Early American Literature - Parallel Text

Early American Literature - Parallel Text

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Item #: 069924
ISBN: 9780789172310
Grades: 9-12

Product Description:

Seventeenth and Eighteenth century literature can be difficult to understand. This book helps. Focusing on American literature, there are selections from Puritans such as Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards; from colonials such as Patrick Henry, Phyllis Wheatley, and Thomas Jefferson; and early 19th century authors and poets such as Emerson, Thoreau, and Longfellow. The left side of facing pages features the original text while the right side provides a modern paraphrase and/or commentary and explanations. A wonderful source text for your American Literature studies. 240 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

Publisher Description:

The original text of early American writers and thinkers and the modern adaption on facing pages

With this accessible format, all students can understand early America's brilliant writers and thinkers and connect to the lives and ideals that helped shape America's heritage. 240 pages.

Features

  • recall and literary analysis questions for each selection
  • units organized by time period
  • succinct and compelling unit introductions set the historical and cultural context
  • original writings in a variety of genresessays, speeches, diary and autobiographical excerpts, and poetry
  • numbered paragraphs and stanzas for easy reference
Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade Start
9
Grade End
12
ISBN
9780789172310
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Perfection Learning
Weight
0.7 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 6.0" x 0.5"
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Looked like an interesting book because it contains original source writings. Also, I like the idea of the parallel paraphrase option in case we need clarification to understand the original source writings.
TERESA S on Oct 21, 2019
It is required for a co-op my daughter is enrolled in.
Rebecca F on Aug 15, 2019
Looked like an interesting book because it contains original source writings. Also, I like the idea of the parallel paraphrase option in case we need clarification to understand the original source writings.
TERESA S on Oct 21, 2019
This contains many fascinating excerpts from early American authors.
Elisabeth M on Oct 2, 2019
It is required for a co-op my daughter is enrolled in.
Rebecca F on Aug 15, 2019
wanted for part of the reading
kim n on Jul 30, 2019
This text is included in My Father's World's 11th grade American literature curriculum. Rainbow Resource offers it for a better price.
Heidi M on Aug 25, 2017
This contains many fascinating excerpts from early American authors.
Elisabeth M on Oct 2, 2019
wanted for part of the reading
kim n on Jul 30, 2019
Is there a text available that follows this for the 1870 to modern period?
A shopper on May 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, unfortunately, we do not currently carry a follow-up American Lit 1870 to modern period Parallel Text.
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