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Lists with This Book. I just need some free time to go through liherature three books to review what I’ve read and read what I’ve skipped. By far the worst part of an AP English class that I otherwise loved. Only the music of the flute is left on the darkening stage as over the house the hard towers of the apartment buildings rise into sharp focus, and the curtain falls.

For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. This is one exception to the rule. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the principal forms of fiction, poetry, and drama.

Literature; structure, sound, and sense by Laurence Perrine Become a LibraryThing Author. Lierature not a huge fan of Dunsany, but nothing else I’ve read of his reads quite like this one.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When you have attentively read a poem and thoroughly considered it, decide what you think.

Housman and “The Love Song of J. I had this idea that I’d make some book art out of it, because I was certain there’d be nothing in it that would appeal to me. Obviously, one reading isn’t enough to fully grasp this tome, but I can’t help but believe that with diligent application of the teachings spread throughout, my future read As for how much I liked the creative work within, it’s a mixed bag.


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I’m not a huge fan of Dunsany, but nothing else I’ve read of his reads quit I originally snagged this from my father who was ready to cart it off to the used bookstore – he’d used it when teaching high school decades ago.

Google Books — Loading The next semester I ate UP the Comp II class, and at the end of the semester I went to znd my book back in at the bookstore, and this Lit book was on the used book clearance shelf for like a dollar. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The first question to ask about fiction is: I saved up my tips all week to pay for it and got another bartender to switch nights with me, and I was absolutely amazed that I could actually write a little bit.

Somehow Sens not terribly upset. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Add to Your books. May 11, Mrs. Refresh and try again. I had this idea that I’d make some book art out of it, because I was certain there’d be nothing in it that would appeal to me.

Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense by Thomas R. Arp

So now I must hang on to the book. The didactic explanations and dull questions at the end of the poems kind of took away the joy of reading poetry, but at least the selection is very nice.

I read through it all that summer, and it’s still weighted down with paper clips where I marked poems I liked. And I haven’t read all the stories, but I’ve read every one of the considerable number of poems. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Published April 10th by Wadsworth first published Even as a student, if you can find a used copy, I have a feeling you will use the content of this book to improve writing and critical analysis.


Very enjoyable and stimulating collection of short stories, poetry, and plays. View all 3 comments. When I went to college I took it with me Louis and had a fondness for practical cats.

Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense

litreature May 10, Cassandra Giovanni rated it did not like laugence. In this book we seek to give the student a sufficient grasp of the nature and variety of literary works, some reasonable means for reading them with appreciative understanding, and some basic principles for making literary judgments.

But of course I decided to read it before getting out the scissors, and that’s when I discovered the short story Two Bottles of Relish by Lord Dunsany. The best introductory literature anthology in existence. And it’s apparently a bit hard to track down not the play, that seems to be all over the place.

Editor main author all editions confirmed. Jan 11, Zander rated it did not like it. Normally I don’t dignify school textbooks with reviews, but I think it’s necessary to explain why I hate this book so much. I read many good short stories, poems and plays that were included in the book. I’ve been studying this book for the last two semesters.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Jan 19, Robert Locklear rated it really liked it. Why bother to read it? Aside from containing multiple factual errors, this perrins is written in a tone that is pretentious and self-important to the point of giving the reader nausea.