
Documentation by Works Cited
Documentation of Electronic Sources
Stance and Style (S1-S6)
Grammar, Punctuation, and Usage: Common Problems
Grammar (G1-G2)
Punctuation (P1-P5)
Usage (U1-U2)
Writing Samples
Fiction Explication: The Indeterminate Ending in �Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?�
Fiction Analysis: The Function of the Frame Story in �Once Upon a Time.�
Poetry Explication: �A Study of Reading Habits.�
Poetry Analysis: Diction in �Pathedy of Manners.�
Frama Explication: Iago�s First Soliloquy
Drama Analysis: Othello�s Race
The Elements of Fiction
Reading the Story
Reviewing Chapter One
�The Most Dangerous Game"
�Hunters in the Snow"
Understanding and Evaluating Fiction
Suggestions for Writing
Plot and Structure
Reviewing Chapter Two
�The Destructors"
�How I Met My Husband"
�Interpreter of Maladies"
Suggestions for Writing
Reviewing Chapter Three
�Everyday Use"
�Miss Brill"
�Sonny�s Blues"
Suggestions for Writing
Reviewing Chapter Four
�Babylon Revisited"
�A Worn Path"
�Once Upon a Time"
Suggestions for Writing
Point of View
Reviewing Chapter Five
�Paul�s Case"
�The Lottery"
�The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
�Hills Like White Elephants"
Suggestions for Writing
Symbol, Allegory, and Fantasy
Reviewing Chapter Six
�The Rocking-Horse Winner"
�Young Goodman Brown"
�The Yellow Wallpaper"
�A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
Suggestions for Writing
Humor and Irony
Reviewing Chapter Seven
�The Drunkard"
�Rape Fantasies"
�The Guest"
Suggestions for Writing
Evaluating Fiction
Reviewing Chapter Eight
�The Matchmaker"
�The Magic Barrel"
Suggestions for Writing
Three Featured Writers
Joyce Carol Oates
James Joyce, �Araby.�
�The Sisters.�
�The Boarding House.�
�A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
�Everything That Rises Must Converge.�
�Good Country People.�
�Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?�
�Life After High School.�
�June Birthing.�
Stories for Further Reading
�The Swimmer"
�The Story of an Hour"
�A Rose for Emily"
�A Jury of Her Peers"
�The Real Thing"
�The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas"
�Bartleby the Scrivener"
�The Tell-Tale Heart"
�A Little Burst"
�A & P.�Poetry
The Elements of Poetry
What Is Poetry?
�The Eagle"
�Dulce et Decorum Est"
Reviewing Chapter One
Understanding and Evaluating Poetry
�Shall I compare thee to a summer�s day"
�The Whipping"
�The last Night that She lived"
�The Bean Eaters"
�Ballad o
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