Legacies: Fiction, Poetry

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Authors : Jan Zlotnik Schmidt; Lynne Crockett; Carley Rees Bogarad


1632 Pages  Hardcover 

5th Edition

©2013, Published


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Embark on the literary journey of a lifetime with LEGACIES: FICTION, POETRY, DRAMA, NONFICTION, 5th Edition! This four-genre literature anthology challenges you to think, read, and write critically. From Lao-tzu and Sophocles, to Sandra Cisneros, Charles Simic, and Suzan Lori-Parks, you'll discover ... more


The literary argument chapter and "Write an Argument" assignments throughout the book provide many opportunities for students to analyze arguments and write their own persuasive essays.

More than 30% of the literature is new, including an excerpt from a graphic novel in every anthology chapter, as ... more

New to this Edition

Reading selections are organized by genre and by intriguing themes, including new topics such as Road Trips, Masculinities and Femininities, and American Dreams Lost and Found.

Reading clusters (including Visions of Haunting and Family/Fiction and Immigration/Poetry) allow students to explore a the... more

Teacher Supplements
Instructor's Manual

A comprehensive instructor's manual provides all the materials necessary to support a variety of teaching styles. This resource includes sample syllabi for Introduction to Literature and Freshman Composition courses; answer suggestions for the "Explorations of the Text" questions for every work in the ant... more