This convenient reference is organized alphabetically within sections for fiction, poetry, drama, and criticism and commentary. Recognizing, however, the importance of nonfiction literary criticism, the editors include nonfiction snippets throughout—excerpts from essays and longer pieces, as well as from interviews.
Chapter 16, for example —entitled "Imagery," includes 37 widely varied poems to illustrate the uses of imagery. John Milton, When I consider how my light is spent.
Robinson Jeffers, To the Stone-cutters. The terms themselves are discussed in context, as the editors address the various elements of each genre.
Irving Layton, The Bull Calf.
John SteinbeckShirley JacksonAlice Munroand Tillie Olsen —as well as each of the authors cited under the remaining fiction topics below. In Chapter 28, for example—"Two Poets in Depth" — — Kennedy and Gioia anthologize 15 poems — by Emily Dickinson, a 19th—century American woman with international stature in the world of poetry today.
Leitchand Mark Bauerlein Lawrence,and W. One of three essays featured yearly on the exam, the Open Question presents a phenomenon characteristic of numerous great works of literature, with a prompt directing the examinee to write an essay using a single work to illuminate the phenomenon in question.
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Spring and Fall. The final chapter, "Two Critical Casebooks: By using variations in typeface boldface, italics, all-caps, varying font sizes and by using white space judiciously, the editors make the various contents accessible at a rapid glance.
Gerard Manley Hopkins, The Windhover. Inclusion of representative periods and literary movements—16th—20th century CB 42 The editors concentrate on 19th— and 20th—century stories, as befits the genre.
William Blake, The Tyger. William Shakespeare, That time of year thou mayst in me behold. Consider also Chapter 25, "Poetry and Personal Identity" —which includes sections on "Culture, Race, and Ethnicity" —as well as "Gender" — Louise Erdrich, Indian Boarding School: WatkinsElaine ShowalterSandra M.
Eliot, The Love Song of J.
The fiction section begins with "Reading a Story" 3—21followed by six chapters devoted to discrete analysis of "Point of View" 22—76"Character" 77—"Setting" —"Tone and Style" —"Theme" —and "Symbol" —and "Evaluating a Story" — —followed by a chapter on "Reading Long Stories and Novels" — This section begins with "Writing About Literature" —a chapter devoted to basic approaches.
Instruction and support materials for the teaching of research A section titled "Documenting Your Sources" — informs students how to cite sources in a research paper.
Inclusion of representative periods and literary movements—16th—20th century CB 42 The anthologized poets represent a wide variety of periods and styles—from the Metaphysical poetry of 17th—century masters such as Donne and Marvell, to Romantic selections by Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats, and others, to typical Victorian poems by Tennyson and Matthew Arnoldto Confessional masters such as Sylvia Plath and Anne Sextonand beyond, to include such recent voices as Margaret Atwood, and Louise Erdrich Charles Simic, Butcher Shop.
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Each of the five sections contains a detailed critical introduction to each form, brief /5(7). English Literature & Composition. LITERATURE: READING FICTION, POETRY, AND DRAMA Robert DiYanni's Literature, Sixth Edition uses a genre approach, but within it are elements of the other two, particularly in the three "Writers in Context" chapters (Short Fic A recent book by Robert Scholes, The Rise and Fall of English, may.
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