Judith Ortiz Cofer b. Juan Bruce-Novoa Classroom Issues and Strategies Ortiz Cofer is quite clear and accessible, although students have questions about who she is and why she uses Spanish. I present the students something from my own cultural background, with allusions to Mexican history and culture. Then I ask them to jot down what has been said.
Introduction to Literature-English For Freshman composition courses with a writing-about-literature emphasis and introduction to literature courses. Designed to turn reluctant readers or non-readers into enthusiastic, perceptive readers, this compact edition of Discovering Literature: Stories, Poems, Plays enables students to discover their rich and diverse literary heritage and the power of literature to illuminate and enhance their lives.
Exploring the range of readers' response, this teaching text invites students to bring their own creativity and imagination into play as they learn to validate their own thinking and writing.
The stories, poems, and plays featured offer a blend of classic favorites, contemporary pieces, and works representing authors from the mainstream as well as those from culturally diverse backgrounds, and a variety of interactive pedagogical features address the needs of today's students.
Entices students to discover their literary heritage, and shows the continuity between the past and the classics of today and tomorrow by integrating the classics with the best current writing.
Encourages students to think critically about the similarities and differences in literary works throughout the ages and to note the timelessness of subjects, emotions, and ideas in literature. Does more than other books to help teachers share their love of literature with their students.
Rethinks the canon, and features a diverse range of literary works from mainstream and culturally diverse authors.
Elicits student response to classic and contemporary literary selections, and helps to validate their writing as they draft and discuss their own writing.
Focuses on the relevance of criticism to the student-reader's response to literature. Shares with students current rereadings and reevaluations of classic texts, allowing them to see the relevance to their own response to literature.
Gives students a sense of the range of critical responses as readers examine texts from the vantage point of such divergent perspectives as formalist, Marxist, psychoanalytic, or feminist theory.
Offers students writing workshops throughout the text that are designed to guide them through the major stages of the writing process, from preliminary exploration and note-taking to shaping and drafting to rethinking and revising in response to feedback from instructor and peers.
Helps students to validate their own writing, and provides them with guidelines for writing and model papers with each chapter so that they write effective papers of their own. The World of Fiction. Landscapes of the Mind. The Sense of Place. Exploring the Setting The Structured Paper.
The Range of Characterization.
Tracing Character Focus on Prewriting. The Chain of Events. Charting the Plot Focus on Revision. Windows on the World. Worlds of Thought and Feeling.
The Range of Interpretation. Decoding Symbols Two Readings of a Story. The Search for Meaning. Tracing a Recurrent Theme Comparison and Contrast. The Challenge to Convention.
Responding to Style Prewriting to Draft.
Everything That Rises Must Converge. The Range of Sources. One Author in Depth Integrating Sources. Examining Critical Perspectives Documented Paper. A World of Stories. The Voice of Poetry.
The Poet's Language image. Close Reading and the Personal Response.Latino boom: an anthology of U.S. Latino literature / [compiled by] John S. Christie, José B.
Gonzalez. Contemporary Chicana poetry: a critical approach to an emerging literature User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This is the first in-depth analysis of four emerging Chicana poets: Alma Villan ueva, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Lucha Corpi, and Bernice Zamora.
Discovering Literature, Compact Edition, 1/e. Hans P. Guth, Santa Clara University Gabriele L. Rico, San Jose State University The Range of Interpretation. STANLEY RENNER LORNA DEE CERVANTES, Freeway gif/vetconnexx.com = Juxtapositions: Writing to Commemorate. Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S.
Latino Literature combines an engaging and diverse selection of Latino/a authors with tools for students to read, think, and write critically about these works. The first anthology of Latino literature to offer teachers and students a wide array of scholarly and.
Lorna Dee Cervantes: Beneath the Shadow of the Freeway The form of the poem is not easy to determine. It consists of six stanzas of uneven length, which are, except for the first and fifth, again divided into sub-stanzas.
Mar 06, · So, hey, grab your sweetie, round up your buddies, avoid the posse and poesy over to Town Lake (the river, son) and convene beneath the shadow of the freeway with me & my "bums and babblers." Any time you get there is when you're there.