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PREFACE FOR INSTRUCTORS

4 SETTING

Introduction

Anton Chekhov, The Lady with the Dog
Reading Quiz: The Lady with the Dog
Amy Tan, A Pair of Tickets
Writing Workshop: A Pair of Tickets
Reading Quiz: A Pair of Tickets

What Is Literature?
What Does Literature Do?
John Keats, On First Looking into
Chapman’s Homer
What Are the Genres of Literature?
Why Read Literature?
Why Study Literature?

Fiction
Fiction: Reading, Responding, Writing
Anonymous,
The Elephant in the Village of the Blind

READING AND RESPONDING TO FICTION

Linda Brewer, 20/20

sample writing:

Annotation

and Notes on “20/20”
Marjane Satrapi,
The Shabbat (from Persepolis)
Writing Workshop:

The Shabbat

Raymond Carver, Cathedral

Writing Workshop: Cathedral
Reading Quiz: Cathedral

sample writing: Wesley Rupton,
Notes on Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral”

Wesley Rupton, Response
Paper on Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral”

sample writing: Bethany Qualls,
A Narrator’s Blindness in
Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral”

sample writing:

Understanding the Text
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The Shroud

Writing Workshop: The

Shroud

Guy de Maupassant, The Jewelry
James Baldwin, Sonny’s Blues
Writing Workshop: Sonny’s Blues
Reading Quiz: Sonny’s Blues
2 NARRATION AND POINT OF VIEW

Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado
Ernest Hemingway,
Hills Like White Elephants

Writing Workshop:

Hills Like White Elephants
Reading Quiz: Hills Like White Elephants
Jamaica Kincaid, Girl
Reading Quiz: Girl
3 CHARACTER

Toni Morrison, Recitatif
Writing Workshop: Recitatif
Reading Quiz: Recitatif
authors on their work: Toni Morrison
David Foster Wallace, Good People

5 SYMBOL AND FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Birth-Mark

Birth-Mark
Reading Quiz: The Birth-Mark
Edwidge Danticat, A Wall of Fire Rising

Writing Workshop: The

6 THEME
Aesop, The Two Crabs

Stephen Crane, The Open Boat

Writing Workshop: The Open Boat
Reading Quiz: The Open Boat

Yasunari Kawabata,
The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket

Reading More Fiction

Toni Cade Bambara, Gorilla, My Love

Reading Quiz: Gorilla, My

Love

Toni Cade Bambara

Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour
Writing Workshop:
Authors on Their Work:

The

Story of an Hour
Reading Quiz: The Story of an Hour

1 PLOT

Judith Ortiz Cofer, Volar
sample writing: Steven Matview,
The Importance of Good Setting:
How Setting Reflects Emotions in
Anton Chekhov’s “The Lady with the Dog”

Louise Erdrich, Love Medicine
Writing Workshop: Love Medicine
Reading Quiz: Love Medicine
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily
Writing Workshop: A Rose for Emily
Reading Quiz: A Rose for Emily
Charlotte Perkins Gilman,
The Yellow Wallpaper
Writing Workshop: The Yellow Wallpaper
Reading Quiz: The Yellow Wallpaper
James Joyce, Araby
Writing Workshop: Araby
Reading Quiz: Araby
Franz Kafka, The Hunger Artist
Writing Workshop: The Hunger Artist
Reading Quiz: The Hunger Artist
Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies
Reading Quiz: Interpreter of Maladies
Gabriel García Márquez,
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh
Herman Melville, Bartleby, The Scrivener
Writing Workshop: Bartleby, The Scrivener
Reading Quiz: Bartleby, The Scrivener

Flannery O’Connor,
A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Writing Workshop:

A

Good Man Is Hard to Find
Reading Quiz: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Ironing
David Sedaris, Jesus Shaves
Reading Quiz: Jesus Shaves
John Updike, A&P
Reading Quiz: A&P
Authors on Their Work: John Updike
Eudora Welty, Why I Live at the P.O.

Ebook Exclusives—Fiction

Louisa May Alcott, My Contraband
Margaret Atwood, Scarlet Ibis
Ambrose Bierce,
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Willa Cather, Paul's Case
Joseph Conrad, The Secret-Sharer
Nathaniel Hawthorne,
Young Goodman Brown
Henry James, The Real Thing
Katherine Mansfield, Her First Ball
Edgar Allan Poe,
The Fall of the Ho...

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