Personal Themes In Literature: The Multicultural Experience

Personal Themes In Literature: The Multicultural Experience

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This collection of international short stories, novel excerpts, and poetry exposes students to various writing styles from around the world.show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 172.72 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 272.15g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013013418X
  • 9780130134189

Table of contents

UNIT 1: IDENTITY Section1 "My Name" by Sandra Cisnero Writing Strategy Lesson: Making Comparisons with Metaphors and Similes2 "Boys and Girls" by Sandra Cisneros3 "No One Else" by Elaine Laron4 "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid5 "Who Am I?" by Tru Vu6 "A House of My Own" by Sandra Cisneros UNIT 2: MEMORIES Section1 "Goldfields Hotel" by Valerie Whiteson Writing Strategy Lesson: Descriptive Language2 "Boricua" by Tato Laviera3 "A Day's Wait" by Ernest Hemingway4 "Chinatown Talking Story" by Kitty Tsui5 "The Jacket" by Gary Soto UNIT 3: RELATIONSHIPS Section1 "Seaman's Ditty" by Gary Snyder2 "A Choice of Weapons" by Phyllis McGinley3 Excerpts from "Four Directions" and "Double Face" from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Writing Strategy Lesson: Point of View 4a "What Sally Said" by Sandra Cisneros 4b "Linoleum Roses" by Sandra Cisneros UNIT 4: CHANGES Section1 Verse from "Ecclesiastes" Writing Strategy Lesson: Transitional Techniques2 Excerpt from The Nowhere Man by Kamala Markandaya3 Excerpt from The Rain Child by Margaret Laurence4 "Okasan/Mother" by Sakae S. Roberson5 Excerpt from Act One by Moss Hart6 "obstacle" by Sally Jorgensen UNIT 5: WORKING Section1 "To Be of Use" by Marge Piercy2 "The First Job" by Sandra Cisneros Writing Strategy Lesson: Tone of Voice3 Excerpt from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou4 "Senor Payroll" by William Barrettshow more

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