Literature: structure, sound, and sense

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Mar 1, 1978 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1525 pages
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This book is intended for the student who is beginning a serious study of imaginative literature. It provides introduction to fiction, poetry and drama.

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Contents

Escape and Interpretation
3
Thomas Wolfe The Child by Tiger 24
24
Plot
42
Character
66
Drama
68
yAnton Chekhov The Kiss
80
Theme
112
Joseph Conrad Youth
119
exercise
614
Symbol Allegory
624
V Robert Frost Fire and Ice
636
Paradox Overstatement
645
William Blake The Chimney Sweeper
651
Countee Cullen Incident
657
Me e cummings in Just
670
Meaning and Idea
680

Symbol and Irony
218
Albert Camus The Guest
233
Emotion and Humor
262
Frank OConnor The Drunkard
297
Fantasy
323
The Scale of Value
360
Susan Glaspell A Jury of Her Peers
377
Franz Kafka A Hunger Artist
400
Nathaniel Hawthorne Young Goodman Brown
411
Guy de Maupassant Two Little Soldiers
420
James Joyce Clay
434
Barry Targan Harry Belten and the Mendelssohn Violin
449
Katherine Mansfield Miss Brill
470
Ralph Ellison Battle Royal
478
Frank Yerby Health Card
489
Isaac Babel My First Goose
497
Poetry
547
A E Housman Is my team ploughing
567
Sylvia Plath Mirror
576
fr J Edwin Arlington Robinson Richard Cory
586
Imagery
594
V Adrienne Rich Living in Sin
600
fy Robert Hayden Those Winter Sundays
601
Robert Frost Bereft
607
Tone
695
Triumph
702
Robert Hayman A Mad Answer of a Madman
708
Gwendolyn Brooks We Real Cool
718
Rhythm and Meter
724
Sound and Meaning
743
Alexander Pope Sound and Sense
753
Emily Dickinson Lightly stepped a yellow star
759
Anonymous A Handful of Limericks
768
A E Housman Oh see how thick the goldcup flowers
777
Good Poetry and Great
797
Conrad Aiken Morning Song from Senlin
821
James Dickey The Bee
844
JjLJohn Frederick Nims Love Poem
877
Realistic and Nonrealistic Drama
938
Tragedy and Comedy
1077
Lorraine Hansberry A Raisin in the Sun
1327
Arthur Miller Death of a Salesman
1399
Appendix The Source of Othello
1479
Glossary of Fictional Terms
1491
Glossary of Poetic Terms
1497
Glossary of Dramatic Terms
1505
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