Essential Literary Terms: A Brief Norton Guide with Exercises

SharonHamilton


Essential Literary Terms: A Brief Norton Guide with Exercises

Essential Literary Terms: A Brief Norton Guide with Exercises

  • Title: Essential Literary Terms: A Brief Norton Guide with Exercises
  • Author: SharonHamilton
  • ISBN: 9780393928372
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Paperback



Drawing on her extensive teaching experience, Sharon Hamilton uses classroom tested examples and exercises to reinforce students understanding and help them apply what they learn in their own writing.


Recent Comments "Essential Literary Terms: A Brief Norton Guide with Exercises"

If you need assistance with getting Literary devices I recommend this book. I used it for a college course, but I am still holding on to it just for it use.

Better in complexity, simplicity, and breadth than Perrine's Guide to Literature. This is now my favorite textbook on literary terms. The explanations are short but there are lots of examples and fairly sophisticated practice exercises are included. Perrine's has the advantage of being a good anthology of literature with commentary and education about literary terms, but this is now simply the best guide to literary terms I have read. Entries are usually about a page, with at least one great lit [...]

As the title indicates, an essential companion to reading prose, drama and, in particular, poetry. The author provides explanations of important literary terms, including tropes, schemes, and meter, and the examples from literature are extremely useful. I use this book for my courses in the introduction to criticism, and highly recommend it for professors and "common readers" who want a deeper understanding of the workings and constituent elements of great literature. Finally, the exercises are [...]

This book is very easy to read and is very explanatory. It is a good book to reference for people who have not had a background in the terms for literature previously. For me it was redundant, and I did not look at it more than once or twice actually in class.

I suppose it's time to close the chapter on this book. The boys and I read through most of it during this school year. I know I will be returning to it often, as it is a helpful reference book for literature. And I'm a sucker for books like this!

it is essential to go back to the basics of understanding English literary terms. This book also covers the understanding of poetic literary terms as wella good read.


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