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Writing about Literature in the Media Age / Edition 1

Writing about Literature in the Media Age / Edition 1

by Daniel Anderson

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ISBN-10: 0321212010

ISBN-13: 9780321212016

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This innovative text/anthology/CD package offers a seamless integration of new media with a literature for composition text that emphasizes critical thinking, argument, research, and the writing process.

Teaching students how to read literature closely, think critically, and write convincingly, the text outlines skills for developing a focused thesis and


This innovative text/anthology/CD package offers a seamless integration of new media with a literature for composition text that emphasizes critical thinking, argument, research, and the writing process.

Teaching students how to read literature closely, think critically, and write convincingly, the text outlines skills for developing a focused thesis and providing evidence to support it. Based on the belief that ways of knowing are often related, the text and CD instill transferable critical thinking skills about analyzing literature that can be applied across a range of media and situations—to fine art, film, music, advertising, and cultural events and issues.

Individuals who are interested in literature and multimedia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Critical Thinking and the Writing Process.

Relating Thinking and Writing

Considering the Social Contexts of Thinkingand Writing

Thinking an Writing About Literature

   Asking Questions about a Short Story

      Kate Chopin, “The Story of an Hour”

   Freewriting about an Image

(CD) Resources and Video: Still Frames and Video Clips from The Story of an

Hour film.


Checklist for Freewriting

   Explicating a Pasage from a Story

   Explaining Ideas to Others

   Sharing Ideas with Others

   (CD) Video Tutorial: Participating in Electronic Discussions

   Considering the Social Contexts of a Work

   (CD) Resources: Exploring the Women’s Suffrage Movement

   Reviewing and Practicing

   (CD) Resources: World War II Propaganda Posters



1. Evaluation and Critical Reading.

Reading Critically.

Gwendolyn Brooks,“We Real Cool”.

(CD) Audio Recording of Brooks Reading “We Real Cool.”

Reading for Impressions.

(CD) Video Tutorial:   Participating in Chat Conversations.

Reading Actively.

(CD) Video Tutorial:   Annotating a Text.

Reading Analytically.

Reading to Synthesize.

Erica Funkhouser,“The Women Who Clean Fish.”

(CD) Audio Recording of Funkhouser Reading “Women Who Clean Fish.”

Developing an Interpretation.

Sherwood Anderson, Hands..

Developing a Thesis Statement.

Weighing AlternativePerspectives.

Looking for Evidence.

Reviewing and Practicing.

Ron Wallace, ”Hardware.”

(CD) Audio Recording:   Wallace Reading “Hardware.”

2. Analyzing and Writing About Literature.

Analyzing Components of Literature.

Ernest Hemingway, Hills Like White Elephants.

(CD) Enchanced Reading:   Hills Like White Elephants.

Analyzing Plot.

Analyzing Setting.

Analyzing Characters

Writing a Character Analysis.

Bridget Allen, “Happily Only After: The Two Jigs” (Student Paper)

Checklist for Writing a Character Analysis.

Analyzing Topics and Determining Themes.

Exploring Broad Topics.

Identifying a Specific Theme.

Reviewing and Practicing.

John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums.

(CD) Media: Still Frames and Video Clips from The Chrysanthemums.

3. Synthesizing Ideas and   Considering Modes of Discourse.

Comparing Aspects of Literature.

Raymond Carver,“Cathedral.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading:   “Cathedral.”

Understanding Modes of Discourse in “Cathedral”

An Overview of Modes of Discourse.

Establishing Definitions.

Making Comparisons.

Checklist for Comparing Aspects of Literature.

Synthesizing to Develop a Thesis.

Checklist for Synthesizing a Thesis.

(CD) Video Tutorial:   Developing a Thesis Statement.

Maria Abadi, “Getting in Touch: Comparing Characters in ‘Cathedral’” (Student Paper).


Comparing Literature and Essays.

Considering Modes of Discourse in Essays.

Considering Essays and their Rhetorical Situations

Reviewing and Practicing.

Examining Essays.

Georgina Kleege, “Blind Rage: An Open Letter to Helen Keller.”

Linton Weeks,   .”Alliteracy: Read All About It, or Maybe Not.”

4. Researching and Evaluating Sources.

Grounding Readings Through Background Research.

(CD) Resources and Video Tutorial: Research Tutorials and Information on the Vietnam War (CD-ROM).

Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried.

Formulating Research Questions.

Checklist for Formulating Research Questions.

Understanding Web Gateways to Research.

Conducting Keyword Searches.

Advanced Keyword Searching (CD-ROM).

Checklist for Conducting Keyword Searches.

Keyword Strategies for Library Catalogs.

Evaluating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism.

Determining Types and Authors of Sources.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Evaluating Interent Sourcs

Avoiding Plagiarism.

Expanding Our Understanding of Context

Exploring Ideas with Others

(CD) Video Tutorial: Locating Internet Conversations.

Checklist for Locating and Using Conversational Resources.

Finding Arguments About Literature.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Searching Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases

Checklist for Using Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases.

Taking Notes and Creating a Bibliography.

Bibliography for   The Things They Carried.




5. Argument and the Rhetorical Situation.

Considering Our Rhetorical Situation.

Exploring Academic Arguments.

Alice Walker, Everyday Use.

(CD) Resources:   Everyday Use .

Finding an Arguable Topic.

Checklist for Finding an Arguable Topic.

Establishing Authority as a Writer.

(CD) Resources: Essays on Everyday Use.

Exploring Claims, Reasons, and Assumptions.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Understanding Arguments

Providing Evidence.

Evidence from Works.

Evidence from Others.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Evaluating Sources.

Contextual Evidence.

Checklist for Using Evidence.

Addressing Opposing Points of View.

Anticipating Opposing Points of View.

Rebutting Opposing Points of View.

Accommodating Opposing Points of View.

Checklist for Responding to Objections.


6. Prewriting to Develop Ideas.

Billy Collins, “Embrace”

James Wright, “A Blessing”

(CD) Resources: Prewriting

(CD) Audio Recording:   “A Blessing.”


(CD) Resources: Using   Computers to Freewrite.


Asking Questions.

Fill-in-the-Blank Questions.

The Journalist's Questions.

Exploring Ideas with Others.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Brainstorming Electronically.

Clustering and Outlining.

(CD) Video Tutorials and Resources: Clustering and Outlining.

Billy Collins, “Thesaurus.”

(CD) Audio Recording: “Thesaurus.”

7. Drafting and Focused Exploration.

Ambrose Bierce, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

(CD) Media: Still Frames and Video Clips from An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.

Moving from Prewriting to Drafting.

Overcoming Writer's Block.

Drafting Introductions.

Providing a Thesis.

Providing Background.

Engaging Your Readers.

Drafting Body Paragraphs.

Achieving Unity.

Achieving Coherence.

Achieving Depth.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Using Images in Your Writing. .

Drafting Conclusions.

Working with Quotations.

Introducing Quotations.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Integrating Quotations into Your Writing.

Editing Quotations.

Punctuating Quotations.

Summarizing and Paraphrasing.



Examining a Draft of a Paper.

Ronald Gains, “The Dream Conceals a Nightmare” (Student Paper).


8. Revising and Polishing.

Evaluating Your Own Writing.

Giving and Receiving Feedback.

Giving Constructive Feedback.

Giving Feedback Electronically.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Giving Feedback Electronically.

Checklist for Providing Feedback.

Returning to Prewriting and Drafting

(CD) Video Tutorial: Using Word Processors to Revise Papers.

Checklist for Revising a Paper.

Examining a Revision.

(CD) Resources: Paper Draft and Revision Samples.

Polishing a Paper.


(CD) Video Tutorial: Eliminating Passive Language and Combining Sentences.


(CD) Video Tutorial: Using Spelling, Grammar, and Style Checkers.

Checklist for Editing and Proofreading.

Formatting Documents.

(CD) Video Tutorial: Using Word Processors to Format Documents.

Examining a Polished Paper.

Ronald Gains, “The Dream Conceals a Nightmare” (Student Paper).



9. Thinking and Writing About Fiction.

Reacting to Settings, Characters, Symbols, and Themes.

Joyce Carol Oates, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been.

(CD) Resources: Studying Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been.

Understanding Plot and Point of View.

Understanding Fiction's Context.

 Interpreting Fiction

(CD) Resources: Studying Film.

Catherine Hernandez, “A Friend in the Mirror,” (Student Paper).

Checklist for Writing About Fiction.

Comparing Ways of Telling Stories.

(CD) Resources: Studying Bob Dylan.

Frank O’Connor, “First Confession.”

10. Hearing, Reading, and Writing About Music and Poetry.

Understanding the Elements of Music

Relating Rhythm and Melody.

(CD) Audio Recordings: The Music of   Seven Mary Three.

Dorothy Parker, “Resume.”

Listening for Harmony and Tone.

(CD) Audio Recordings: The Music of   Skating Club.

Recognizing Form.

Evaluating Lyrics.

Pink Floyd, “Wish You Were Here.”

Examining Lyrics as Sound

Seven Mary Three, “Lucky.”

Skating Club, “Denver”

Writing About Music.

(CD): Audio Recordings and Resources:   Music Reviews.

Checklist for Listening to and Writing About Music.

Exercise 10.2 Writing a Music Review.

Understanding the Elements of Poetry.

Evaluating Settings, Speakers, and Tone.

William Stafford, “Traveling Through the Dark.”

(CD) Audio Recording:   Stafford Reading “Traveling Through the Dark.”

William Carlos Williams, “This Is Just to Say.”

(CD) Resources: Student Essays on “This Is Just to Say”

Gary Soto, “Mission Tire Factory, 1969.”

(CD) Audio Recording:   Soto Reading “Mission Tire Factory, 1969.”

Evaluating Diction.

William Wordsworth, “My Heart Leaps Up.”

Randal Jarrell, “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.”

(CD) Audio Recording:   Jarrell Reading “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.”

Linton Kwesi Johnson, ”Di Great Insohreckshan,”

(CD) Audio Recording: “Di Great Insohreckshan. “

Interpreting Sounds.

Elizabeth Bishop, “Filling Station.”

(CD) Audio Recording:   Langston Hughes Reading “Harlem.”

(CD) Resource: Reading Poetry Phonetically

(CD) Enhanced Reading: Bishop’s “Filling Station”

Recognizing Rhyme and Rhythm.

William Blake, “The Tyger.”

(CD) Extended Inquirty:   The Prints and Poetry of William Blake.

(CD) Resources: Scanning Poetry and Recongizing Rhythms

Checklist for Evaluating Sound, Rhyme, and Rhythm in Poetry.

Interpreting Words, Symbols, and Figures of Speech.

James Applewhite, “The Story of a Drawer.”

Ron Wallace, “Blessings.”

Interpreting Form and Structure.

William Shakespeare, “Sonnet 130.”

Elizabeth Bishop, “Sestina.”

William Carlos Williams, “Poem.”

Checklist for Writing About Poetry.

Exploring Poems.

Sharon Olds, “The Race.”

(CD) Resource: Student essay on “The Race.”

Dylan Thomas, “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.”

(CD) Audio Recording: “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.”

11. Thinking and Writing About Drama and Film.

Understanding Dramatic Conventions.

Exploring Elements of the Stage.

Considering Characters.

Recognizing Plot, Structure, and Genres.

(CD) Resources:   Studying   Drama.

(CD) Extended Inquiry:   The Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You.

Evaluating Imagery and Themes in Drama.

Checklist for Understanding Drama.

Writing About Drama.

(CD) Resources: Writing Drama Reviews.

David Ives, Sure Thing.

Luis Valdez, Los Vendidos.

Considering Conventions of Film.

Exploring Film as a Visual Medium.

(CD) Media: Video Clips and Still Frames:   A Rose for Emily.

Considering Elements of Sound.

(CD) Media: Video Clips and Still Frames : An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.

Looking at Cinematography.

Examining Editing Techniques.

Considering Genres, History, and Auteurs.

(CD) Resources:   Studying Film Genres.

Writing About Film.

Checklist for Writing About Film.

Exercise 11.4 Writing a Film Review.

(CD) Resources:   Writing Film Reviews.

12. Thinking and Writing About Art and Advertising.

Auguste Rodin, The Thinker (Fine art).

Adbusters.org, Obsession Spoof Ad.(Ad).

Exploring the Elements of Art.

Analyzing Materials, Lines, Shapes, and Textures.

(CD) Resources: Color Reproductions of Images in Chapter Twelve.

Pablo Picasso, The Frugal Repast (Fine art).

Michelangelo, Pieta.(Fine art)

Understanding Color and Light.

Giorgio de Chirico,The Nostalgia of the Infinite (Fine art).

László Moholy-Nagy, Head (Fine art).

Understanding Principles of Design.

Gertrude Goodrich, Scenes From American Life (The Beach) (Photo).

Claude Monet, On the Banks of the Sienne, Bennecourt (Fine art).

Rene Magritte, The Human Condition (Fine art)

Interpreting Images as Compositions

Edward Hopper, People in the Sun (Fine art)

Lewis Hine, Steel Worker Empire State Building (Photo)

Checklist for Evaluating Art and Images.

Images for Further Exploration.

(CD) Video and Resources: Images and resources for further Exploration

Grant Wood, American Gothic (Photo).

Edward Curtis, Maricopa Child (Photo).

George Tooker, The Waiting Room (Fine art).

Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still 65 (Photo).

Writing About Art.

(CD) Resources: Conducting Research About Art.

Exploring Literature and Art.

(CD): Resources: Reproductions of Paired Poems and Paintings.

John Stone, “Three for the Mona Lisa.”

Leonardo daVinci, Mona Lisa (Fine art).

John Stone,“Early Sunday Morning.”

Edward Hopper, Early Sunday Morning (Fine art)

Cathy Song, “Girl Powdering Her Neck.”

Kitagawa Utamaro, Girl Powdering Her Neck (Fine art).

William Blake, “The Poison Tree,” (Poem and Fine art).

(CD) Extended Inquiry: The Poetry and Prints of William Blake.

Understanding Images in Popular Culture.

(CD) Resources:   Studying Popular Media.

Considering the Rhetorical Situation of Arguments.

Joe Camel Advertisment (Ad).

PETA Why Do This to a Fish Advertisement (Ad).

Body Shop “Ruby” Advertisement.

Student Chat Excerpt on Advertising Images.

Moschino Jeans Advertisement.

Practicing Evaluating and Writing About Images.

(CD) Media: Video Clips on Advertising.

Women and Sexuality.

Lee Jeans Advertisement (Ad).

Listerine Advertisement (Ad).  Cities and Cars

Alex Harris Havana (Ad).

The Hummer Advertisement (Ad)  Selling Smells.

Tommy Fragrance Advertisement (Ad).

Tommy Spoof Advertisement (Ad).

Calvin Klein Truth Advertisement (Ad).

Calvin Klein Spoof Advertisement (Ad).

13. Exploring Theoretical Approaches to Literature.

Reading Reflectively.

Charlotte Perkins Gilmin, “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading: “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Exploring Critical Approaches.

Formal and Structural Criticism.

(CD) Resources: Studying Formalism.

Reading “The Yellow Wallpaper” Formally.

Poststructural Approaches to Literature.

(CD) Resources: Studying Poststructuralism.

Poststructuralism in “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Feminism, and Theories of Race and Sexuality.

(CD) Resources: Studying Race and Sexuality.

Historical Criticism.

Historical Approaches to “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Psychological Approaches.

(CD) Resources: Studying Psychological Criticisms.

Psychological Approaches to “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Checklist for Studying Critical Approaches to Literature.

(CD) Resources: Works to Consult for Further Study.



14. Choice and Consequence.

Crime and Death.

Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find.

(CD) Resources:   Studying A Good Man Is Hard to Find.

Doris Lessing, Homage for Isaac Babel.

Steve Earle, A Death in Texas.

(CD) Resources: Earle and His Music.

May Swenson, “That the Soul May Wax Plump.”

(CD) Audio:   Swenson reading “That the Soul May Wax Plump.”

Billie Holiday, “Strange Fruit.”

(CD) Audio:   Holiday Performing “Strange Fruit.”

Martin Gansberg, “Thirty Seven Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police.”

Rafael Campo, “The Distant Moon.”

(CD) Audio:   Campo reading “The Distant Moon.”

Language and Power.

Robert Browning, “My Last Duchess.”

(CD) Media: Video Enactment of “My Last Duchess.”

William Butler Yeats, “Leda and the Swan.”

Manuscripts and Revisions of “Leda and the Swan.”

Lucille Clifton “Leda 1, Leda 2, and Leda 3.”

Audre Lorde, “The Transformation of Silence into Action.”

Zora Neal Hurston, “Sweat.”

(CD) Extended Inquiry: The Political and The Personal in Hamlet.

William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Price of Denmark.

Margaret Atwood, “Gertrude Talks Back.”

(CD) Resources: Color Reproductions of Ophelia and Other Works Derived from Hamlet.

Frederick Seidel, “Hamlet.”

(CD) Resources: Shakespeare Scholars Discuss Hamlet.

The Consequences of War.

Steven Crane, A Mystery of Heroism.

Wilfred Owen, “Dulce et Decormum Est.”

Wilfred Owen, “The Send-Off.”

Resources for Studying the Drafting of Owen's War Poems.

Elizabeth Bishop, “Roosters.”

Elizabeth Bishop, “Letter to Marian Moore.”

Responding to Injustice.

Martin Luther King, “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading: “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

Catherine Anderson, “Womanhood.”

(CD) Audio:   AndersonReading “Womanhood.”

Jim Daniels, “4th of July in the Factory.”

The Wal-Mart Effect: Scouring the Globe to Give Shoppers an 8.63 Polo Shirt.

Cake, “Comfort Eagle.”

(CD): Audio: Cake Performing “Comfort Eagle.”

15. Self and Society.

Emily Dickinson, “The Soul Selects Her Own Society.”

 Bodies and Minds.  

Gary Krist, “Medicated.”

Greg Critser, “Truth: a Bitter Pill for Drug Makers.”

(CD) Resources: Studying Drug Advertisements.

Etheridge Knight, “Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminally Insane.”

T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.”

(CD) Resources: Studying Vincent Van Gogh

Tillie Olson, “I Stand Here Ironing”

(CD) Enhanced Reading: “I Stand Here Ironing.”   Work, Play, and Life-changing Situations.  

Herman Melville “Bartleby The Scrivener.

(CD) Media: Still Frames and Video Clips from “Bartleby the Scrivener.”

Edwin Markham, “The Man with the Hoe.”

(CD) Resources: Paintings by Jean-Francois Millet

John Updike “A&P.”

John Updike, “Ex-Basketball Player.”

  (CD) Enhanced Reading: Stephen Crane “The Open Boat”

  Communities and Selves.

Anton Chekov, Misery.  

Shirley Jackson, “The Lottery.”

Robert Frost, “Mending Wall.”

(CD) Audio: Recording of “Mending Wall.”

Robert Frost, “The Road Not Taken.”

(CD) Audio: Recording of “The Road Not Taken.”

William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading of “A Rose for Emily.”

(CD) Media: Still Frames and Video Clips from A Rose for Emily.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown.

(CD) Resources: Still Frames and Video Clips from Young Goodman Brown.

(CD) Extended Inquiry : Identity and the Harlem Renaissance.

   Jazz Music and the Poetry of Langston Hughes.

   “The Negro Speaks of Rivers.”

“Trumpet Player: 52nd St.”

   “Dream Boogie.”

(CD) Audio: Hughes Reading “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” and “Trumpet Player: 52nd Street.”

   “Weary Blues.”


(CD) Audio: Jazz and Blues Music

   The Stories of Rudolph Fisher.

   “Miss Cynthie.”

(CD) Resources: More on Fisher and His Stories.

   Identity in Harlem Renaissance Art.

      Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage (Fine art).

      Aaron Douglas, Window Cleaning (Fine art).

(CD) Resources: Color Reproductions of Harlem Renaissance Paintings.

Palmer Hayden, The Janitor Who Paints (Fine art).

      William H. Johnson, Chain Gang (Fine art).

      William H. Johnson, Street Life (Fine art).

Palmer Hayden, Midsummer Night in Harlem (Fine art).

      William H Johnson, Moon Over Harlem (Fine art).

  Gender and Identity.


Jamaica Kincaid, “Girl.”

Laura Sessions Stepp, “Nothing to Wear: From the Classroom to the Mall, Girls' Fashions Are Long on Skin, Short on Modesty.”

Susan Glaspel, Trifles.

16. Innocence and Experience.

From Child to Adult.

      Sharon Olds, “Rites of Passage.”

      Peter Meinke, “Advice to My Son.”

Lynn Smith, “Betwixt and Bewildered: Scholars are Intrigued by the Angst of

Emerging Adults.”

Doris Betts, “The Ugliest Pilgrim.”

  (CD-ROM) Enhanced Reading: “The Ugliest Pilgrim.”

   Life Lessons.

      Kate Chopin, “Désirée’s Baby.”

Toni Cade Bambara “The Lesson.”

Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House.


   Responses to Tragedy.

Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein and Lee Russell, Images of the Great Depression.

Arthur Rothstein, Dust is too much for this farmer's son in Cimarron County, Oklahoma   (Photo).


  Arthur Rothstein, Evicted Sharecroppers along Highway 60, New Madrid

  County, Missouri (Photo).

Lee Russell, Sign at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) Mobile Camp for Farm Workers at Wilder, Idaho   (Photo).

Dorothea Lange, Jobless on Edge of Pea Field Imperial Valley, California (Photo).

(CD) Resources: Studying The Great Depression.

Richard Price and Ann Hudson-Price, “Word on the Street.”

Billy Collins, “Names.”

Michael Arad and Peter Walker, “Reflecting Absence (Memorial).”

(CD) Extended Inquiry : Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake.

“The Shepherd”

   “The Divine Image.”

“The Angel.”

“The Chimney Sweeper.”

(CD-ROM) Enhanced Reading: “The Chimney Sweeper.”

“The Human Abstract.”


(CD) Resources and Media: Images and Resources for Studying Blake.

17. Family and Relationships.

   Parents and Caregivers.

      Isabel Allende, “The Judge’s Wife.”

T. Coraghessan Boyle, “The Love of My Life.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading: Edgar Allen Poe, “The Tell-Tale Heart” and

Li Young Lee, “The Gift.”

Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, “Women and the Future of Fatherhood.”

      (CD) Media: Works by Andrew Wyeth.

   Brothers and Sisters.

      Louis Erdrich, “The Red Convertible.”

James Baldwin, “Sonny’s Blues.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading of “Goblin Market.”

Sophocles, Antigone.

Spouses and Lovers.

Matthew Arnold, “Dover Beach.”

Anthony Hecht, “The Dover Bitch.”

Andrew Marvell, “To His Coy Mistress.”

Judy Syfers-Brady, “Why I Want a Wife.”

Kate Chopin, “The Storm.”

Dorothy Allison, “A Woman Like an Ocean.”

Dorothy Allison, “Little Enough.”

Lesléa Newman, “A Letter to Harvey Milk.”

(CD) Extended Inquiry : The Taming of the Shrew on Stage and in Film.

  (CD) Media: Video Clips of   The Taming of The Shrew.

The Taming of the Shrew in Music.

        Cole Porter, “So in Love.”

(CD) Audio: K. D. Lang Performing “So in Love.”

      Nick Lowe, “Cruel to be Kind.”

(CD) Audio: Letters to Cleo Performing “Cruel to be Kind.”

      The Taming of the Shrew on Film.

The Taming of the Shrew (1967).

Katharina Attacks Petruchio (Film Image).

Petruchio “Tames” Katharina (Film Image).

(CD) Resources: The Taming of the Shrew.

Kat and Patrick in Anger (Film Image).

Kat and Patrick at Prom (Film Image).

18. Art and Representations of the Natural World.

The Art of Representation.

John Keats, “Ode on a Grecian Urn.”

Elizabeth Bishop, “One Art.”

Richard Wilbur, “The Disappearing Alphabet.”

(CD) Resources: Richard Wilbur.

Ken Light, Fonda, Kerry and Photo Fakery.

Forrest Gump with Richard Nixon (Photo).

Forrest Gump with John F. Kennedy (Photo).

Billy Collins, “Marginalia.”

  (CD) Audio: Collins Reading Marginalia.

Representing Nature.

Gary Snyder, Selections from Turtle Island and Ax Handles.

     “Getting in the Wood.”

“Dillingham Alaska, the Willow Tree Bar.”

“One Should Not Talk to a Skilled Hunter about What is Forbidden by the Buddha.”

(CD) Audio: Snyder Reading “One Should Not Talk. . . .”

“Why Log Truck Drivers Rise Earlier Than Students of Zen.”

(CD) Media: Snyder Reading “Why Log Truck Drivers. . . .”

“As for Poets.”

(CD) Media: Snyder Reading “As for Poets.”

      Gary Snyder, “Unnatural Writing.”

      Sarah Orne Jewett, “A White Heron.”

(CD) Enhanced Reading : William Wordsworth, “Lines Composed Above Tintern Abbey.”

      Elizabeth Bishop, “The Fish.”

      (CD) Audio: Bishop Reading “The Fish.”

      Hudson River Artists.

(CD) Resources: Works by Hudson River Artists.

Thomas Birch, The Narrows, New York Bay (Image).

Thomas Cole, The Arch of Nero (Image).

      Asher Durand, Kindred Spirits (Image).

Representing the American West.

Jane Tompkins, “At the Buffalo Bill Museum, June 1988.”

(CD) Resources: Studying The American West.

George Catlin and Frederick Remington, Images of the American West.

George Catlin, Catlin and His Indian Guide Approaching Buffalo under White Wolf Skins (Fine art).

      George Catlin, The Wolf, a Chief (Fine art).

Frederick Remington, The Scout: Friends or Foes   (Fine art).

Frederick Remington, The Fall of the Cowboy (Fine art).

(CD) Resources: Paintings by Catlin and Remington.

      Mary Austin, “The Spirit of the Bear Walking.”

      Mary Austin, “Stewed Beans.”

Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, “Jimmy Yellow Hawk.”

John Steinbeck, “The Murder.”

Honoré Willsie Morrow, “Breaking The Blue Roan.”

(CD) Extended Inquiry : New Mexico in Word and Image.

      Leslie Marmon Silko, “Yellow Woman.”

      E. A. Mares, “Once a Man Knew His Name.”

(CD-ROM) Enhanced Reading: “Once a Man Knew His Name.”

      Laura Gilpin, Images of New Mexico.

The Rio Grande Yields its Surplus to the Sea   (Photo).

Indian Family, Acoma Pueblo (Photo).

The Hymn to the Sun (Photo).

(CD) Resources: Additional Images and Resources for Studying Laura Gilpin.

      Ed Chavez, “Death March.”

Georgia O’Keefe and E. Martin Hennings, Art from Taos New Mexico.

      E. Martin Hennings, Homeward Bound (Fine art).

E. Martin Hennings, Riders at Sunset (Fine art).

Georgia O’Keefe, My Back Yard   (Fine art).

Georgia O’Keefe, Black Cross, New Mexico (Fine art).

(CD) Resources: Color Reproductions of Paintings by O’Keefe and Hennings.


Appendix: Documenting Sources, Copyright, and Plagiarism.

Glossary of Literary Terms.

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