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Writing About Literature - Text Only

Writing About Literature - Text Only - 13th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205230310

Cover of Writing About Literature - Text Only 13TH 12 (ISBN 978-0205230310)
ISBN13: 978-0205230310
ISBN10: 0205230318

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 13TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2012
International: No
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Writing About Literature - Text Only - 13TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205230310

Edgar V. Roberts

ISBN13: 978-0205230310
ISBN10: 0205230318

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 13TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

KEY BENEFIT: Writing about Literatureserves as a hands-on guide for writing about literature based on the author's years of experience.

KEY TOPICS: Each chapter is set up as an essay assignment. Introductory material explains the literary problem, a second section, "Writing About," instructs people in how to analyze, prepare, and write the assignment-from reading and taking notes, to writing. Concluding the chapter is an illustrative essay (15 total) showing how to approach the topic and begin writing about it. Commentary follows each illustrative essay Except for some generic topics like "Plot and Structure," "Point of View," and "Character" (which are applicable mainly for fiction and drama)alltopics relate to all 3 genres - fiction, poetry, and drama.

For anyone wanting to improve their ability to write cogently about literature.