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Overview

From Carol Jago and the authors of The Language of Composition comes the first textbook designed specifically for the AP* Literature and Composition course. Arranged thematically to foster critical thinking, Literature & Composition: Reading • Writing • Thinking offers a wide variety of classic and contemporary literature, plus all of the support students need to analyze it carefully and thoughtfully. The book is divided into two parts: the first part of the text teaches students the skills they need for success in an AP Literature course, and the second part is a collection of thematic chapters of literature with extensive apparatus and special features to help students read, analyze, and respond to literature at the college level. Only Literature & Composition has been built from the ground up to give AP students and teachers the materials and support they need to enjoy a successful and challenging AP Literature course.

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*AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the publication of and does not endorse this product.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312388065
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 6/11/2010
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1568
  • Sales rank: 102,146
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Jago taught AP Literature and was department chair at Santa Monica High School for thirty-two years. She has served on the AP Literature Development Committee and as a content advisor on AP Central. She is the author of many books, including With Rigor for All: Teaching the Classics to Contemporary Students; Beyond Standards: Excellence in the High School English Classroom; and four titles in the NCTE High School Literature series. In 2010, Carol is the president of NCTE and an advisor for the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
 
Renée H. Shea is professor of English and Modern Languages at Bowie State University and former Director of Composition. She is coauthor of The Language of Composition: Reading • Writing  Rhetoric and two titles in the NCTE High School Literature series on Amy Tan and Zora Neale Hurston. She has been a reader and question leader for both AP Literature and Language readings.
 
Lawrence Scanlon taught at Brewster High School for more than thirty years. Over the last fifteen years he has been a reader and question leader for the AP Language exam. As a College Board consultant in the U.S. and abroad, he has conducted AP workshops in both Language and Literature, as well as serving on the AP Language Development Committee. Larry is coauthor of The Language of Composition: Reading • Writing Rhetoric and has published articles for the College Board and elsewhere on composition and curriculum.
 
Robin Dissin Aufses is director of English Studies at Lycée Français de New York. She is coauthor of The Language of Composition: Reading • Writing Rhetoric. Robin also has published articles for the College Board on the novelist Chang Rae Lee and the novel All the King's Men.

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Table of Contents

1. Thinking About Literature

   Emily Dickinson, Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—
   Stephen Dunn, The Sacred
   William Shakespeare, When my love swears that she is made of truth
   David Clewell, Vegetarian Physics

Why Study Literature?
   Elizabeth Alexander, Praise Song for the Day
   Charles Schultz, Peanuts (cartoon)

What Makes an Effective Reader?
   David Ignatow,
The Bagel
   Albert Goldbarth, Shawl
  Billy Collins, Introduction to Poetry
   Sherman Alexie, From Superman and Me
   Franz Wright, Learning to Read
 
Approaching Literature
  Robert Frost,
“Out, Out—,”
   Experience
   Analysis
   Extension
  Julia Alvarez, Snow
 
2. Close Reading: Analyzing Poetry and the Passage of Fiction
 
What Is Close Reading?

First-Impression Questions
   Willa Cather, from
My Antonia
   A. E. Housman, To an Athlete Dying Young

The Elements of Style
   Diction
   Figurative Language
   Imagery
   Syntax
   Tone and Mood
 
   A Sample Close Analysis
    Eudora Welty, from Old Mr. Marblehall
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, from The Great Gatsby
  Special Considerations for Reading Poetry Closely
    Rhyme

   Meter
    Form
    Poetic Syntax
    Sound
     William Carlos Williams,
The Red Wheelbarrow
      John Keats, Bright Star would I were stedfast as thou art—
    A Sample Close Analysis
      Robert Herrick,
Delight in Disorder
     Simon Ortiz, My Father’s Song

Talking with the Text
  Think Aloud
    Christina Georgina Rossetti,
Promises like Pie-Crust
  Annotation
    William Shakespeare,
When, in disgrace with Fortune and men’s eyes
  Graphic Organizer 
    Nathaniel Hawthorne, from
The Scarlet Letter

From Analysis to Essay: Writing a Close Analysis
    Yusef Komunyakaa,
Slam, Dunk, & Hook 
  Analyzing
  Developing a Thesis Statement
  Organizing a Close Analysis Essay
  Integrating Quotations
  Documenting Sources
  A Sample Close Analysis Essay
    Carlton Curtis,
The Beauty and Danger of Basketball (student writing)
    Edward Hirsch, Fast Break

Working with Two Texts: The Comparison and Contrast Essay
  Developing a Thesis Statement
  Organizing a Comparison and Contrast Essay
  Transitions
  Documenting Sources
  A Sample Comparison and Contrast Essay
    Talat Rubin,
One Game, Two Lives (student writing)
    William Stafford, Traveling through the Dark
    Maxine Kumin, Woodchucks

3. The Big Picture: Analyzing Fiction and Drama
 
Elements of Fiction
  Plot
    Gabriel García Márquez,
One of These Days
  Character
    Jane Austen, from
Pride and Prejudice
    Charles Dickens, from Hard Times 
  Setting
    Edgar Allan Poe, from
The Masque of the Red Death
    John Steinbeck, from The Grapes of Wrath
    Henry Roth, from Call It Sleep
    George Orwell, from 1984
    Thomas Hardy, from Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  Point of View
    Dinaw Mengestu, from
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
    Mark Twain, from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Katherine Mansfield, from Miss Brill
    Shirley Jackson, from The Lottery
    Virginia Woolf, from Mrs. Dalloway
    Brad Watson, Seeing Eye
    Suzanne Berne, from A Crime in the Neighborhood
    Mary Shelley, from Frankenstein
    Colm Tóibín, from Brooklyn
  Symbol
  Theme
    Edward P. Jones,
The First Day
    Jamaica Kincaid, Girl

Special Considerations for Analyzing Drama
  Plot
  Character
   George Bernard Shaw,
Pygmalion
    William Shakespeare, from Othello, the Moor of Venice
  Setting
    Henrik Ibsen, from
A Doll’s House
    Lorraine Hansberry, from A Raisin in the Sun
  Symbol
    D. L. Coburn, from
The Gin Game
    Terrence McNally, Andre’s Mother

From Analysis to Essay: Writing an Interpretive Essay
    Susan Glaspell,
Trifles
  Analyzing Literary Elements
  Developing a Thesis Statement
  Planning an Interpretive Essay
  Supporting Your Interpretation
  A Sample Interpretive Essay
    Aneyn M. O’Grady,
Student Essay on Trifles
 
4. Entering the Conversation 

 
Conversation: Coming to America
  EMMA LAZARUS,
The New Colossus (poetry)
  LEWIS W. HINE, Playground in Tenement Alley, Boston, 1909 (photography)
  LANGSTON HUGHES, Let America Be America Again (poetry)
  DWIGHT OKITA, In Response to Executive Order 9066: All Americans of Japanese
    Descent Must Report to Relocation Centers (poetry)
   PAT MORA, Immigrants (poetry)
  AMY TAN, Two Kinds (fiction)
  JUDITH ORTIZ COFER, The Latin Deli (poetry)
  BHARATI MUKHERJEE, Two Ways to Belong in America (nonfiction)

Writing an Essay Using Multiple Texts
  Developing a Thesis Statement
  Organizing a Documented Essay
  Using Literary Texts as Evidence
  Integrating Quotations
  Including Personal Experience as Evidence
  A Sample Essay Using Multiple Texts
    Maddie Ramey,
“The Golden Door”: The Ideals of “The New Colossus” in American
    Today (student writing)
 
5. Home and Family
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  — Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
 
Classic Text 
  JAMES JOYCE, The Dead
Modern Text 
 
  AUGUST WILSON, Fences
Fiction
  F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, Babylon Revisited
  TILLIE OLSEN, I Stand Here Ironing
  HELENA MARÍA VIRAMONTES, The Moths
    Helena María Viramontes on Writing
  MAY-LEE CHAI, Saving Sourdi
Poetry
  THOMAS BASTARD, De Puero Balbutiente
  BEN JONSON, On My First Son
  ANNE BRADSTREET, Before the Birth of One of Her Children
  WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, We Are Seven
  WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, A Prayer for My Daughter
  LANGSTON HUGHES, Mother to Son
  THEODORE ROETHKE, My Papa’s Waltz
  ROBERT HAYDEN, Those Winter Sundays
  SYLVIA PLATH, Daddy
  SHARON OLDS, Rite of Passage
  LINDA PASTAN, Marks
  MARY OLIVER, Wild Geese
  EAMON GRENNAN, Pause
  LI-YOUNG LEE, The Hammock
  KEVIN YOUNG, Cousins
Paired Poems
  EAVAN BOLAND, The Pomegranate
  RITA DOVE, The Bistro Styx
Visual Text
  JACOB LAWRENCE, A Family
Conversation 
  The Lure and Language of Food
  VINCENT VAN GOGH, The Potato-Eaters (painting)
  RALPH ELLISON, I Yam What I Am (fiction)
  NAOMI SHIHAB NYE, My Father and the Figtree (poetry)
  LAURA ESQUIVEL, January: Christmas Rolls (fiction)
  LISA PARKER, Snapping Beans (poetry)
  CHRIS OFFUTT, Brain Food (nonfiction)
  GEETA KOTHARI, If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I? (nonfiction)
Student Writing 
  Analyzing Paired Poems: Style in "My Papa's Waltz" and "Those Winter Sundays"
The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading  
  Connotation
Suggestions for Writing  
  Home and Family
 
6. Identity and Culture
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
  — Nathaniel Hawthorne,
The Scarlet Letter
 
Classic Text 
  JOSEPH CONRAD, Heart of Darkness
Modern Text
  JHUMPA LAHIRI, Interpreter of Maladies
Fiction
  NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, Young Goodman Brown
  JOHN UPDIKE, A & P
  JOYCE CAROL OATES, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
  ANA MENÉNDEZ, In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd 
Poetry
  JOHN MILTON, When I consider how my light is spent
  ALEXANDER POPE, The Quiet Life
  WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, The World Is Too Much with Us
  RALPH WALDO EMERSON, The Apology
  EMILY DICKINSON, I’m Nobody! Who are you?
  E. E. CUMMINGS, the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls
  COUNTEE CULLEN, Heritage
  DYLAN THOMAS, Fern Hill
  GWENDOLYN BROOKS, We Real Cool
  MAHMOUD DARWISH, Identity Card
  KAMAU BRATHWAITE, Ogun
  GARY SOTO, Mexicans Begin Jogging
  SHERMAN ALEXIE, The Powwow at the End of the World
  JULIA ALVAREZ, First Muse
  NATHALIE HANDAL, Caribe in Nueva York
    Nathalie Handal on Writing
Paired Poems
  ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, To George Sand: A Desire
  ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, To George Sand: A Recognition
Visual Texts 
  FRIDA KAHLO, Self-Portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States
  FRIDA KAHLO, Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky
Conversation 
  The Legacy of Colonialism
  The Colonization of Africa, 1880–1939 (map)
  RUDYARD KIPLING, The White Man’s Burden (poetry)
  H. T. JOHNSON, The Black Man's Burden (poetry)
  DORIS LESSING, The Old Chief Mshlanga (fiction) 
  FELIX MNTHALI, The Stranglehold of English Lit (poetry)
  CHINUA ACHEBE, An Image of Africa (nonfiction)
  BINYAVANGA WAINAINA, How to Write about Africa (nonfiction)
Student Writing  
  Close Reading Fiction: Characterization in Inerprter of Maladies
The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading
  Specialized, Archaic, and Unfamiliar Diction
Suggestions for Writing  
  Identity and Culture
 
7. Love and Relationships
Ay me! for aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love never did run smooth;
  — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
Classic Text 
  OSCAR WILDE, The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People
Modern Text 
  SANDRA CISNEROS, Woman Hollering Creek
Fiction 
  ANTON CHEKHOV, The Lady with the Little Dog
  KATHERINE MANSFIELD, Bliss
  WILLIAM FAULKNER, A Rose for Emily
  DAGOBERTO GILB, Love in L.A.
Poetry 
  THOMAS WYATT, They flee from me
  SIR PHILIP SYDNEY, Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust
  JOHN DONNE, The Flea
  ROBERT HERRICK, To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
  LORD BYRON, She walks in Beauty
  EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY, Love is not all
  MARGARET ATWOOD, Siren Song
  ELIZABETH BISHOP, One Art
  ROBERT PENN WARREN, True Love
  BILLY COLLINS, Weighing the Dog
  JANE HIRSHFIELD, This was once a love poem
Paired Poems
  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun
  PABLO NERUDA, Mi fea: Soneta XX
  PABLO NERUDA, My ugly love: Sonnet XX
Visual Text
  GUSTAV KLIMT, The Kiss
  LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI, Short Story on a Painting of Gustav Klimt
Conversation  
  Courtship: The Rules of Engagement
  ANDREAS CAPELLANUS, from The Art of Courtly Love (nonfiction)
  ANDREW MARVELL, To His Coy Mistress (poetry)
  ANNIE FINCH, Coy Mistress (poetry)
    Annie Finch on Writing
  CHARLES DICKENS, from Our Mutual Friend (fiction)
  E. E. CUMMINGS, somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond (poetry)
  ZAREH KHRAKHOUNI, Measure (poetry)
  ANITA JAIN, Is Arranged Marriage Really Any Worse Than Craigslist? (nonfiction)
  RANDALL MUNROE, Boyfriend (cartoon)
 Student Writing  
  Analyzing Drama: Irony in The Importance of Being Earnest
The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading 
  Irony
Suggestions for Writing  
  Love and Relationships

8. Conformity and Rebellion 

Not all those who wander are lost.
  — J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
 
Classic
  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Modern 
  EDWIDGE DANTICAT, The Book of the Dead
Stories
  HERMAN MELVILLE, Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street
  KURT VONNEGUT, Harrison Bergeron
  T. C. BOYLE, Admiral
  CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE, The Headstrong Historian
Poems 
  GEORGE HERBERT, The Collar
  PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY, Song: To the Men of England
  EMILY DICKINSON, Much Madness is divinest Sense
  WALLACE STEVENS, Disillusionment of Ten O’clock
  E. E. CUMMINGS, anyone lived in a pretty how town
  NAZIM HIKMET, On Living
  DYLAN THOMAS, Do not go gentle into that good night
  ANNE SEXTON, Her Kind
  DUDLEY RANDALL, Booker T. and W.E.B.
  SANDRA GILBERT, Sonnet: The Ladies’ Home Journal
  LUCILLE CLIFTON, Homage to My Hips
  ALLEN GINSBERG, Is About
  CAROL ANN DUFFY, Penelope
Paired Poems
    MATTHEW PRIOR, An Epitaph
  W. H. AUDEN, The Unknown Citizen
Visual Text 
  Book covers for Hamlet
Conversation 
  The Metamorphosis: Interpretations and Transformations
  FRANZ KAFKA, The Metamorphosis (novella)
  FRANZ KAFKA, To Max Brod (letter)
  FRANZ KAFKA, To Kurt Wolff Publishing Company (letter)
  DAVID ZANE MAIROWITZ and ROBERT CRUMB, from Kafka (graphic essay)
  PETER KUPER, from The Metamorphosis (graphic novel)
    Peter Kuper on The Metamorphosis
Student Writing  
  Analyzing Fiction: Alienation in The Metamorphosis
The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading 
 
Sound
Suggestions for Writing 
  Conformity and Rebellion

9. Art and the Artist
Art for art’s sake? I should think so, and more so than ever at the present time. It is the one orderly product which our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths, it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden . . . it is the best evidence we can have of our dignity. 
 E. M. Forster
 
Classic 

  T. S. ELIOT, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Modern 
  JAMES BALDWIN, Sonny’s Blues
Stories
  CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, The Yellow Wallpaper 
  RAYMOND CARVER, Cathedral 
  DON DELILLO, Videotape
Poems
  ALEXANDER POPE, Sound and Sense
  SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE, Kubla Khan; or, A Vision in a Dream 
  WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, London, 1802
  JOHN KEATS, On the Sonnet
   JOHN KEATS, Ode on a Grecian Urn
  ROBERT BROWNING, My Last Duchess
  CLAUDE MCKAY, The Harlem Dancer 
  WALLACE STEVENS, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
  D. H. LAWRENCE, Piano 
   FRANK O’HARA, The Day Lady Died
  MARY OLIVER, Singapore 
  BILLY COLLINS, The Blues
Paired Poems
  EDWARD HOPPER, Nighthawks (painting)
  IRA SADOFF, Hopper’s “Nighthawks” (1942) 
  SUSAN LUDVIGSON,
Inventing My Parents: After Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks
Visual Text 
  EDGAR DEGAS, The Laundresses
  EAVAN BOLAND, Degas’s Laundresses 
    Eavan Boland on Writing
Conversation
  A Study of Seamus Heaney: The Responsibility of the Artist
  DENNIS O’DRISCOLL, from Stepping Stones, Interviews with Seamus Heaney (interview)
  SEAMUS HEANEY, from Feeling into Words (nonfiction) 
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Crediting Poetry (Nobel lecture) 
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Digging  (poetry) 
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Requiem for the Croppies (poetry) 
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Bogland (poetry) 
   SEAMUS HEANEY, The Tollund Man (poetry)
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Tollund  (poetry)
  SEAMUS HEANEY, A Call (poetry)
  SEAMUS HEANEY, Postscript (poetry)
Student Writing 
  Close Reading Poetry: Speaker's Attitude in "My Last Dutchess"
The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading 
 
Figurative Language
Suggestions for Writing
  Art and the Artist


10. Traditions and Progress
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
  — Nathaniel Hawthorne
 
Classic   
  HENRY JAMES, Daisy Miller
Modern
  FLANNERY O’CONNOR, A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Stories
  ALICE WALKER, Everyday Use
  CHARLES BAXTER, Fenstad’s Mother 
  SALMAN RUSHDIE, The Free Radio
  GISH JEN, Who’s Irish?
Poems
  THOMAS GRAY, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard 
  WILLIAM BLAKE, London
  MATTHEW ARNOLD, Dover Beach
  GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, God’s Grandeur
  EMILY DICKINSON, Crumbling is not an instant’s Act
  ROBERT FROST, Mending Wall
  W. B. YEATS, The Second Coming
  JAMES WRIGHT, Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio 
  MITSUYE YAMADA, A Bedtime Story
  MAY SWENSON, Goodbye, Goldeneye
  CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI, Indian Movie, New Jersey
  STEPHEN DUNN, Charlotte Brontë in Leeds Point
  AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL, When All of My Cousins Are Married

    Aimee Nezhukumatathil on Writing
  DEREK WALCOTT, Forty Acres
Paired Poems
  WALT WHITMAN, Mannahatta 
  CARL SANDBURG, Chicago
Visual Text
  KEHINDE WILEY, Portrait of Andries Stilte II
Conversation 
  The Harlem Renaissance: Progress within Tradition?
  JAMES WELDON JOHNSON, Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry (nonfiction) 
  LANGSTON HUGHES, The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain (nonfiction)
  LANGSTON HUGHES, Jazzonia (poetry) 
  CLAUDE MCKAY, The White House (poetry)
  ZORA NEALE HURSTON, Spunk (fiction)
  AARON DOUGLASS, The Spirit of Africa (woodcut)
  ARNA BONTEMPS, Nocturne at Bethesda (poetry) 
  JESSIE REDMON FAUSET, from Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral (fiction)
Student Writing
  Working with Sources: On the Harlem Renaissance

The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading 
  Syntax
Suggestions for Writing
  Tradition and Progress
11. War and Peace
Do dreams offer lessons? Do nightmares have themes, do we awaken and analyze them and live our lives and advise others as a result? Can the foot soldier teach anything important about war, merely for having been there? I think not. He can tell war stories.

 Tim O’Brien, If I Die in a Combat Zone
 
Classic
  SOPHOCLES, Antigone
Modern
  TIM O’BRIEN, The Things They Carried
Stories
  LUIGI PIRANDELLO, War 
  MURIEL SPARK, The First Year of My Life 
  CYNTHIA OZICK, The Shawl
  BHARATI MUKHERJEE, The Management of Grief
Poems
  HOMER, The Champion Arms for Battle, from Book 19 of the Iliad
  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, If we are marked to die . . . from Henry V, Act IV, scene iii
  ROBERT SOUTHEY, The Battle of Blenheim
  WALT WHITMAN, Vigil strange I kept on the field one night
  HERMAN MELVILLE, Shiloh: A Requiem (April, 1862)
  SIEGFRIED SASSOON, Lamentations
  WILFRED OWEN, Dulce et Decorum Est
  ANNA AKHMATOVA, The First Long-Range Artillery Shell in Leningrad
  RANDALL JARRELL, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
  HENRY REED, Naming of Parts
  RICHARD WILBUR, First Snow in Alsace
  WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA, The Terrorist, He Watches
  YOUSIF AL-SA’IGH, An Iraqi Evening 
  BRIAN TURNER, Sadiq
   Brian Turner on Writing
  NATASHA TRETHEWEY, Elegy for the Native Guards
Paired Poems
  WILFRED OWEN, The Parable of the Old Man and the Young 
  WILFRED OWEN, Arms and the Boy
Visual Texts 
  THE NEW YORK TIMES, Boy Fascist, 1932
Conversation
  Finding Peace
  ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON, Ulysses (poetry)
  THOMAS HARDY, A Wife in London (poetry)
  ERNEST HEMINGWAY, Soldier’s Home (fiction)
  YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA, Facing It (poetry)
  MAYA LIN, from Boundaries (nonfiction)
  DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, Fallen Soldiers Arriving at Dover Air Force Base (photography)
  RACHELLE JONES, Satisfy My Soul (blog post)

Student Writing
  Analyzing Drama: Theme in Antigone

The Writer’s Craft — Close Reading 
  Imagery
Suggestions for Writing
  War and Peace

MLA Guidelines for a List of Works Cited
Glossary of Literary Terms
Acknowledgments
Index of First Lines
Index of Authors and Titles

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