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3 edition of Writing about literature. found in the catalog.

Writing about literature.

Benjamin Bernard Cohen

Writing about literature.

by Benjamin Bernard Cohen

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Criticism -- Authorship.,
  • Academic writing.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1471 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5883928M
    LC Control Number63015766

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The process of reading, responding to, and writing about literature --A short guide to using quotations and making references in essays about literature --Writing about a close reading: analyzing entire short poems or selected short passages --Writing about point of view.   TCC Plus. TCC Plus is a new textbook model where cost of the textbook/digital content is included as an additional course charge on your schedule and fee statement. You will have access to the textbook/digital content on the first day of class. Learn more about TCC Plus.

      Writing about Literature combines detailed practical and scholarly advice with a sense of the scope and creative possibilities of literary criticism, empowering the student reader to make his or her own discoveries and experiments with language. In addition, it gives valuable guidance on adult language learning and translation skills for students of foreign : Taylor And Francis. Literature Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Literature.

      “Katherine O. Acheson’s Writing Essays About Literature is a concise, fully portable and very well-priced guide that gets it right. Acheson’s emphasis on . WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE. There are many ways to write about literature, many ways of reading, interpreting, and appreciating literature. Assignments in literature can range from close reading of passages to very broad discussion of its themes and ideas. The following are some of the ways instructors may ask you to approach and understand.


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Letters are judged on state and national levels. (a friendly guide to writing literature papers) English papers take on a variety of forms. They range from personal essays, to poetry, to critical In his book The Working Writer, Toby Fulwiler writes, "Ask questions of a text from the moment you pick it up" (17).

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Here is a list of common world literature papers (adapted from Karen Gocsik’s Writing about World Literature): Literary Analysis Goal: Explore an image, theme or other element in a text and come to a conclusion about how that element relates to the work as a whole. Check three things that are NOT part of writing a literary critique for a short story.

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Students, scholars, bloggers, reviewers, fans, and book-group members write about literature, but so do authors themselves. Through the ways they engage with their own texts and those of other artists, sampling, remixing, and rethinking texts and genres, writers reflect on and inspire questions about the creative process.

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