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Inside out, Outside in : Exploring American Literature

Inside out, Outside in : Exploring American Literature - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0395986059

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ISBN13: 978-0395986059
ISBN10: 0395986052
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2001
International: No

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Inside out, Outside in : Exploring American Literature - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0395986059

Victoria Holder, Dorothy Lindsay, Lyn Motai and Deborah VanDommelen

ISBN13: 978-0395986059
ISBN10: 0395986052
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

This anthology of short stories and poems is appropriate for advanced ESL classes, as well as developmental English courses and is suitable for both native and non-native speakers. The selections range from traditional to contemporary works, feature a variety of moods and styles, and include both male and female authors and protagonists. The diverse readings cover different perspectives on the American experience and each includes a comprehensive background on the cultural history of the piece, and activities on basic comprehension, literary analysis, and analytical writing.

  • The readings are intended to captivate students and maintain their interest and include works by writers such as Ernest Hemingway, Bernard Malamud, Toni Cade Bambara, Li-Young Lee, and Sonia Sanchez.
  • Selections are manageable in length and complexity and accompanied by activities that appeal to all learning styles.

Table of Contents

Suggested Teaching Sequences.


1. Gaston, William Saroyan.
2. At Home in the World, Rosemary Catacalos.
3. Raymond's Run, Toni Cade Bambara.
4. Bluebirdbluebirdthrumywindow, Sonia Sanchez.
5. Two Kinds, Amy Tan.
6. The Waltz, Dorothy Parker.
7. Silent Snow, Secret Snow, Conrad Aiken.
8. A Blessing, James Wright.
9. Aunt Moon's Young Man, Linda Hogan.
10. D.P., Kurt Vonnegut, Jr..
11. Mass of the Moon Eclipse, Denise Levertov.
12. Hills Like White Elephants, Ernest Hemingway.
13. On the Road, Langston Hughes.
14. The Local Production of Cinderella, Allegra Goodman.
15. One Human Hand, Li-Young Lee.
16. The Magic Barrel, Bernard Malamud.
17. Romero's Shirt, Dagoberto Gilb.
18. Sunday in the Park, Bel Kaufman.
19. Black Boy, Kay Boyle.
20. Gravity, David Leavitt.
21. The Confounding, Steve Sanfield

Glossary
Author Profile Bibliography
Appendix A: Literary Terms
Appendix B: Writing About Literature: A Guide for Students
Appendix C: Creative Writing: Writing a Story or Poem

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