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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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Dec 02, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone wanting a textbook for a general literature course.
Shelves: about-literature
Although I'd never added it to my bookshelves until this week, this is the textbook I used for 10th-grade English classes when we home-schooled our girls. Originally, I added it as "to-read," only because I couldn't recall for certain if I'd read the entire text. However, I've certainly read (and remember very well!) the lion's share of it. So, I've decided that I've read it sufficiently to go ahead and review it, with that caveat, rather than try to go back later and read every selection I don' ...more
J. Alfred
Jul 11, 2012 rated it liked it
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.
Jun 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This was my 9th grade literature book. It has several famous authors and their best works. Wonderful book to read!
May 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
My 9th grade literature book--a life-molding anthology.
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