Spanish Composition Through Literature

Spanish Composition Through Literature

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For advanced and intermediate courses that combine literary composition and analysis.

This classic presents outstanding texts as models for writing. Readings illustrate a variety of topics, themes, styles, and techniques. Each chapter contains explanations and activities for vocabulary development, comprehension, interpretation, style, translation, and free composition.
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  • Hardback | 366 pages
  • 178.3 x 245.4 x 24.1mm | 716.69g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English, Spanish
  • 4th edition
  • 0130400424
  • 9780130400420

Table of contents

1. La Siesta del Martes, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Spanish Equivalents of English to be (Part I).

2. La Casa de los Espiritus, Isabel Allende.

Spanish Equivalents of English to be (Part II).

3. El Tunel,Ernesto Sabato

Simple Tenses of the Indicative Mode.

4. Viaje a la Alcarria, Camilo Jose Cela.

Compound Tenses of the Indicative Mode (and Related Verbal Forms).

5. Nada, Carmen Laforet.

Other Verbal Forms.

6. La Ciudad y los Perros, Mario Vargas Llosa.

The Subjunctive Mood (Part I).

7. La Rama Seca, Ana Maria Matute.

The Subjunctive Mood (Part II).

8. Con los Ojos Cerrados, Reinaldo Arenas.

The Subjunctive Mood (Part III).

9. Como Agua para Chocolate, Laura Esquivel.

Adjectives and Adjective Position.

10. Maldito Amor, Rosario Ferre.


11. La Sombra del Cipres es Alargada, Miguel Delibes.

Relative Pronouns.

12. La Casa de Asterion, Jorge Luis Borges.

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