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Literature Approaches To Fiction Poetry And Drama

Author : Robert DiYanni
ISBN : 0073124451
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Like its larger counterpart, the compact Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama by Robert DiYanni features student-centered approaches to literature--from experience to interpretation to evaluation--and an emphasis on making connections between texts and thinking critically about literature. Known for its clear presentation of the formal elements of literature and literary analysis, this compact anthology effectively balances classic, modern, and contemporary works across the three major genres, blending well-known writers with a diverse gathering of newer, international figures. This literary breadth is supplemented by extensive coverage of writing about literature, making this book an excellent text for introduction to literature courses as well as literature-based composition courses.

Literature

Author : Robert DiYanni
ISBN : 0072558067
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This paperback version of Robert DiYanni's Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama presents 55 stories; 334 poems; 16 plays and offers the refreshing New Voices of authors who are writing today, in addition to classic works, eight Authors in Context, and an engaging Transformations chapter.

Literature Ech Master

Author : Robert DiYanni
ISBN : OCLC:1011741854
Genre : Literature
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Literature

Author : X. J. Kennedy
ISBN : UOM:39076002658933
Genre : Literary Collections
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The most popular introduction of its kind, Literature 8/e, reflects a balance of classic works along with contemporary and non-Western authors. Writer's Perspectives sections give commentary on the craft of writing and revising from authors which provide insight and a more human perspective on literature and the writing process. Writing Critically sections expand coverage of composition with accessible and pragmatic suggestions on writing. Critical Approaches to Literature section provides three essays on every major school of criticism with sections on gender criticism and cultural studies. More than 150 photographs, author portraits, production shots of plays, and actors in performance-gives readers important perspectives. New casebooks on Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver, as well as two new drama casebooks: Sophocles and Shakespeare. New Stories and poems have been added. Two new plays: Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound and Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape. A New Glossary of Literary terms has been added.

Volpone

Author : Matthew Steggle
ISBN : 9781441139788
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A comprehensive introduction to Ben Jonson's Volpone - introducing its critical history, performance history, current critical landscape and new directions in research on the play.

Six Biblical Plays For Contemporary Audiences

Author : Robin Gallaher Branch
ISBN : 9781498230858
Genre : Religion
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Fills a Need: For biblically based, thoroughly researched plays for a general audience. Is Fun: Laugh as members of the body of Christ sing and dance their way into your church. See others--and maybe yourself!--in the kindness of Heart, the gossip of Ear, the pride of Head, and the independence of Eye. Honors Women: Lets Mary tell Joseph of the angel Gabriel's visit. Recognizes Elizabeth's importance; she tells Luke 1 from her perspective. Is Funny: Human beings get in fixes and messes. Watch how God--with gentleness, humor, and tough love--delivers his people time and again. Encourages Participation: Suitable for actors ages nine to ninety-nine! Fosters Dialogue: Each play ends with Questions for Discussion. Shows Theology in the Making: Do theology the Godly way--with boots on the ground! Consider this evangelism model: The disciples have just seen the risen Lord Jesus ascend into heaven and can't wait to tell all Jerusalem! Invites Imagination: The characters in Proverbs gather in the marketplace and tell Simple Youth, a first-year university student, about their lifestyles. Which will he follow? Promotes This Concept: We all play our lives on stage to an audience of One: God.

Application Of Literary Elements Characters On Charles Baxter S Gryphon

Author : Jane Vetter
ISBN : 9783640186273
Genre : Literary Collections
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Literature, Coastal Georgia Community College, Brunswick, Georgia, USA (Coastal Georgia Community College, Brunswick, Georgia, USA), 7 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Fictional characters often appear to readers as real people with authentic actions, thoughts and speech even though they are an author’s construct, intended to help a story to develop, to deepen and to come to life. Writer Robert DiYanni reasons in his book Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama that readers have to look into characters in order to find out more about “their function and significance in the story.” (54) But what exactly is a character? The website Merriam-Webster Online defines character as “one of the persons of a drama or novel”, and “a person marked by notable or conspicuous traits.” Victoria Henderson, a student of the University of North Carolina, further points out within the Glossary of Literary Terms that “[c]haracters are extremely important because they are the medium through which a reader interacts with a piece of literature. Every character has his or her own personality, which a creative author uses to assist in forming the plot of a story or creating a mood.” According to DiYanni, characters can be identified as major and minor, static and dynamic (54). The major character is the dominating core of a story and is also known as protagonist “whose conflict with an antagonist may spark the story’s conflict.” (54) Minor characters are generally used to support and illuminate the more significant individuals within the story (54).

Middlesex

Author : Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN : 9604900560
Genre : City and town life
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The Nairobi Journal Of Literature

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132147385
Genre : Kenyan literature
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Critical Approaches To Fiction

Author : Shiv Kumar Kumar
ISBN : 8126902957
Genre : Fiction
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Critical Approaches To Fiction Is Designed To Offer The Post-Graduate Student, And The General Reader, A Comprehensive Cross-Section Of Some Of The Best Critical Material Available On The Theory And Practice Of Fiction. Within The Compass Of This Volume, The Authors Have Included Representative Essays By Such Eminent Critics And Writers As Saul Bellow, Eudora Welty, Mark Schorer, Philip Rahv And Wayne C. Booth. This Book Covers, Every Significant Aspect Of Fiction Plot, Character, Language, Theme, Setting And The Diverse Modes Of Presentation.It Is Earnestly Hoped That This Book Would Be Found Eminently Useful Both By Teachers And Students Of Indian Universities.

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