Perrine's Story and Structure

ISBN-10: 0495898007

ISBN-13: 9780495898009

Edition: 13th 2012

Authors: Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

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List price: $99.95
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/11/2011
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 704
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
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.

Professional Acknowledgments
Foreword to Students
The Elements of Fiction
Reading the Story
Reviewing Chapter One
The Most Dangerous Game
Hunters in the Snow
Suggestions for Writing
Understanding and Evaluating Fiction
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
The Sisters
The Boarding House
Critical Perspectives on Joyce
From Dubliners: A Pluralistic World
On �The Sisters�
On �Araby�
From �The Boarding House Seen as a Tale of Misdirection�
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Good Country People
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Critical Perspectives on O'Connor
�A Reasonable Use of the Unreasonable�
�Letter to a Professor of English�
From �A Good Man's Predicament�
On �Good Country People�
On �Everything That Rises Must Converge�
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Life after High School
June Birthing
Critical Perspectives on Oates
From �Stories That Define Me: The Making of a Writer�
�Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' and Smooth Talk: S Story into Film�
On �Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?�
On �Life After High School� and �June Birthing� Suggestions for Writing
Writing about Fiction
Why Write about Literature?
For Whom Do You Write?
Two Basic Approaches
Choosing a Topic
Papers That Focus on a Single Story
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 List of 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 Stoty in �Once upon a Time�
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
Glossary of Terms
Copyrights and Acknowledgments
Index of Authors and Titles
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