Literature: an introduction to reading and writing

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Prentice-Hall, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1717 pages
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Contents

WHAT IS LITERATURE?
1
Writing about Your Likes and Dislikes 66 Sample Essays
67
FICTION
73
How to Write a Prtcis 97 Sample Essay
100
PLOT AND STRUCTURE
102
THE PEOPLE IN FICTION
134
POINT OF VIEW 7 77
177
PLACE AND OBJECTS IN FICTION
205
Gerard Manley Hopkins Gods Grandeur
704
THE ECHOING SOUND OF POETRY
713
Writing about Rhyme in Poetry 731 Sample Essay
735
THE SHAPE OF THE POEM
739
Alfred Lord Tennyson The Eagle
742
Anthony Hecht Nominalism
748
George Herbert Easter Wings
755
Robert Frost Desert Places
761

Types of Settings 205 Studying the Uses of Setting
206
Walter Van Tilburg Clark The Portable Phonograph
214
Writing about Setting 231 Sample Essay
234
THE WORDS THAT TELL THE STORY
236
Choice of Words 236 Rhetoric 241 Style
244
Writing about Style 260 Sample Essay
262
ATTITUDE AND CONTROL IN FICTION
266
Writing about Tone in Fiction 289 Sample Essay
291
KEYS TO EXTENDED MEANING
294
Allegory 296 Allusion in Symbolism
299
Marjorie Pickthall The Worker in Sandalwood
313
John Steinbeck The Chrysanthemums
319
Writing about Symbolism and Allegory 326 Sample Essay
330
THE MEANING AND THE MESSAGE IN FICTION
333
H Lawrence The Horse Dealers Daughter
343
Ralph Ellison Flying Home
357
Writing about Meaning in Fiction 370 Sample Essay
372
ADDITIONAL STORIES 315
375
Poetry
414
SIMPLE THEME AND FORM
459
Anonymous Sir Patrick Spens
465
Emily Dickinson Because I Could Not Stop for Death
473
THE PEOPLE IN POERTY
480
Day Lewis Song
499
Writing about Characters in Poetry 503 Sample Essay
506
SETTING AND SITUATION
509
Writing about Setting in a Poem 533 Sample Essay
536
THE WORDS IN POETRY
539
Diction 546 Diction and Poetry
549
Writing about Diction and Syntax in Poetry 563 Sample Essay
566
IMAGERY
569
George Herbert The Pulley
577
Gerard Manley Hopkins Spring
584
METAPHOR AND SIMILE
590
Forbidding Mourning
599
Edmund Waller Go Lovely Rose
605
Writing about Metaphors and Similes in Poetry 615 Sample
615
OTHER RHETORICAL FIGURES
620
Sir Thomas Wyatt Find No Peace
627
John Fandel Indians
633
THE CREATION OF ATTITUDE IN POETRY
641
Thomas Hardy The Workbox
647
Anne Finch To the Nightingale
653
Langston Hughes Theme for English B
662
BEAT METER
666
Metrical Scansion 669 Metrical Feet 670 The Caesura
678
The Mystery Cat
684
Writing about Rhythm in Poetry 687 Sample Essay
690
SOUNDS AND SEGMENTS
693
Jonathan Swift A Description of the Morning
698
Dudley Randall Ballad of Birmingham
767
Writing about Form in Poetry 778 Sample Essay
781
WINDOWS TO A WIDE
784
Symbolism as a Window to Greater Meaning 784 How Does
788
Anne Finch To Mr Finch now Earl of Winchelsea
794
William Butler Yeats The Second Coming
800
Isabella Gardner Collage of Echoes
807
SYSTEMS OF SYMBOLIC ALLUSION IN POETRY
814
Alfred Lord Tennyson Ulysses
821
Muriel Rukeyser Myth
827
Writing about Myth in Poetry 833 Sample Essay
836
THE IDEAS AND THE MEANING IN POETRY
839
Ben Jonson To Celia
848
John Keats Ode on a Grecian Um
859
Writing about Theme and Meaning in Poetry 864 Sample Essay
868
THE WORK OF THREE POETS
872
Emily Dickinson
886
Robert Frost
899
The Road Not Taken
906
Writing about a Poets Work 911 Sample Essay
914
ADDITIONAL POEMS
919
Anonymous Edward
922
Robert Burns To a Mouse
935
John Engels Naming the Animals
950
Gerard Manley Hopkins Pied Beauty
958
Robert Lowell For the Union Dead
973
E J Pratt The Shark
986
Carl Sandburg Chicago
997
Of This Worlds Theater in Which
1010
Phyllis Wheatley On Being Brought from Africa to America
1023
THE ELEMENTS OF DRAMA
1033
Thornton Wilder The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
1048
Eugene ONeill Before Breakfast
1060
Edward Albee The Sandbox
1067
Anonymous Everyman
1075
Susan Glaspell Trifles
1100
TRAGEDY
1122
Writing about Tragedy 1365 Sample Essays 1370
1370
COMEDY
1378
Writing about Comedy 1495 Sample Essay
1499
REALISTIC AND NONREALISTIC DRAMA
1502
Nonrealistic Drama 1505 The Spectrum of Realism
1507
Writing about Realistic and Nonrealistic Drama 1619 Sample
1623
EXTENDED COMPARISONCONTRAST
1634
Clarify Your Intention 1634 Find Common Grounds
1638
RESEARCH ESSAY
1643
Notes and Parenthetical References
1657
ON LITERATURE
1670
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