Perrine's Literature Structure, Sound, and Sense

ISBN-10: 141300654X

ISBN-13: 9781413006544

Edition: 9th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Greg Johnson, Thomas R. Arp

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The best-seller for nearly 50 years and the introduction to literature textbook that first set the standard for including a wide range of engaging and diverse forms of literature, Arp/Johnson/Perrine continues to be the most inclusive anthology of fiction, poetry, and drama.
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1744
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 3.960
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
Paper 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 Essays Tests
Introducing Quotations (Q1-Q11)
Textual Documentation (TD1-TD5)
Parenthetical Documentation (PD1-PD6)
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: "Darkness" in the Conclusion of "The Child by Tiger"
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."
Drama Explication: Iago''s First Soliloquy
Drama Analysis: Othello''s Race
Fiction: The Elements of Fiction
Reading the Story
Reviewing Chapter One
"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell
"Hunters in the Snow" by Tobias Wolff
Understanding and Evaluating Fiction
Suggestions for Writing
Plot and Structure
Reviewing Chapter Two
"The Destructors" by Graham Greene
"How I Met My Husband" by Alice Munro
"Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
Suggestions for Writing
Reviewing Chapter Three
"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker
"Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield
"How Far She Went" by Mary Hood
Suggestions for Writing
Reviewing Chapter Four
"The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara
"Gooseberries" by Anton Chekhov, translated by Constance Garnett
"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty
"Once Upon a Time" by Nadine Gordimer
Suggestions for Writing
Point of View
Reviewing Chapter Five
"Paul''s Case" by Willa Cather
"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter
"Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway
Suggestions for Writing
Symbol, Allegory, and Fantasy
Reviewing Chapter Six
"The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.H Lawrence
"Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" by Joyce Carol Oates
"A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa
Suggestions for Writing
Humor and Irony
Reviewing Chapter Seven
"The Drunkard" by Frank O''Connor
"The Kugelmass Episode" by Woody Allen
"The Guest" by Albert Camus, translated by Justin O''Brien
Suggestions for Writing
Evaluating Fiction
Reviewing Chapter Eight
"A Municipal Report" by O. Henry
"A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell
"Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton
"A New Leaf" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Suggestions for Writing
Two Feature Writers: James Joyce and Flannery O''Connor
"Araby", "Eveline", and "The Boarding House" by James Joyce
"A Good Man is Hard to Find" , "Good Country People", and "Greenleaf" by Flannery O''Connor
Suggestions for Writing
Stories for Further Reading
"Civil Peace" by Chinua Achebe
"Cathedral" by Raymond Carver
"The Swimmer" by John Cheever
"American History" by Judith Ortiz Cofer
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" by Stephen Crane
"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
"The Gilded Six-Bits" by Zora Neale Hurston
"A Contract" by Ha Jin
"Bartleby the Scrivener" by Herman Melville
"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
"No One''s a Mystery" by Elizabeth Tallent
"A&P" by John Updike
"The Child by Tiger" by Thomas Wolfe
Poetry the Elements of Poetry
What is Poetry? "The Eagle" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
"Winter" by William Shakespeare
"Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen
Reviewing Chapter One
Understanding and Evaluating Poetry
"Shall I compare thee to a summer''s day?" by William
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