Understanding Literature

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CUP Archive, 1989 - Literature - 3 pages
Presents twenty-three oral interpetations of short stories, poems, nonfiction, epic poetry, and drama, mostly from English and American literature. Includes works by Saki, O. Henry, Toni Cade Bambara, Lewis Carroll, William Shakespeare, Homer, and others. Primarily geared for classroom learning.

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Contents

Why Study Literature? page
3
Literature and Personal Experience
16
A Story in Verse
46
The Novel
61
Seeing a Novel as a whole
93
The Elements of Poetry III
111
Poets in Perspective
136
Index
189
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