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.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 177 x 232.2 x 10.9mm | 430.38g
  • 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.
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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 Projects
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