This brand-new collection features a diverse set of texts from the 1820s to the present that exposes students to classic authors who have shaped America's literary history, such as Poe, Hemingway, and Faulkner, as well as modern greats like Joyce Carol Oates, Sandra Cisneros, and Juan Felipe Herrera.
Special Focus: Author’s Style and Literary Movements
Readers study the major literary eras and gain insight into literary elements and techniques used by each author to convey meaning through:
- Plot and characterization
- Tone, voice, and mood
- Irony and satire
- Point of view