Literary Visions

Literary Visions

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Literary Visions is a video instructional series on literary analysis for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. Noted critics, authors, scholars, and actors enliven this exploration of literature and literary analysis. Dramatizations, readings, and discussions build skills in critical thinking and writing. Illuminating excerpts of short fiction, poetry, plays, and essays -- both classic and contemporary -- highlight standard literary forms and devices including plot, myth, setting, and character. This course, containing 26 half-hour videocassettes, can be used as a complete college-level course; as supplementary material in courses in literature, composition, poetry, drama or those focusing on specific topics and genres within literature; as an offering for adult or continuing education students; as an important addition to library video collections; and as enrichment material for advanced high school curricula. Visit http: // for more information.OurLiterary Visions Study Guide, an accompanying study guide for the Literary Visions program, contains information about each lesson, objectives, goals, lesson assignments, a viewing guide, formal and informal writing exercises, self-tests, additional reading activities, and an overview of each video lesson.All the works covered in the videos and study guide are found in Roberts Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, 8th ed. This study guide is salable to studentsThus winged feet identify Mercury, a small bow and arrow signal Cupid, and a black 10-gallon hat indicates the stereotypical Westerna#39;s bad guy. Recognizing an icon can help you ... The tinker who repairs pots and pans is a version of the Wanderer a€” an archetype that turns up in forms as varied as the Ancient Mariner of Coleridgea#39;s poem and Johnny Appleseed of American legend. Once you trace theanbsp;...

Title:Literary Visions
Author:Elizabeth Penfield
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2006-08


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