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By Robin Dissin Aufses, Renee H. Shea, Lawrence Scanlon

Teachers have struggled for years to stability the competing calls for of yank Literature and AP English Language. Now, the crew that introduced you the bestselling Language of Composition is right here to assist. Conversations in American Literature: Language ∙ Rhetoric ∙ tradition is a brand new type of American Literature anthology—putting nonfiction on equivalent footing with the normal fiction and poetry, and emphasizing the talents of rhetoric, shut studying, argument, and synthesis. To spark severe considering, the publication contains TalkBack pairings and synthesis Conversations that allow scholars discover how concerns and texts from the previous proceed to affect the current. even if you’re instructing AP English Language, or gearing up for universal middle, Conversations in American Literature may also help you revolutionize the way in which American literature is taught.

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