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Literature : a world of writing

Author: David L Pike; Ana Acosta
Publisher: New York ; Harlow : Longman, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Pike; Ana Acosta
ISBN: 9780321364890 0321364899
OCLC Number: 434562196
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Contents: PART I. A Reader's Guide to the World of Writing 1. A World of Meaning: Reading and Thinking about Literature Meaningless Words and the World of Meaning Literary Form and Assumptions about Meaning The Point of Literary Meaning Forming Literary MeaningMaking Sense Making Meaning out of Misunderstanding Roberto Fernandez, Wrong Channel Deciphering Meaning: The Riddle Game The Riddle as a Literary Device Sylvia Plath, Metaphors Making and Breaking the Rules Carol Shields, Absence Reading for What Does Not Make Sense Writer at Work: The Reading Process Sharon Olds, The Possessive STUDENT WRITING: Justin Schiel reads and annotates The Possessive Clarity and Ambiguity of Language Working with Ambiguity in Literary Writing Reading versus Writing Working with Clarity in Nonliterary Writing: The Summary STUDENT WRITING: Four Summaries of The Possessive Clarity and Ambiguity in Storytelling Franz Kafka, Before the Law STUDENT WRITING: Two Summaries of Before the Law Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wife's Story Clarity and Ambiguity of Argument: Summarizing an Essay Rosa Ehrenreich Brooks, I Hate Trees STUDENT WRITING: Melissa Kim, A Summary of Rosa Ehrenreich Brooks's I Hate Trees Clarity and Ambiguity in Visual Culture Visual Assumptions Writing a Summary of an Image Cornelis Gijsbrechts, Letter Rack with Christian V's ProclamationSTUDENT WRITING: Alan Green, A Summary of Letter Rack with Christian V's Proclamation Looking Back: A World of Meaning 2. Writing in the World: Argument, Critical Thinking, and the Process of Writing Crafting an Argument May Sarton, The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life Analyzing an Argumentative Essay Making Your Own Argument Argument versus Thesis From Idea to Thesis Chinua Achebe, Dead Men's Path Critical Thinking: Reading, Questioning, Writing Writer at Work: Critical Thinking from First Impressions to Finished Paper Mary Oliver, August Student Writer Katherine Randall, sample writing drafts to final paper. Reading Questioning Writing Critical Thinking in a Comparison Paper Ellen Hunnicutt, Blackberries Leslie Norris, Blackberries STUDENT WRITING: Cynthia Wilson, Leave the Picking to the Boys Thinking Critically about Visual Culture Thinking Critically about Signs Looking Back: Writing in the World 3. Investigating the World: Planning, Writing, and Revising a Research Paper Finding a Topic Finding, Evaluating, and Summarizing Your Sources in the Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources and Secondary Sources The MLA Works-Cited List Plagiarism and How to Avoid It The Annotated BibliographySTUDENT WRITING: Lorraine Betesh, Annotated Bibliography-Source #1 From the Annotated Bibliography to the First Draft Making an Outline STUDENT WRITING: Lorraine Betesh, The Brooklyn Bridge in Illustrations and Photographs-An Outline Writing a First Draft MLA In-Text Citations Writer at Work: Revising Revising the initial draft A STUDENT RESEARCH PAPER USING VISUAL MEDIA: Lorraine Betesh, The Brooklyn Bridge in Illustrations and Photographs A STUDENT RESEARCH LITERARY ANALYSIS PAPER: Rob Lanney, Hamlet's Denmark Looking Back: Investigating the World 4. Organizing the World of Literature: Genre Plot Conventions and Expectations Margaret Atwood, Happy Endings Comparing Genres N.Scott Momaday, from The Way to Rainy Mountain What Is Poetry? Prosody: An Introduction Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Metrical Feet - Lesson for a Boy Poetic Diction Poetic Forms What Is Fiction? Fiction and History Types of Fiction The Craft of Fiction Padgett Powell, A Gentleman's C The Materials of Fiction The Tools of Fiction What Is a Play? Susan Glaspell, Trifles Dramatic Structure Characters Staging Form and Genre Tragedy Comedy What Is Nonfiction? The Essay Virginia Woolf, The Death of the Moth Annie Dillard, The Death of a Moth Analyzing an Essays Writer at Work: Reading and Writing EssaysSTUDENT WRITING: Scott Nathanson, The Meaning of Death Types of Essays What Are Visual Media? Still Images Sequential Images Moving Images Interactive Images Looking Back: Organizing the World of Literature Part II. The Writer's World: Genres and the Craft of Literature 5. Imaging the World: Exploring the Forms of Literature Imagining the World: Working with Poetry Writer at Work: Three Poems about Social Relations William Blake, London Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Mary Oliver, Singapore STUDENT WRITING: Summaries of London, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Singapore STUDENT WRITING: A Comparison of London, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Singapore Describing the World: Working with Stories Writer at Work: The Power of Description Julia Alvarez, Snow STUDENT WRITING: A Descriptive Essay Staging the World: Working with Plays Writer at Work: Viewing and Writing about a Performance of Krapp's Last Tape Samuel Beckett, Krapp's Last Tape Notes on Krapp's Last Tape, directed by Atom Egoyan, by Joshua Cohen Response Paper on Krapp's Last Tape, directed by Atom Egoyan, by Joshua Cohen Explaining the World: Working with Essays Writer at Work: Arguing with an Essay George Packer, How Susie Bayer's T-Shirt Ended Up on Yusuf Mama's Back STUDENT WRITING: An Argumentative Essay on How Susie Bayer's T- Shirt Ended Up on Yusuf Mama's Back Writer at Work: Topics for essays 6. Writing the World: Working with Literary Devices Literary Devices Patterns of Repetition Patterns of Inversion Patterns of Contradiction Ambiguity and Double Meaning Imagery Referring to Other Texts Word Pictures John Keats, Drawing of the Sosibios Vase John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn Hiram Power, Greek Slave Elizabeth Barrett Browning, On Hiram Powers' Greek Slave Peter Brueghel the Elder, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus William Carlos Williams, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus W. H. Auden, Musee des Beaux Arts Michael Hamburger, Lines on Brueghel's Icarus" Akira Kurosawa, movie still from The Seven Samurai Robert Hass, Heroic Simile Writing the World: Topics for Essays 7. Translating the World: Reading and Writing between Languages I Hate and Love: A Casebook on Translation Catullus: Poem 85 with interlinear and literal translationRichard Lovelace, I hate and love Walter Landor, I love and hate Ezra Pound, I hate and love Peter Whigham, I hate and I love Charles Martin, I hate & love Frank Bidart, Catullus: Odi et Amo, Catullus: Excrucior Miriam Sagan, Translating Catullus Translation and BilingualismMary TallMountain, There Is No Word for Goodbye [Native American] Wilfrid Owen, Dulce et decorum est Michael Martone, The Mayor of the Sister City Speaks to the Chamber of Commerce in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on a Night in December in 1976 Amy Tan, from Mother Tongue Translating the World: Topics for Essays PART III. The Reader's World: Exploring the Themes of Literature 8. The World Closest to Us: Me and You Families Fiction Julio Cortazar, Unusual Occupations Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man is Hard to Find James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues Jonathan Safran Foer, Primer for the Punctuation of Heart Disease Alice Walker, Everyday Use Poetry Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays Lucille Clifton, wishes for sons Kitty Tsui, A Chinese Banquet PLAYWilliam Shakespeare, Hamlet Nonfiction Scott Russell Sanders, Buckeye Families: Topics for essays Children and Adolescents FictionJamaica Kincaid, Girl Lorrie Moore, The Kid's Guide to Divorce James Joyce, Araby John Updike, A&P PoetryElizabeth Bishop, In the Waiting Room Anne Sexton, Little Red Riding Hood Agha Shahid Ali, The Wolf's Postscript to Little Red Riding Hood Gary Soto, Behind Grandma's House NonFiction Langston Hughes, Salvation Children and Adolescents: Topics for essays Lovers FictionDorothy Parker, The Waltz John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums Amanda Holzer, ove and Other Catastrophes: A Mix Tape PoetryUruttiran, What She Said to Her Girl Friend Ono no Komachi, selected tankaSara Teasdale, The Look William Shakespeare, Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116) When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes (Sonnet 29) How oft when thou, my music, music play'st (Sonnet 128)John Donne, The Flea Jimmy Santiago Baca, Spliced Wire Edgar Allan Poe, Annabel Lee T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Nonfiction Sei Shonagon, from The Pillow Book Lovers: Topics for essaysWorking further with the World Closest to Us Reading Globally, Writing Locally I: Orhan Pamuk and the Literature of Europe NonfictionOrhan Pamuk, My Father's Suitcase FictionOrhan Pamuk, To Look Out The Window Julio Cortazar, Axolotl PoetryEleni Fourtouni, Child's Memory CzesBaw MiBosz, My Faithful Mother Tongue Working further with the literature of Europe 9. The Worlds around Us: Beliefs and Ethics Beliefs: Creation and Beginnings Sacred TextGenesis, chapters 1-3 Secular TextsVoltaire, Plato's Dream Salman Rushdie, Imagine There's No Heaven K. C. Cole, Murmurs Creation and Beginnings: Topics for essays Ethics: Destruction and Endings Fiction Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour Ernest Hemingway, Hills Like White Elephants Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried PoetryWilliam Carlos Williams, Complete Destruction Robert Frost, Fire and Ice John Donne, Death, Be Not Proud Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Emily Dickinson, I like a look of Agony Because I could not stop for Death ; I felt a Funeral, in my Brain ; I heard a Fly buzz-when I died- It was not Death, for I stood up A toad can die of light! Tell all the Truth but tell it slant WisBawa Szymborska, Lot's Wife Carolyn Forche, The Colonel PLAYSophocles, Antigone Destruction and Endings: Topics for essays Working further with the Worlds around Us Reading Globally, Writing Locally II: Naguib Mahfouz and the Literature of Africa Fiction Naguib Mahfouz, Half a Day (translated by Davies Denys Johnson) Naguib Mahfouz, Zaabalawi (translated by Davies Denys Johnson) Nonfiction Binyavanga Wainaina, How to Write about Africa Poetry Jeremy Cronin, To learn how to speak ... Chenjerai Hove, You Will Forget Working further with the literature of Africa 10. The World We Live in: Spaces and Places In-Between Spaces FictionEudora Welty, A Worn Path Raymond Carver, Cathedral Sherman Alexie, This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona PoetryRobert Frost, Mending Wall James Wright, Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota Henry Taylor, Landscape with Tractor Louise Erdrich, Dear John Wayne Yusuf Komunyakaa, Facing It NonfictionRachel Carson, The Marginal World In-between spaces: Topics for essays Confined Spaces FictionEdgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper PoetryPaul Laurence Dunbar, Sympathy Stevie Smith, Not Waving but Drowning Robert Browning, My Last Duchess PlayHenrik Ibsen, A Doll's House NonfictionMikhael Metzel, The accused awaiting trial in the Butyrskaya prison in MoscowMalcolm X, from The Autobiography of Malcolm X Confined Spaces: Topics for essays Working further with the World We Live In Reading Globally, Writing Locally III: Jhumpa Lahiri and The Literature of Asia NonfictionJhumpa Lahiri, My Two Lives FictionJhumpa Lahiri, When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine Kazuo Ishiguro, A Family Supper Poetry Garrett Hongo, Who among You Knows the Essence of Garlic? Xu Gang, Red Azalea on the Cliff Working further with the literature of Asia 11. The World We Share: Nature, Cities, and the Environment Living in the City FictionToni Cade Bambara, The Lesson PoetryAllen Ginsberg, Supermarket in California Ezra Pound, In a Station of the Metro Sharon Olds, On the Subway Langston Hughes, Theme for English B NonfictionBill Buford, Lions and Tigers and Bears Living in the City: Topics for essays Living in NatureFictionSarah Orne Jewett, A White Heron T. C. Boyle, Greasy Lake PoetryHaiku by Basho and Richard WrightH. D., The Sea Rose William Carlos Williams, So Much Depends Elizabeth Bishop, The Fish Walt Whitman, When I Heard the Learned Astronomer Langston Hughes, The Negro Speaks of Rivers Gerard Manley Hopkins, Inversnaid Wendell Berry, Stay Home Robert Frost, A Brook in the City W. S. Merwin, Rain at Night NonfictionLouis D. Owens, The American Indian Wilderness Donella Meadows, Living Lightly and Inconsistently on the Land Living in Nature: Topics for Essays Working further with the World Around Us Reading Globally, Writing Locally IV: Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Literature of the Americas FictionGabriel Garcia Marquez, The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World Gabriel Garcia Marquez, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Poetry Pablo Neruda, The Word Jimmy Santiago Baca, So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans Tino Villanueva, Variation on a Theme by William Carlos Williams Working further with the literature of the Americas Appendix A: The World of Literary CriticismAppendix B: MLA Documentation Guidelines
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