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Approaching literature : reading + thinking + writing

Author: Peter J Schakel; Jack Ridl
Publisher: Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martins, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Schakel; Jack Ridl
ISBN: 9780312640996 0312640994 9780312606985 0312606982
OCLC Number: 701806336
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxix, 1508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART 1. APPROACHING LlTERATURE, p.1 --
1. Reading literature: Taking Part in a Process, p.3 --
2. Writing in Response to literature: Entering the Conversation, p.19 --
3. Writing a literary Research Paper: Entering the Larger Conversation, p.55 --
PART 2. APPROACHING FICTION, p.105 --
4. Reading Fiction Responding to the Real World of Stories, p.107 --
Plot and Character Watching What Happens, to Whom, p.112 --
6. Point of View and Theme BeingAlert to Angles, Open to Insights, p.159 --
7. Setling and Symbol Meeting Meaning in Places and Objects, p.195 --
8. Tone, Style, and Irony Attending to Expression and Attitude, p.232 --
Writing about Fiction Applying What You've Learned, p.265 --
10. Sherman Alexie --
An Author in Depth "l've always had crazy dreams", p.278 --
11. A Collection of Stories Investigating Various Vistas, p.313 PART 3. APPROACHING POETRY, p.563 --
12. Reading Poetry Realizing the Richness in Poems, p.565 --
13. Words and Images Seizing on Sense and Sight, p.570 --
14. Voice, Tone, and Sound Hearing How Sense Is Said, p.595 --
15. Figurative Language Wondering What This Has to Do with That, p.627 --
16. Rhythm and Meter Feeling the Beat, the Flux, and the Flow, p.652 --
17. Form and Type Delighting in Design, p.674 --
18. Writing about Poetry Applying What You 've Learned, p.706 --
19. A Poet in Personal Context --
Judith Ortiz Cofer Two Worlds, One Vision, p.720 --
20. A Collection of Poems Valuing Various Voices, p.757 --
PART 4. APPROACHING DRAMA, p.889 --
21. Reading Drama Participating in Serious Play, p.891 --
22. Character, Conflict, and Dramatic Action Thinking about Who Does What to Whom and Why, p.897 --
23. Setling and Structure Examining Where, When, and How lt Happens, p.920 --
24. Writing about Drama Applying What You've Learned, p.948 --
25. August Wilson's Fences- A Casebook wrestllng with One Writer's Work, p.959 --
26. A Collection of Plays Viewing from Various Vantage Points, p.1045
Responsibility: Peter Schakel, Jack Ridl.

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