Juxtapositions: Connections and Contrasts / Edition 1

Juxtapositions: Connections and Contrasts / Edition 1

by William Vesterman
     
 

This reader offers two to five selections on each of twenty-four subjects or themes that cut across genre, time, and cultural boundaries; the readings are juxtaposed to stimulate student writing. See more details below

Overview

This reader offers two to five selections on each of twenty-four subjects or themes that cut across genre, time, and cultural boundaries; the readings are juxtaposed to stimulate student writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559344494
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PERSONAL OBSERVATION AND NARRATION1. Facing Social Pressure Langston Hughes, Salvation / George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant / Anna Quindlen, The Name Is Mine / 2. Three Diaries from States of Siege Anne Frank, from The Diary of a Young Girl / Zlata Filipovic, from Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo / Latoya Hunter, from The Diary of LaToya Hunter / 3. Fathers E. B. White, Once More to the Lake / Sylvia Plath, Daddy / Raymond Carver, Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-Second Year / Theodore Roethke, My Papa's Waltz / 4. From Story to Film: �Paul's Case� Willa Cather, Paul's Case: A Study in Temperament / Ron Cowen, screenplay excerpt from Paul's Case / 5. To Die by Law Charles Dickens, Among the Condemned / George Orwell, A Hanging / H. L. Mencken, Hangings I Have Known / Norman Mailer, Let's Do It / 6. Mothers (and more...)

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