Power Play - Individuals in Conflict: Literary Selections for Students of English

Power Play - Individuals in Conflict: Literary Selections for Students of English

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The unifying theme of this integrated-skills reading text is the psychological and physical conflicts that generate literature. Multicultural selections include short stories, poems, and a one-act play. Authors include Amy Tan, Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickinson.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 177 x 232.2 x 10.9mm | 430.38g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131220462
  • 9780131220461

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This integrated reading skills text uses as a unifying theme the psychological and physical conflicts that generate universal literature. Topics of individual identity, gender issues, family ties, race relations, and the use of force form a thematically cohesive framework which is relevant to to students' lives and experiences.show more

Table of contents

Unit 1: INTRODUCTION Why Read a Story? What Is a Story? Taboo; Interchapters by Ernest Hemingway How to Read a Story Thank You, M'am by Langston Hughes Unit 2: FAMILY TIES Leg by Paul Milenski Reunion by John Cheever Rules of the Game by Amy Tan A Moving Day by Susan Nunes Sadie and Maud by Gwendolyn Brooks Unit 2 Projects Unit 3: MEN AND WOMEN Birthday Party by Katharine Brush Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin The Girls in their Summer Dresses by Irwin Shaw Sleepy Time Gal by Gary Gildner The Young Housewife by W.C. Williams Unit 3 Projects Unit 4: US AND THEM Sunday in the Park by Bel Kaufman So What Are You, Anyway? by Lawrence Hill Dry September by William Faulkner First Practice by Gary Gildner What Do I Remember of the Evacuation? by Joy Kogawa Much Madness is Divinest Sense by Emily Dickinson Unit 4 Projects Unit 5: THE USE OF FORCE Trifles by Susan Glaspell Unit 5 Projectsshow more