Compact Literature : Reading, Reacting, Writing: 2016 MLA Update (The Kirszner/mandell Literature) (9 Updated)

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Compact Literature : Reading, Reacting, Writing: 2016 MLA Update (The Kirszner/mandell Literature) (9 Updated)

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Learn how to write about literature the convenient, affordable way! COMPACT LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING,9E helps you succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments. Demonstrating that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate, the text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature with full coverage of critical thinking and argument. Sampler chapters on fiction, poetry, and drama involve you in the variety and diversity of literature through brief, accessible works that showcase representative selections from four popular contemporary literary subgenres. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

Table of Contents

Authors Represented by Multiple Works              xxxiii
Preface xxxix
Part 1 A Guide To Writing About Literature 1 (110)
1 Understanding Literature 2 (14)
Imaginative Literature 2 (2)
Conventional Themes 4 (2)
The Literary Canon 6 (1)
Luisa Valenzuela
All about Suicide 7 (2)
Interpreting Literature 8 (1)
Robert Frost
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 9 (7)
Evaluating Literature 11 (3)
Using Literary Criticism 14 (1)
Checklist: Evaluating Literary Criticism 14 (2)
2 Reading and Writing about Literature 16 (20)
Reading Literature 16 (2)
Previewing 16 (1)
Highlighting 17 (1)
Checklist: Using Highlighting Symbols 17 (1)
Julia Alvarez
Dusting 18 (2)
Annotating 19 (1)
Writing about Literature 20 (16)
Planning an Essay 20 (5)
Drafting an Essay 25 (1)
Revising and Editing an Essay 26 (4)
Checklist: Using Sources 30 (1)
Checklist: Conventions of Writing about 31 (1)
Literature
Exercise: Evaluating Two Student Essays 32 (1)
Student Essay: Initiation into Adulthood 32 (2)
Student Essay: Hard Choices 34 (2)
3 Approaching Assignments in Literature 36 (19)
Writing a Response 36 (1)
Checklist: Writing a Response 36 (1)
Responding to a Short Story 37 (1)
Student Essay: Response to Tim O'Brien's 37 (1)
"The Things They Carried"
Writing a Comparison-Contrast Essay 38 (2)
Checklist: Writing a 40 (1)
Comparison-Contrast Essay
Comparing a Short Story and a Film 40 (1)
Student Essay: Two Cathedrals 40 (3)
Writing an Explication 43 (1)
Checklist: Writing an Explication 44 (1)
Explicating a Poem 44 (1)
Student Essay: A Lingering Doubt 44 (3)
Writing a Character Analysis 47 (1)
Checklist: Writing a Character Analysis 47 (1)
Analyzing a Character in a Play 48 (1)
Student Essay: Linda Loman: Breaking the 48 (2)
Mold
Writing about a Work's Cultural Context 50 (1)
Checklist: Writing about a Work's 51 (1)
Cultural Context
Writing about a Poem's Cultural Context 51 (1)
Student Essay: Dreaming of Home 51 (4)
4 Thinking Critically about Your Writing 55 (7)
Distinguishing Fact from Opinion 55 (1)
Evaluating Supporting Evidence 56 (1)
Detecting Bias in Your Writing 57 (1)
Understanding Logic 57 (1)
Inductive Reasoning 58 (1)
Deductive Reasoning 58 (1)
Toulmin Logic 59 (1)
Recognizing Logical Fallacies 60 (2)
5 Writing Literary Arguments 62 (16)
Planning a Literary Argument 62 (3)
Choosing a Topic 62 (1)
Developing an Argumentative Thesis 62 (1)
Checklist: Developing an Argumentative 63 (1)
Thesis
Defining Your Terms 63 (1)
Considering Your Audience 64 (1)
Refuting Opposing Arguments 64 (1)
Using Evidence Effectively 65 (2)
Supporting Your Literary Argument 65 (1)
Establishing Credibility 65 (1)
Being Fair 66 (1)
Using Visuals as Evidence 67 (1)
Organizing a Literary Argument 67 (11)
Writing a Literary Argument 68 (1)
Student Essay: The Politics of "Everyday 69 (4)
Use"
Student Essay: The Literary Merit of 73 (5)
Video Games
6 Using Sources in Your Writing 78 (12)
Choosing a Topic 78 (1)
Doing Exploratory Research 78 (1)
Narrowing Your Topic 79 (1)
Doing Focused Research 79 (4)
Library Research 79 (1)
Checklist: Evaluating Library Sources 80 (1)
Internet Research 81 (1)
Checklist: Evaluating Websites 82 (1)
Taking Notes 83 (1)
Integrating Sources 84 (1)
Exercise: Integrating Quotations 84 (1)
Developing a Thesis Statement 85 (1)
Constructing a Formal Outline 85 (5)
Drafting Your Essay 86 (1)
Model Essay with MLA Documentation 87 (1)
Student Essay: And Again She Makes the 87 (3)
Journey: Character and Act in Eudora
Welty's "A Worn Path"
7 Documenting Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism 90 (14)
Avoiding Plagiarism 90 (3)
Document All Material That Requires 91 (1)
Documentation
Enclose Borrowed Words in Quotation Marks 91 (1)
Do Not Imitate a Source's Syntax and 91 (1)
Phrasing
Differentiate Your Words from Those of 92 (1)
Your Source
Checklist: Avoiding Unintentional 92 (1)
Plagiarism
Documenting Sources 93 (11)
Parenthetical References in the Text 93 (1)
Checklist: Guidelines for Punctuating 94 (2)
The Works-Cited List 96 (7)
Content Notes 103 (1)
8 Writing Essay Exams about Literature 104 (7)
Planning an Essay Exam Answer 104 (4)
Review Your Material 104 (1)
Consider Your Audience and Purpose 105 (1)
Read Through the Entire Exam 105 (1)
Read Each Question Carefully 105 (1)
Brainstorm to Find Ideas 106 (1)
State Your Thesis 107 (1)
Make a Scratch Outline 107 (1)
Drafting and Revising an Essay Exam Answer 108 (4)
Model Student Essay Exam Answer 108 (3)
Part 2 Fiction 111 (537)
9 Understanding Fiction 112 (13)
Origins of Modem Fiction 112 (6)
The History of the Novel 113 (4)
The History of the Short Story 117 (1)
Defining the Short Story 118 (1)
Ernest Hemingway
Hills Like White Elephants 119 (4)
The Boundaries of Fiction 123 (2)
10 Fiction Sampler: The Short-Short Story 125 (18)
Julia Alvarez
Snow 126 (1)
Amanda Brown
Love And Other Catastrophes: A Mix Tape 127 (1)
Sandra Cisneros
Piton 128 (1)
Lydia Davis
Television 129 (2)
Dave Eggers
Accident 131 (1)
Bret Anthony Johnston
Encounters With Unexpected Animals 132 (3)
Stephen Graham Jones
Discovering America 135 (2)
Jamaica Kincaid
Girl 137 (1)
Ed Park
Slide To Unlock 138 (3)
George Saunders
Sticks 141 (1)
Writing Suggestions: The Short-Short Story 142 (1)
11 Fiction Sampler: Graphic Fiction 143 (36)
Max Brooks
From The Harlem Hellfighters 145 (6)
R. Crumb
A Hunger Artist 151 (11)
Marjane Satrapi
From Persepolis 162 (4)
Art Spiegelman
From Maus 166 (5)
Craig Thompson
From Blankets 171 (5)
Gene Luen Yang
From American Born Chinese 176 (2)
Writing Suggestions: Graphic Fiction 178 (1)
12 Reading and Writing about Fiction 179 (18)
Reading Fiction 179 (1)
Active Reading 180 (1)
Alberto Alvaro Rios
The Secret Lion 180 (5)
Writing about Fiction 185 (12)
Planning an Essay 185 (4)
Drafting an Essay 189 (1)
Student Essay: Symbols in "The Secret 189 (2)
Lion" (First Draft)
Revising and Editing an Essay 191 (1)
Student Essay: Symbols in "The Secret 192 (2)
Lion" (Second Draft)
Student Essay: "The Secret Lion": 194 (3)
Everything Changes (Final Draft)
13 Plot 197 (38)
Conflict 198 (1)
Stages of Plot 198 (1)
Order and Sequence 199 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Plot 200 (1)
Kate Chopin
The Story Of An Hour 201 (3)
Orhan Pamuk
Distant Relations 204 (10)
Neil Gaiman
How To Talk To Girls At Parties 214 (10)
William Faulkner
A Rose For Emily 224 (8)
Writing Suggestions: Plot 232 (1)
Dick Pothier
Thomas J. Gibbons Jr
A Woman' To A Long-Dead Friend 233 (2)
14 Character 235 (34)
Round and Flat Characters 236 (1)
Dynamic and Static Characters 236 (1)
Motivation 237 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Character 237 (1)
John Updike
A&P 238 (6)
Fiction in Film: John Updike's "A&P" 244 (1)
Katherine Mansfield
Miss Brill 245 (5)
Charles Baxter
Gryphon 250 (12)
Zadie Smith
The Girl With Bangs 262 (5)
Writing Suggestions: Character 267 (2)
15 Setting 269 (40)
Historical Setting 270 (1)
Geographical Setting 271 (1)
Physical Setting 271 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Setting 272 (1)
Kate Chopin
The Storm 273 (5)
Sherman Alexie
This Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, 278 (9)
Arizona
Ralph Ellison
Battle Royal 287 (12)
Tillie Olsen
I Stand Here Ironing 299 (7)
Fiction in Film: Tillie Olsen's "I Stand 306 (1)
Here Ironing"
Writing Suggestions: Setting 307 (2)
16 Point of View 309 (46)
First-Person Narrators 310 (2)
Unreliable Narrators 311 (1)
Third-Person Narrators 312 (2)
Omniscient Narrators 312 (1)
Limited Orianiscient Narrators 313 (1)
Objective Narrators 313 (1)
Selecting an Appropriate Point of View 314 (3)
Checklist: Selecting an Appropriate 317 (1)
Point of View: Review
Checklist: Writing about Point of View 317 (1)
Richard Wright
Big Black Good Man 318 (10)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Cask Of Amontillado 328 (7)
William Faulkner
Barn Burning 335 (13)
Edwidge Danticat
New York Day Women 348 (6)
Writing Suggestions: Point of View 354 (1)
17 Style, Tone, and Language 355 (52)
Style and Tone 355 (1)
The Uses of Language 356 (1)
Formal and Informal Diction 357 (2)
Imagery 359 (1)
Figures of Speech 359 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Style, Tone, 360 (1)
and Language
James Joyce
Araby 361 (6)
Flannery O'connor
A Good Man Is Hard To Find 367 (12)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper 379 (13)
Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried 392 (14)
Writing Suggestions: Style, Tone, and 406 (1)
Language
18 Symbol, Allegory, and Myth 407 (52)
Symbol 407 (2)
Literary Symbols 408 (1)
Recognizing Symbols 409 (1)
Allegory 409 (2)
Myth 411 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Symbol, 412 (1)
Allegory, and Myth
M.K. Hobson
Oaks Park 413 (6)
Shirley Jackson
The Lottery 419 (7)
Alice Walker
Everyday Use 426 (8)
Fiction In Film: Alice Walker's "Everyday 434 (1)
Use"
Raymond Carver
Cathedral 435 (12)
Fiction In Film: Raymond Carver's 447 (1)
"Cathedral"
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Young Goodman Brown 448 (10)
Writing Suggestions: Symbol, Allegory, 458 (1)
and Myth
19 Theme 459 (44)
Interpreting Themes 460 (1)
Identifying Themes 461 (2)
Checklist: Writing about Theme 463 (1)
Eudora Welty
A Worn Path 463 (7)
Fiction In Film: Eudora Welty's "A Worn 470 (2)
Path"
David Michael Kaplan
Doe Season 472 (12)
David Herbert Lawrence
The Rocking-Horse Winner 484 (12)
Tobias Wolff
Bullet In The Brain 496 (5)
Writing Suggestions: Theme 501 (1)
Robert Huff
Rainbow 501 (2)
20 Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, 503 (40)
Where Have You Been?": A Casebook for
Reading, Research, and Writing
About The Author 504 (2)
Story: Joyce Carol Oates, Where Are You 506 (11)
Going, Where Have You Been?
Reading And Reacting 517 (1)
Sources 518 (1)
Background 518 (1)
Joyce Carol Oates
When Characters From The Page Are Made 518 (4)
Flesh On The Screen
Bob Dylan
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 522 (1)
Don Moser
From The Pied Piper Of Tucson 523 (2)
Anonymous
The Pied Piper Of Hamelin 525 (1)
Charles Perrault
Little Red Riding Hood 526 (2)
Critical Perspectives 528 (1)
A.R. Coulthard
Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, 528 (5)
Where Have You Been?" As Pure Realism
Laura Kalpakian
From A Review Of Where Are You Going
Where Have You Been?: Selected Early 533 (3)
Stories
Larry Rubin
Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have 536 (2)
You Been?"
Peter Dickinson
From Riding In Cars With Boys: 538 (3)
Reconsidering Smooth Talk
Topics For Further Research 541 (2)
21 Fiction for Further Reading 543 (105)
Chinua Achebe
Dead Man's Path 543 (2)
Margaret Atwood
Happy Endings 545 (2)
James Baldwin
Sonny's Blues 547 (22)
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Greasy Lake 569 (8)
Junot Diaz
No Face 577 (3)
James Franco
Halloween 580 (5)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings 585 (5)
Ha Jin
The Bane Of The Internet 590 (2)
Franz Kafka
A Hunger Artist 592 (6)
Lorrie Moore
Referential 598 (5)
Joyce Carol Oates
Heat 603 (8)
Flannery O'Connor
Everything That Rises Must Converge 611 (11)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Tell-Tale Heart 622 (3)
Katherine Anne Porter
The Jilting Of Granny Weatherall 625 (6)
John Steinbeck
The Chrysanthemums 631 (8)
Amy Tan
Two Kinds 639 (9)
Part 3 Poetry 648 (383)
22 Understanding Poetry 650 (11)
Marianne Moore
Poetry 650 (1)
Pamela Spiro Wagner
How To Read A Poem: Beginner's Manual 651 (1)
Origins Of Modem Poetry 652 (5)
Defining Poetry 657 (1)
William Shakespeare
That Time Of Year Thou Mayst In Me Behold 658 (1)
E.E. Cummings
l(a 659 (1)
Recognizing Kinds Of Poetry 659 (2)
Narrative Poetry 660 (1)
Lyric Poetry 660 (1)
23 Reading and Writing about Poetry 661 (14)
Reading Poetry 661 (1)
Active Reading 662 (1)
Robert Hayden
Those Winter Sundays 662 (1)
Seamus Heaney
Digging 663 (1)
Writing about Poetry 664 (11)
Planning an Essay 664 (2)
Drafting an Essay 666 (1)
Student Essay: A Comparison of Two Poems 667 (3)
about Fathers (First Draft)
Revising and Editing an Essay 670 (1)
Student Essay: A Comparison of Two Poems 670 (2)
about Fathers (Second Draft)
Student Essay: Digging for Memories 672 (3)
(Final Draft)
24 Voice 675 (38)
Emily Dickinson
I'm Nobody! Who Are You? 675 (1)
The Speaker In The Poem 676 (1)
Louise Gluck
Gretel In Darkness 677 (1)
Langston Hughes
Negro 678 (1)
Robert Browning
My Last Duchess 679 (3)
Further Reading: The Speaker In The Poem 682 (1)
Leslie Marmon Silko
Where Mountain Lion Lay Down With Deer 682 (1)
Janice Mirikitani
Suicide Note 683 (2)
Rafael Campo
My Voice 685 (1)
The Tone Of The Poem 686 (1)
Robert Frost
Fire And Ice 686 (1)
Thomas Hardy
The Man He Killed 687 (1)
Amy Lowell
Patterns 688 (4)
Further Reading: The Tone Of The Poem 692 (1)
William Wordsworth
The World Is Too Much With Us 692 (1)
Sylvia Plath
Morning Song 693 (1)
Claude McKay
The White City 694 (1)
Robert Herrick
To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time 695 (1)
Irony 696 (1)
Robert Browning
Porphyria's Lover 696 (2)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ozymandias 698 (1)
Further Reading: Irony 699 (1)
Sherman Alexie
Evolution 699 (1)
Anne Sexton
Cinderella 700 (4)
Sandra M. Castillo
Castro Moves Into The Havana Hilton 704 (2)
Agha Shahid Ali
The Wolf's Postscript To "Little Red 706 (2)
Riding Hood"
Dudley Randall
Ballad Of Birmingham 708 (1)
Wislawa Szymborska
Hitler's First Photograph 709 (2)
Checklist: Writing About Voice 711 (1)
Writing Suggestions: Voice 711 (2)
25 Word Choice, Word Order 713 (26)
Bob Holman
Beautiful 713 (1)
Word Choice 714 (1)
Walt Whitman
When I Heard The Learn' D Astronomer 715 (1)
Further Reading: Word Choice 716 (1)
Rhina Espaillat
Bilingual/Bilingue 716 (1)
Adrienne Rich
Living In Sin 717 (2)
E.E. Cummings
In Just 719 (1)
Francisco X. Alarcon
"Mexican" Is Not A Noun 720 (1)
Levels Of Diction 721 (1)
Margaret Atwood
The City Planners 722 (1)
Jim Sagel
Baca Grande 723 (2)
Further Reading: Levels Of Diction 725 (1)
Adrienne Su
The English Canon 725 (2)
Mark Halliday
The Value Of Education 727 (1)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
We Wear The Mask 728 (1)
Mary Karr
A Blessing From My Sixteen Years' Son 729 (1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
We Real Cool 730 (1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
What Shall I Give My Children? 731 (1)
Word Order 732 (1)
Edmund Spenser
One Day I Wrote Her Name Upon The Strand 733 (1)
E.E. Cummings
Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town 734 (1)
Further Reading: Word Order 735 (1)
A.E. Housman
To An Athlete Dying Young 735 (1)
Charles Jensen
Poem In Which Words Have Been Left Out 736 (1)
Checklist: Writing About Word Choice 737 (1)
And Word Order
Writing Suggestions: Word Choice, Word 738 (1)
Order
26 Imagery 739 (19)
Jane Flanders
Cloud Painter 739 (3)
William Carlos Williams
Red Wheelbarrow 742 (1)
Ezra Pound
In A Station Of The Metro 742 (1)
Gary Snyder
Some Good Things To Be Said For The Iron 743 (1)
Age
William Carlos Williams
The Great Figure 744 (1)
Further Reading: Imagery 745 (1)
David Trinidad
9773 Comanche Ave. 745 (1)
Fernando Pessoa
Solemnly Over The Fertile Land 746 (1)
F.J. Bergmann
An Apology 747 (1)
Hart Crane
Echoes 748 (1)
Lola Ridge
Wall Street At Night 749 (1)
Robert Frost
Nothing Gold Can Stay 749 (2)
Jean Toomer
Reapers 751 (1)
Kobayashi Issa
Haiku 751 (1)
N. Scott Momaday
Long Shadows At Duke 752 (1)
Frederick Morgan
The Busses 753 (1)
William Shakespeare
My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun 754 (1)
Octavio Paz
Daybreak 754 (1)
Octavio Paz
Nightfall 755 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Imagery 756 (1)
Writing Suggestions: Imagery 756 (2)
27 Figures of Speech 758 (33)
William Shakespeare
Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day? 758 (1)
Simile, Metaphor And Personification 759 (1)
Langston Hughes
Harlem 760 (1)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Constantly Risking Absurdity 760 (1)
Audre Lorde
Rooming Houses Are Old Women 761 (1)
Further Reading: Simile, Metaphor And 762 (1)
Personification
Robert Burns
Oh, My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose 762 (1)
N. Scott Momaday
Simile 763 (1)
Sylvia Plath
Metaphors 764 (1)
John Updike
Ex-Basketball Player 764 (2)
Randall Jarrell
The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner 766 (1)
Marge Piercy
The Secretary Chant 767 (1)
John Donne
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning 768 (2)
Martin Espada
My Father As A Guitar 770 (1)
Hyperbole And Understatement 771 (1)
Sylvia Plath
Daddy 772 (3)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
If I Should Learn, In Some Quite Casual 775 (1)
Way
Further Reading: Hyperbole And 775 (1)
Understatement
Anne Bradstreet
To My Dear And Loving Husband 775 (1)
Andrew Marvell
To His Coy Mistress 776 (2)
Robert Frost
Out, Out 778 (1)
Countee Cullen
Incident 779 (1)
Margaret Atwood
You Fit Into Me 780 (1)
Metonymy And Synecdoche 781 (1)
Richard Lovelace
To Lucasta Going To The Wars 781 (1)
Further Reading: Metonymy And Synecdoche 782 (1)
Dylan Thomas
The Hand That Signed The Paper 782 (1)
Apostrophe 783 (1)
Nancy Mercado
Going To Work 783 (1)
Further Reading: Apostrophe 784 (1)
John Keats
Ode To A Nightingale 784 (3)
Allen Ginsberg
A Supermarket In California 787 (2)
Checklist: Writing About Figures Of 789 (1)
Speech
Writing Suggestions: Figures Of Speech 789 (2)
28 Sound 791 (22)
Walt Whitman
Had I The Choice 791 (1)
Rhythm 792 (1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Sadie And Maud 792 (1)
Meter 793 (4)
Emily Dickinson
I Like To See It Lap The Miles 797 (2)
Further Reading: Rhythm And Meter 799 (1)
Adrienne Rich
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers 799 (1)
Thomas Lux
A Little Tooth 800 (1)
Lewis Carroll
A Boat Beneath A Sunny Sky 800 (2)
Alliteration And Assonance 802 (1)
N. Scott Momaday
Comparatives 803 (1)
Robert Herrick
Delight In Disorder 804 (1)
Rhyme 804 (1)
Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken 805 (1)
Further Reading: Alliteration, Assonance 806 (1)
And Rhyme
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied Beauty 806 (2)
Shel Silverstein
Where The Sidewalk Ends 808 (1)
Jacob Saenz
Evolution Of My Block 808 (2)
Lewis Carroll
Jabberwocky 810 (1)
Checklist: Writing About Sound 811 (1)
Writing Suggestions: Sound 812 (1)
29 Form 813 (39)
John Keats
On The Sonnet 813 (2)
Closed Form 815 (3)
Blank Verse 816 (1)
Stanza 816 (1)
The Sonnet 817 (1)
William Shakespeare
When, In Disgrace With Fortune And Men's 818 (1)
Eyes
Further Reading: The Sonnet 819 (1)
John Keats
On First Looking Into Chapman' S Homer 819 (2)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Love Is Not All 821 (1)
Lynn Aarti Chandhok
The Carpet Factory 822 (1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
First Fight. Then Fiddle 823 (1)
Rhina Espaillat
"Find Work" 824 (1)
The Sestina 825 (1)
Alberto Alvaro Rios
Nani 825 (1)
Further Reading: The Sestina 826 (1)
Elizabeth Bishop
Sestina 826 (2)
Patricia Smith
Ethel's Sestina 828 (2)
The Villanelle 830 (1)
Theodore Roethke
The Waking 830 (1)
Deborah Paredez
Wife's Disaster Manual 831 (1)
The Epigram 832 (1)
Further Reading: The Epigram 832 (1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What Is An Epigram? 832 (1)
Dorothy Parker
News Item 832 (1)
Carol Ann Duffy
Mrs. Darwin 832 (1)
Martin Espada
Why I Went To College 833 (1)
A.R. Ammons
Both Ways 833 (1)
Haiku 834 (1)
Further Reading: Haiku 835 (1)
Matsuo Basho
Four Haiku 835 (1)
Jack Kerouac
American Haiku 836 (1)
Open Form 837 (1)
Carl Sandburg
Chicago 838 (2)
E.E. Cummings
The Sky Was Can Dy 840 (1)
Further Reading: Open Form 841 (1)
Walt Whitman
From Out Of The Cradle Endlessly Rocking 841 (1)
William Carlos Williams
Spring And All 842 (1)
Richard Blanco
Mexican Almuerzo In New England 843 (1)
Claire Lee
Living In Numbers 844 (1)
Concrete Poetry 845 (1)
May Swenson
Women 846 (1)
Further Reading: Concrete Poetry 847 (1)
George Herbert
Easter Wings 847 (1)
John Hollander
Skeleton Key 848 (1)
Checklist: Writing About Form 849 (1)
Writing Suggestions: Form 850 (1)
May Swenson
Women Should Be Pedestals 850 (2)
30 Symbol, Allegory, Allusion, Myth 852 (30)
William Blake
The Sick Rose 852 (1)
Symbol 853 (1)
Robert Frost
For Once, Then, Something 853 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Volcanoes Be In Sicily 854 (1)
Further Reading: Symbol 855 (1)
Langston Hughes
Island 855 (1)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven 856 (4)
Virgil Suarez
Isla 860 (1)
Allegory 861 (1)
Christina Rossetti
Uphill 861 (1)
Further Reading: Allegory 862 (1)
Carl Dennis
At The Border 862 (2)
Allusion 864 (1)
William Meredith
Dreams Of Suicide 864 (1)
Further Reading: Allusion 865 (1)
Billy Collins
Aristotle 865 (3)
R.S. Gwynn
Shakespearean Sonnet 868 (1)
Myth 868 (1)
Countee Cullen
Yet Do I Marvel 869 (2)
Further Reading: Myth 871 (1)
May Swenson
The Centaur 871 (3)
William Butler Yeats
Leda And The Swan 874 (1)
Seamus Heaney
Anything Can Happen 875 (1)
W.H. Auden
Musee Des Beaux Arts 876 (2)
T.S. Eliot
Journey Of The Magi 878 (2)
Checklist: Writing about Symbol, 880 (1)
Allegory, Allusion, Myth
Writing Suggestions: Symbol, Allegory, 881 (1)
Allusion, Myth
31 Discovering Themes in Poetry 882 (29)
Robert Herrick
The Argument Of His Book 882 (2)
Poems About Parents 884 (1)
Theodore Roethke
My Papa's Waltz 885 (1)
Robert Hayden
Those Winter Sundays 885 (1)
Julia Alvarez
Dusting 886 (1)
Seamus Heaney
Digging 886 (1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
My Father In The Navy: A Childhood Memory 887 (1)
Mitsuye Yamada
The Night Before Goodbye 888 (1)
Richard Blanco
Papa's Bridge 889 (1)
Andrew Hudgins
Elegy For My Father, Who Is Not Dead 890 (1)
Adrienne Rich
A Woman Mourned By Daughters 890 (1)
Dylan Thomas
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night 891 (1)
Poems About Nature 892 (1)
William Wordsworth
I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud 893 (1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Windhover 894 (1)
A.E. Housman
Loveliest Of Trees 894 (1)
Carl Sandburg
Fog 895 (1)
Robert Frost
Birches 895 (1)
Denise Levertov
Living 896 (1)
Wendell Berry
The Peace Of Wild Things 897 (1)
Carl Sandburg
Autumn Movement 897 (1)
Poems About Love 898 (1)
Robert Browning
Meeting At Night 898 (1)
Robert Browning
Parting At Morning 899 (1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How Do I Love Thee? 899 (1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed 899 (1)
Jehanne Dubrow
Before The Deployment 900 (1)
Leigh Hunt
Jenny Kissed Me 900 (1)
Dorothy Parker
General Review Of The Sex Situation 901 (1)
Poems About War 901 (1)
Wilfred Owen
Dulce Et Decorum Est 902 (1)
Siegfried Sassoon
Atrocities 903 (1)
Rupert Brooke
The Soldier 904 (1)
John McCrae
In Flanders Fields 904 (1)
Radiohead
Harry Patch (In Memory Of) 905 (1)
Henry Reed
Naming Of Parts 905 (1)
W.H. Auden
From In Time Of War 906 (1)
Yusef Komunyakaa
Facing It 906 (1)
David Hernandez
Mosul 907 (1)
Richard Wilbur
Terza Rima 908 (1)
Wislawa Szymborska
The End And The Beginning 908 (2)
Writing Suggestions: Discovering Themes 910 (1)
in Poetry
32 The Poetry of Langston Hughes: A Casebook 911 (41)
for Reading, Research, and Writing
About The Author 913 (3)
Poems 916 (12)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers 916 (1)
Dream Variations 916 (1)
The Weary Blues 917 (1)
I, Too 918 (1)
Song fora Dark Girl 919 (1)
Ballad of the Landlord 919 (1)
Theme for English B 920 (1)
Dream Boogie 921 (1)
Birmingham Sunday (September 15, 1963) 922 (1)
Old Walt 923 (1)
Lenox Avenue: Midnight 924 (1)
Un-American Investigators 924 (1)
Dinner Guest: Me 925 (1)
Ballad of Booker T. 925 (3)
Reading And Reacting 928 (1)
Sources 929 (1)
Background 929 (1)
Langston Hughes From The Negro Artist And 929 (2)
The Racial Mountain
Langston Hughes To Negro Writers 931 (1)
Langston Hughes From My Adventures As A 932 (4)
Social Poet
Critical Perspectives 936 (1)
Arnold Rampersad
From The Origins Of Poetry In Langston 936 (4)
Hughes
Poetry Foundation
From Langston Hughes 940 (1)
Rick Brown
Bitter Jazz In Langston Hughes's "Dream 940 (5)
Boogie"
Karen Jackson Ford
From Do Right To Write Right: Langston 945 (3)
Hughes's Aesthetics Of Simplicity
George B. Hutchinson
From Langston Hughes And The "Other" 948 (1)
Whitman
Yusef Komunyakaa
From Langston Hughes + Poetry = The Blues 949 (2)
Topics For Further Research 951 (1)
33 Poetry for Further Reading 952 (79)
Sherman Alexie
Defending Walt Whitman 952 (2)
Anonymous
Bonny Barbara Allan 954 (1)
Anonymous
Go Down, Moses 955 (1)
Matthew Arnold
Dover Beach 956 (1)
Elizabeth Bishop
The Fish 957 (2)
William Blake
The Chimney Sweeper 959 (1)
William Blake
The Lamb 960 (1)
William Blake
London 960 (1)
William Blake
To See A World In A Grain Of Sand 961 (1)
William Blake
The Tyger 961 (1)
Elizabeth Bradfield
Why They Went 962 (1)
Anne Bradstreet
The Author To Her Book 962 (1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
The Chicago Defender Sends A Man To 963 (2)
Little Rock
Gwendolyn Brooks
Medgar Evers 965 (1)
Charles Bukowski
So You Want To Be A Writer? 965 (2)
George Gordon Lord Byron
She Walks In Beauty 967 (1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Lessons Of The Past 967 (1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kubla Khan 968 (2)
Billy Collins
Introduction To Poetry 970 (1)
Bill Coyle
Aubade 970 (1)
E.E. Cummings
Buffalo Bill 'S 971 (1)
E.E. Cummings
Next To Of Course God America I 971 (1)
Jim Daniels
Short-Order Cook 972 (1)
Emily Dickinson
After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes 972 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Because I Could Not Stop For Death 973 (1)
Emily Dickinson
"Faith" Is A Fine Invention 973 (1)
Emily Dickinson
"Hope" Is The Thing With Feathers 974 (1)
Emily Dickinson
I Dwell In Possibility 974 (1)
Emily Dickinson
I Heard A Fly Buzz-when I Died 974 (1)
Emily Dickinson
I Never Saw A Moor 975 (1)
Emily Dickinson
I Taste A Liquor Never Brewed 975 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Much Madness Is Divinest Sense 976 (1)
Emily Dickinson
My Life Had Stood-A Loaded Gun 976 (1)
Emily Dickinson
The Soul Selects Her Own Society 977 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Success Is Counted Sweetest 977 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Tell All The Truth But Tell It Slant 978 (1)
Emily Dickinson
There Is No Frigate Like A Book 978 (1)
Emily Dickinson
There's A Certain Slant Of Light 978 (1)
Emily Dickinson
This Is My Letter To The World 979 (1)
Emily Dickinson
Wild Nights-wild Nights! 979 (1)
John Donne
Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God 979 (1)
John Donne
Death Be Not Proud 980 (1)
John Donne
The Flea 980 (1)
Denise Duhamel
Buddhist Barbie 981 (1)
T.S. Eliot
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock 981 (4)
James A. Emanuel
Emmett Till 985 (1)
Louise Erdrich
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways 986 (1)
Martin Espada
The Community College Revises Its 987 (1)
Curriculum In Response To Changing
Demographics
Robert Frost
Acquainted With The Night 987 (1)
Robert Frost
Design 987 (1)
Robert Frost
Mending Wall 988 (1)
Thomas Hardy
The Convergence Of The Twain 989 (2)
Seamus Heaney
Mid-Term Break 991 (1)
William Ernest Henley
Invictus 991 (1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
God's Grandeur 992 (1)
A E. Housman
When I Was One-And-Twenty 992 (1)
Donald Justice
Men At Forty 993 (1)
John Keats
La Belle Dame Sans Merci: A Ballad 993 (2)
John Keats
Ode On A Grecian Urn 995 (2)
John Keats
When I Have Fears 997 (1)
David Keplinger
Wave 997 (1)
Steve Kowit
The Grammar Lesson 998 (1)
Lam Thi My Da
Bomb Crater Sky 998 (1)
Philip Larkin
The Explosion 999 (1)
Li-Young Lee
From Blossoms 1000 (1)
Robert Lowell
Skunk Hour 1000 (2)
Archibald Macleish
Ars Poetica 1002 (1)
Christopher Marlowe
The Passionate Shepherd To His Love 1003 (1)
Claude McKay
If We Must Die 1003 (1)
John Milton
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent 1004 (1)
Pat Mora
La Migra 1004 (1)
Pablo Neruda
Tonight I Can Write 1005 (1)
Pablo Neruda
The United Fruit Co. 1006 (1)
Linda Pastan
Ethics 1007 (1)
Linda Pastan
Marks 1008 (1)
Leroy V. Quintana
Poem For Salt 1008 (1)
Sir Walter Raleigh
The Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd 1009 (1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Miniver Cheevy 1010 (1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory 1011 (1)
Cynthia Rylant
God Went To Beauty School 1011 (1)
William Shakespeare
Let Me Not To The Marriage Of True Minds 1012 (1)
William Shakespeare
Not Marble, Nor The Gilded Monuments 1012 (1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ode To The West Wind 1013 (2)
Stevie Smith
Not Waving But Drowning 1015 (1)
Wole Soyinka
Hamlet 1016 (1)
Wallace Stevens
Anecdote Of The Jar 1016 (1)
Wallace Stevens
The Emperor Of Ice-Cream 1016 (1)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Eagle 1017 (1)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Ulysses 1017 (2)
Dylan Thomas
Fern Hill 1019 (2)
Ko Un
In The Old Days A Poet Once Said 1021 (1)
Charles Webb
The Death Of Santa Claus 1021 (1)
Phillis Wheatley
On Being Brought From Africa To America 1022 (1)
Walt Whitman
I Hear America Singing 1022 (1)
Walt Whitman
A Noiseless Patient Spider 1023 (1)
Walt Whitman
From Song Of Myself 1023 (1)
William Wordsworth
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, 1024 (1)
September 3, 1802
William Wordsworth
London, 1802 1025 (1)
William Wordsworth
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold 1025 (1)
William Wordsworth
The Solitary Reaper 1026 (1)
William Butler Yeats
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death 1027 (1)
William Butler Yeats
The Lake Isle Of Innisfree 1027 (1)
William Butler Yeats
Sailing To Byzantium 1028 (1)
William Butler Yeats
The Second Coming 1029 (1)
Kevin Young
Song Of Smoke 1029 (2)
Poetry Sampler: Poetry And Art PS1
Rita Dove
Sonnet In Primary Colors PS2
Jane Flanders
Van Gogh's Bed PS3
Allen Ginsberg
Cezanne' S Ports PS4
Robert Hayden
Monet's "Waterlilies" PS5
Anne Sexton
The Starry Night PS6
Cathy Song
Girl Powdering Her Neck PS7
Writing Suggestions: Poetry And Art PS8
Part 4 Drama 1031 (630)
34 Understanding Drama 1032 (29)
Dramatic Literature 1032 (1)
Origins of Modern Drama 1032 (10)
The Ancient Greek Theater 1032 (2)
The Elizabethan Theater 1034 (5)
The Modern Theater 1039 (3)
Tragedy and Comedy 1042 (5)
Tragedy 1042 (3)
Comedy 1045 (2)
Defining Drama 1047 (1)
Anton Chekhov
The Brute 1048 (10)
A Note on Translations 1058 (2)
Recognizing Kinds of Drama 1060 (1)
35 Drama Sampler: Ten-Minute Plays 1061 (24)
Steven Korbar
"What Are You Going To Be?" 1062 (7)
Jane Martin
Beauty 1069 (4)
Kimberly Pau
Magic 8 Ball 1073 (3)
Harold Pinter
Applicant 1076 (3)
Earl T. Roske
Zombie Love 1079 (5)
Writing Suggestions: Ten-Minute Plays 1084 (1)
36 Reading and Writing about Drama 1085 (13)
Reading Drama 1085 (2)
Active Reading 1086 (1)
Writing about Drama 1087 (5)
Planning an Essay 1087 (3)
Drafting an Essay 1090 (1)
Student Essay: The Women's Role in 1090 (2)
Trifles (First Draft)
Revising and Editing an Essay 1092 (6)
Student Essay: Confinement and Rebellion 1092 (2)
in Trifles (Second Draft)
Student Essay: Desperate Measures: Acts 1094 (4)
of Defiance in Trifles (Final Draft)
37 Plot 1098 (68)
Plot Structure 1098 (2)
Plot and Subplot 1100 (1)
Plot Development 1100 (2)
Flashbacks 1101 (1)
Foreshadowing 1101 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Plot 1101 (1)
David Ives
The Blizzard 1102 (6)
Warren Leight
Nine Ten 1108 (5)
Henrik Ibsen
A Doll House 1113 (52)
Writing Suggestions: Plot 1165 (1)
38 Character 1166 (240)
Characters' Words 1167 (5)
Formal and Informal Language 1168 (1)
Plain and Elaborate Language 1169 (1)
Tone 1170 (1)
Irony 1171 (1)
Characters' Actions 1172 (1)
Stage Directions 1172 (4)
Actors' Interpretations 1174 (1)
Checklist: Writing About Character 1175 (1)
Paul Dooley
Winnie Holzman
Post-Its 1176 (4)
David Auburn
Proof 1180 (53)
Arthur Miller
Death Of A Salesman 1233 (71)
William Shakespeare
Hamlet 1304 (100)
Writing Suggestions: Character 1404 (2)
39 Staging 1406 (67)
Stage Directions 1407 (1)
The Uses of Staging 1408 (1)
Costumes 1408 (1)
Props and Furnishings 1408 (1)
Scenery and Lighting 1409 (1)
Music and Sound Effects 1409 (1)
A Final Note 1410 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Staging 1410 (1)
Michael Salomon
The Date 1411 (5)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
The Cuban Swimmer 1416 (14)
Sophocles
Oedipus The King 1430 (42)
Writing Suggestions: Staging 1472 (1)
40 Theme 1473 (128)
Titles 1473 (1)
Conflicts 1474 (1)
Dialogue 1475 (1)
Characters 1475 (1)
Staging 1476 (1)
A Final Note 1477 (1)
Checklist: Writing about Theme 1477 (1)
Jeni Mahoney
Come Rain Or Come Shine 1477 (7)
Sophocles
Antigone 1484 (32)
John Patrick Shanley
Doubt: A Parable 1516 (32)
August Wilson
Fences 1548 (52)
Writing Suggestions: Theme 1600 (1)
41 Susan Glaspell's Trifles: A Casebook for 1601 (60)
Reading, Research, and Writing
About The Author 1602 (2)
Play: Trifles 1604 (11)
Susan Glaspell
Reading And Reacting 1615 (1)
Sources 1616 (1)
Background 1616 (1)
Linda Ben-Zvi
From "Murder
She Wrote": The Genesis Of Susan 1616 (12)
Glaspell's Trifles
Susan Glaspell
Surrounded By Mystery: Murder Of John 1628 (1)
Hassock Was Not For Money
Anonymous
Wife Charged With Murder 1629 (1)
Susan Glaspell
Surprise Is Expected: Rumored 1630 (1)
Developments In Hossack Murder Case
Susan Glaspell
A Jury Of Her Peers 1631 (15)
Critical Perspectives 1646 (1)
Suzy Clarkson Holstein
From Silent Justice In A Different Key: 1646 (3)
Glaspell's Trifles
Leonard Mustazza
Generic Translation And Thematic Shift In 1649 (6)
Susan Glaspell's Trifles And "A Jury Of
Her Peers"
Lillian Schanfield
From The Case Of The Battered Wife: Susan 1655 (3)
Glaspell's Trifles Arid "A Jury Of Her
Peers"
Judith Kay Russell
Glaspell's Trifles 1658 (2)
Topics For Further Research 1660 (1)
Appendix Using Literary Criticism in Your 1661
Writing
Formalism and New Criticism 1661 (2)
A New Critical Reading: Kate Chopin's "The 1662 (1)
Storm"
For Further Reading: Formalism and New 1662 (1)
Criticism
Reader-Response Criticism 1663 (2)
Reader-Response Readings: Kate Chopin's 1664 (1)
"The Storm"
For Further Reading: Reader-Response 1665 (1)
Criticism
Feminist Criticism 1665 (2)
A Feminist Reading: Tillie Olsen's "I Stand 1666 (1)
Here Ironing"
For Further Reading: Feminist Criticism 1667 (1)
Marxist Criticism 1667 (2)
A Marxist Reading: Tillie Olsen's "I Stand 1668 (1)
Here Ironing"
For Further Reading: Marxist Criticism 1668 (1)
Psychoanalytic Criticism 1669 (2)
A Psychoanalytic Reading: Edgar Allan Poe's 1670 (1)
"The Cask of Amontillado"
For Further Reading: Psychoanalytic 1671 (1)
Criticism
Structuralism 1671 (2)
A Structuralist Reading: William Faulkner's 1673 (1)
"Barn Burning"
For Further Reading: Structuralism 1673 (1)
Deconstruction 1673 (3)
A Deconstructionist Reading: Flannery 1675 (1)
O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
For Further Reading: Deconstruction 1675 (1)
Cultural Studies 1676 (2)
New Historicism 1676 (1)
A New Historicist Reading: Charlotte 1677 (1)
Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"
For Further Reading: New Historicist 1678 (1)
Criticism
Queer Theory 1678 (3)
A Queer Theory Reading: Zadie Smith's "The 1679 (2)
Girl with Bangs"
For Further Reading: Queer Theory 1680 (1)
Postcolonial Studies
A Postcolonial Reading: Jhumpa Lahiri's 1681
2000 short story "The Third and Final
Continent"
For Further Reading: Postcolonial Studies 1682
American Multiculturalism1 682
An American Multicultural Reading: Alice 1683
Walker's "Everyday Use"
For Further Reading: American 1684
Multiculturalism
Credits C1
Glossary of Literary Terms G1
Index of First Lines of Poetry I1
Index of Authors and Titles I5
Index of Literary Terms I18