Author: Elizabeth McMahan;Susan X. Day;Robert W. Funk;Linda S. Coleman
Literature and the Writing Processcombines the best elements of a literature anthologywith those of a handbook to guide students through the interrelated process of analytical reading and critical writing. Text writing assignments use literature as a tool of critical thought,a method for analysis, and a way of communicating ideas. This approach emphasizes writing as the focus of the book with literature as the means to write effectively. Afour-part organization combines a literary anthologywith composition instructionand a style handbook so students have everything they need at their fingertips.