The seventh edition of Roberts and Jacobs, "Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing," offers the most comprehensive and integrated coverage of writing about literature and contains more student essays than any other text. WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE: Integrated coverage of writing about each of the elements in EVERY chapter STUDENT ESSAYS: 34 student essays with at least one per chapter and includes a fully documented research paper RESEARCH: Extensive coverage of the research process, documentation, and strategies within the text, as well as access to Research Navigator, a new resource providing extensive help on the research process and three databases of relevant and reliable source material at www.researchnavig4tor.com. ART: The seventh edition also includes three NEW inserts of FOUR-COLOR FINE ART! Get your students engaged with literature through www.prenhall.com/roberts with interactive activities, researched author links, videos of author interviews (Stephen Dunn, Rita Dove, Alberto Rios), additional contextual information, and much more.
Complete coverage of writing about fiction, poetry, and drama and a total of 32 student essays with accompanying commentary ensure student comprehension of writing about literature, which helps students produce better papers.
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