Reading, Writing and the Study of Literature / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- McGraw-Hill Higher Education
This concise, practical guide offers an excellent introduction of the skills basic to the study of literature. An introductory chapter provides an overview of the processes of reading and writing about literature; subsequent chapters illustrate specific techniques for reading and responding to fiction, poetry, and drama, and provide practical guidance for written summary, analysis, and synthesis of literary texts and writing assignments. An incisive and accessible overview of literary theory helps students understand criticism and develop their own critical perspectives.