ERIC Number: ED238027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Ways in Analyzing and Responding to Literature.
Intended as a guide for students of literature, this book introduces literary analysis through discussion of forms, elements, and genres. The first half of the book focuses on theory, with each section preceded by literary passages and interpretative questions. The second half is devoted to practice, and contains three contrasting literary genre pairs, each pair centered on a single theme, with commentary and suggestions for analysis. Chapters cover the following elements: (1) formal analysis, (2) rhetorical analysis, (3) analysis of elements, (4) analyzing fiction, (5) analyzing drama, and (6) analyzing poetry. A glossary of literary terms concludes the book. (HTH)
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Drama, Fiction, High Schools, Higher Education, Learning Theories, Literary Criticism, Literary Devices, Literary Genres, Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Rhetorical Criticism
Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 52 Upper Montclair Plaza, P.O. Box 860, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 ($9.50).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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