Summary: For Introductory Literature and Composition classes.
By combining the elements of a literature anthology with those of a handbook, Literature and the Writing Process guides students through the interrelated process of analytical reading and critical writing.
Throughout decades of combined teaching and writing experience the authors of LIterature and the Writing Process have held to a simple premise: great literature is always thought-provoking, alway ...show mores new; why not utilize it to sharpen critical thinking and improve writing skills? Grown out of this long-standing interest in the possibility of integrating the study of literature with the practice of composition, Literature and the Writing Process has become a unique and time-tested staple in literature and composition classes. By seamlessly integrating literature and composition into one multi-purpose text, this approach serves the dual process of enabling students to enjoy, understand, and learn from imaginative literature; and to help them write clearly, intelligently, and correctly about what they have learned. ...show less