The Prentice Hall Pocket Guide To Understanding Literature

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The Prentice Hall Pocket Guide to Understanding Literature

Combining the elements of an anthology, a writing-about-literature book, and a dictionary of literary terms, this introduction to literary analysis, interpretation, appreciation and theory defines the various literary genres and sub-genres and discusses representative works. The book focuses on how these works exemplify the conventions of each genre and defines all the important literary elements of plot, theme, imagery, and metaphor. Designed to introduce readers to the major literary theories and illustrate the practical application of these methods, the book provides an excellent, short introduction to literary theory, terminology, and appreciation. The author addresses all aspects of character, point of view, setting, theme, metaphor, imagery, symbolism, tone, authors' life and times and an introduction to methods of literary analysis. For individuals interested in a brief, straightforward guide to reading and understanding poetry and drama.

Specifications of The Prentice Hall Pocket Guide to Understanding Literature

GENERAL
AuthorDerek Soles
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100130269948
ISBN-139780130269942
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages180
Publication Date2001-06-04
DIMENSIONS
Height8.8 inch.
Length4 inch.
Width0.5 inch.
Weight0.4 pounds.

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