Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Literary Visions / Edition 3

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Literary Visions / Edition 3

by Victoria Roberts, Jacobs, Elizabeth F. Penfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139050191

ISBN-13: 9780139050190

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139050190
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
Introduction
1(44)
First Sight: An Introduction to Literature
3(12)
Ways of Seeing: Responding to Literature
15(14)
A Personal View: The Art of the Essay
29(16)
Short Fiction
45(94)
Reflected Worlds: The Elements of Short Fiction
47(16)
The Story's Blueprint: Plot and Structure in Short Fiction
63(12)
Telling Their Tales: Character in Short Fiction
75(12)
In That Time and Place: Setting and Character in Short Fiction
87(12)
The Author's Voice: Tone and Style in Short Fiction
99(14)
Suggested Meanings: Symbolism and Allegory in Short Fiction
113(12)
The Sum of Its Parts: Theme in Short Fiction
125(14)
Poetry
139(104)
The Sacred Words: The Elements of Poetry
141(14)
A Sense of Place: Setting and Character in Poetry
155(12)
Tools of the Trade: Words and Images in Poetry
167(14)
Seeing Anew: Rhetorical Figures in Poetry
181(14)
An Echo to the Sense: Prosody and Form in Poetry
195(18)
Distant Voices: Myth, Symbolism, and Allusion in Poetry
213(14)
Artful Resonance: Theme in Poetry
227(16)
Drama
243(118)
Image of Reality: The Elements of Drama
245(20)
Playing the Part: Character and Action
265(18)
Patterns of Action: Plot and Conflict in Drama
283(14)
Perspectives on Illusion: Setting and Staging in Drama
297(18)
Speech and Silence: The Language of Drama
315(14)
The Vision Quest: Myth and Symbolism in Drama
329(14)
A Frame for Meaning: Theme in Drama
343(18)
Conclusion
361(26)
Casting Long Shadows: The Power of Literature
363(12)
Continuing Vision: The Uses of Literature
375(12)
APPENDIX A - Additional Reading 387(28)
A Love that Transcends Sadness
389(4)
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (An excerpt from the novel)
393(18)
The Bear and the Colt
411(4)
APPENDIX B - Answer Key 415(2)
Answer Key for the Self-Test
417

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