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Themes in Literature

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Themes in Literature seeks to build good character qualities in students while increasing enjoyment of good literature. Each unit is based on a theme, such as courage, faith, joy, justice, and humility. Leo Tolstoy, Nathaniel Hawthorne, O. Henry, William Cowper, and Guy de Maupassant are but a few of the famous authors whose works are represented in this volume. Following...more
Paperback, 508 pages
Published 2001 by A Beka Book (first published 1979)
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This was my 9th grade Literature Book. It included stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, Louisa May Alcott, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Lewis Carroll, and many others. I enjoyed the collection of tales displayed in the numerous categories, and my favorites were The Ugly Duckling, by A. A. Milne; The Night the Bed Fell, by James Thurber; Appointment with Love, by S. I. Kishor; and Every Dog...more
J. Alfred
There are some-- shall we say-- curious selections in here, but as a whole this is a workable collection of stories and poems that could serve as a good base from which one could teach a literature class.
This was my 9th grade literature book. It has several famous authors and their best works. Wonderful book to read!
My 9th grade literature book--a life-molding anthology.
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