Literature and the Writing Process, 11th edition
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Literature and the Writing Process uses literature to improve writing skills and critical thinking. It integrates literature and composition into one multi-purpose text, helping you learn to write essays about the major features that are involved in interpreting short stories, poems, and plays.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017
Category: Introduction to Literature
Table of contents
Contents by Genre
Contents by Theme
I: COMPOSING: AN OVERVIEW
1. The Prewriting Process
2. The Writing Process
3. Writing a Convincing Argument
4. The Rewriting Process
5. Researched Writing
II: WRITING ABOUT SHORT FICTION
6. How Do I Read Short Fiction?
7. Writing About Structure
8. Writing About Imagery and Symbolism
9. Writing About Point of View
10. Writing About Setting and Atmosphere
11. Writing About Theme
12. Critical Casebook: Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
13. Anthology of Short Fiction
14. A Portfolio of Science Fiction Stories
15. A Portfolio of Humorous and Satirical Stories
16. A Portfolio of Stories about Singular Women
III. WRITING ABOUT POETRY
17. How Do I Read Poetry?
18. Writing About Persona and Tone
19. Writing About Poetic Language
20. Writing About Poetic Form
21. Critical Casebook: The Poetry of Langston Hughes
22. The Art of Poetry
23. Anthology of Poetry
24. Paired Poems for Comparison
25. A Portfolio of Poems about Work
26. A Portfolio of War Poetry
27. A Portfolio of Humorous and Satirical Poetry
IV: WRITING ABOUT DRAMA
28. How Do I Read a Play?
29. Writing About Dramatic Structure
30. Writing About Character
31. Critical Casebook: The Glass Menagerie:Interpreting Amanda
32. Anthology of Drama
33. A Portfolio of Humorous and Satirical Plays
V: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO LITERATURE
34. Critical Approaches for Interpreting Literature
35. Critical Casebook: Reading and Writing About Culture and Identity
Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Terms
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poetry
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