Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers

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Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers

Format:  Paperback,

1670 pages

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

Publish Date: Aug 2011

ISBN-13: 9780312653545

ISBN-10: 0312653549

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Students respond powerfully to literature when it explores issues that matter to them, such as how love can be compromised by the demands of tradition, how authoritarian injustice can be resisted, and how popular culture influences behavior. And when students learn to analyze and argue for how literature engages such issues and exerts such power, they develop and hone their critical thinking and writing skills. In its fifth edition "Making Literature Matter" continues to deliver on the promise of its title. Its thematic anthology gathers memorable stories, poems, plays, and essays into unique literary clusters addressing issues that rouse passionate responses in students. At the same time, its comprehensive rhetoric shows students how to harness those responses into thoughtful arguments about the issues raised by the clusters and the literature. Read the preface. This anthology is now available with video Learn more about "VideoCentral for Literature."

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Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Publish Date: Aug 2011
ISBN-13: 9780312653545
ISBN-10: 0312653549
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 1670
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.9
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.25 x 2.0
Walmart No.: 9780312653545

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Students respond powerfully to literature when it explores issues that matter to them, such as how love can be compromised by the demands of tradition, how authoritarian injustice can be resisted, and how popular culture influences behavior. And when students learn to analyze and argue for how literature engages such issues and exerts such power, they develop and hone their critical thinking and writing skills.
In its fifth edition Making Literature Matter continues to deliver on the promise of its title. Its thematic anthology gathers memorable stories, poems, plays, and essays into unique literary clusters addressing issues that rouse passionate responses in students. At the same time, its comprehensive rhetoric shows students how to harness those responses into thoughtful arguments about the issues raised by the clusters and the literature. Read the preface.
This anthology is now available with video! Learn more about VideoCentral for Literature.

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