We include, for example, a step-by-step presentation of how students can develop topics, generate ideas, and formulate a strong thesis, and we show how an early draft is revised into a more precise final version.
We have added a fascinating casebook on T. By revising Literature, we try to help keep this conversation fresh by mixing the classic with the new and the familiar with the surprising.
Aimed at undergraduates getting their first taste of serious literary study, the volume will help students engage with the humanities canon and become critical readers and writers ready to experience the insights and joys of great fiction, poetry, and drama.
The major scenes in all three Shakespeare plays are now illustrated with striking production photosdozens of them. Our aim has been to provide everything a student might need to begin an in-depth study of each author or work. We continue to include substantial chapters on five major authors Flannery O'Connor, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Sophocles, and William Shakespeareand we now supplement those author casebooks wTith four new casebooks on popular works frequently used by students for critical analyses or research papers.
An accompanying audio CDnarrated by actor Sir Derek Jacobifeatures recordings from memorable productions to contrast different interpretations of the play and its characters.
Eight papers are found in earlier chapters on Fiction, Poetry, and Drama.