Reading, Writing, and the Sudy of Literature

  • 1 0
  • (Rated 5 Stars)
  •  17-12-2018
  •  121

Автор:Arthur W Biddle, Toby Fulwiler
Издателство:Random House Inc
Страници:181
Корици:-
Година:1989
Броя:1
ISBN: Тегло (гр.): Формат: 160 / 230 Състояние: Мн. добро
Reading, Writing, and the Sudy of Literature / Arthur W Biddle, Toby Fulwiler

CONTENTS
PRELUDE: Reading and Writing in College □ Arthur
W. Biddle and Toby Fulwiler 1
The Way You're Supposed to Read 2
Reading to Understand 3
Reading as a Writer 4
Writing as a Reader 8
Lessons from the Masters 8 Writing for Other Readers 9
Writing for Ourselves 11
PART ONE Reading as a Writer 13
CHAPTER 1 Journal Writing □ Toby Fulwiler 15
Assigned Journals 16
Unassigned Journals 17
Writing About Reading 18
Answering 19
Asking 20
Seeing 21
Connecting and Extending 22
Rethinking 23 Conversations 24
What Journals Look Like 25
CHAPTER 2 Responding to Fiction □ Arthur W. Biddle and Allen Shepherd 27
Once upon a time ... 27
The Nature of Fiction 28 Character 29 Plot 30
Point of View 31 Theme 33 Setting 34 Symbolism 36
Contents
Style 37
Indexing a Novel 39 Works Cited 41
CHAPTER 3 Responding to Poetry □ Sidney Poger 42
The Nature of Poetry 46 The Techniques of Poetry 48
Rhythm 48 Rhyme 50 Alliteration 50
Imagery 52 Comparison 52
Responding to Poetry 53
Diction 53 Point of View 56 Works Cited 57
CHAPTER 4 Responding to Drama □ James Howe 59
Drama as Performance 59 Reading Drama 61 Writing About Drama 62
Writing About Character 62 Examples of Character Interpretation 63 Writing About Language 65 Interpreting the Conventions of Performance 66 Television and Film 69
CHAPTER 5 Literary Criticism and Theory □ James
Holstun 71
Conversations—Critical and Theoretical 72 Schools of Literary Theory 74
Old Historicism 75 The New Criticism 75
Psychoanalytic Criticism 77 Reader Response
Criticism 79 Structuralism and Deconstruction 80
Differential Criticism 81 Michel Foucault and the New Historicism 82
Marxist Literary
Criticism 83 How to Begin Doing Literary Theory 85
Some Implications 86
Plagiarism 87 Paraphrase 87
Source Mining 88 Afterwords 88
Works Cited 89
PART TWO Writing as a Reader 93
CHAPTER 6 Writing Critical Essays □ Robyn Warhol 95
What Critical Essays Do 96
The Descriptive Critical Essay 96
The Evaluative Critical Essay 97
The Interpretive Critical Essay 99
Getting Started 101 Make Connections 103
"So What?": Create a Thesis 105
Organize the Essay 107
Conventions of Writing on Literary Topics 108 Verb Tense 109
Quotations 109 Documentation and Use of Sources 109
Why Are You Writing a Critical Essay? 110 Works Cited 111
CHAPTER 7 Writing Personal Essays □ Mary jane
Dickerson 112
Creating a New Text 113 My Story 114
Personal Essays 115
Autobiography 116 Conversation 119 Exploration 120
Engaging the Creative Process 122 Open-Ended 125 Works Cited 126
CHAPTER 8 Imaginative Writing and Risk Talcing
□ William A. Stephany 127
"Rules" for Risk Taking 129
Careful Reading 129 Voice 130
Revision 130 Creative Choices 131
Imitation of Form 131 Parodies 132 Imitation of Modern Literary or Cultural Forms 135
Contents
Rewriting the Text 137 Rewriting the Ending 137
Creating Dialogues 137 Some Final Examples 137
The Experimental Tradition 138 Works Cited 140
CHAPTER 9 Examining the Essay Examination □ Tony
Magistrale 141
Writing Under Pressure 143
Preliminary Steps and Some Practical Advice 144
Types of Information Requests 144
Planning 146
Structuring Essay Answers 148 Preparation for a Timed Essay Examination 152 The Take-Home Examination 152
Using Class Notes and Journals 153
Revising and Editing 153 Preparation for a Take-Home Essay Examination 154
Beginning at the End: In Memory of Bells 154
CHAPTER 10 Writing Research □ Richard Sweterlitsch 155
Getting Started 157
Finding an Overview 159
Following Leads 160 Field Research and Interviewing 162
Using the Library 164
Evaluating Sources 166
Documentation 167
Citations 168
Footnotes 171
Works Cited 172
Works Cited 174
Glossary 175
Biographies of the Contributors 177
Index 179

Забележка: Неизползвана книга.
о2. Reading-Writing-and-the-Sudy-of-Literature
Категория › Английски език

Все още няма коментари...

Info! За съжаление само регистрираните потребители могат да публикуват коментари.Моля, влезте или се регистрирайте.