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Writing about literature

Author: Edgar V Roberts
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Intended for English composition courses in which literature is introduced, this text provides discussions and sample papers for students who need to write about the elements of literature. Designed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar V Roberts
ISBN: 0130978019 9780130978011
OCLC Number: 50035283
Description: xviii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preliminary : the process of reading, responding to, and writing about literature --
Writing about likes an dislikes : responding to literature --
Writing about a close reading : analyzing entire short poems or selected passages from prose fiction and longer poems --
Writing about character : the people in literature --
Writing about point of view : the position or stance of the work's narrator or speaker --
Writing about plot and structure : the development and organizations of narratives and drama --
Writing about setting : the background of place, objects, and culture in literature --
Writing about an idea or a theme : the meaning sand the messages in literature --
Writing about metaphors and similes : a source of depth and range in literature --
Writing abut symbolism and allusions : windows to a wide expanse of meaning --
Writing about tone : the writer's control over attitudes and feeling --
Writing about a problem : challenges to overcome in reading --
Writing about poetic form : the shape of the poem. Writing essays of comparison-contrast and extended comparison-contrast : learning by seeing literary works together --
Writing a review essay : developing ideas for general or particular audiences --
Writing about film : drama on the silver screen, television set, and computer monitor --
Writing examinations on literature --
Writing and documenting the research essay : using extra resources for understanding.
Responsibility: Edgar V. Roberts.

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