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Views and Values: Diverse Readings on Universal Themes 3rd Edition

Kari Sayers

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2001, 1996
  • 272 Pages

Overview

VIEWS AND VALUES is a thematic collection of 27 short fiction and non-fiction selections from international authors. Though the topics of the readings vary, the theme of "The Human Condition" threads through each of the selections to help students make connections in the different styles of writing.

Kari Sayers, Marymount College

1. CHILDREN AND ADULTS�INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE.
Marjorie Rawlings, A Mother in Manville.
Langston Hughes, Thank You M'am.
Liliana Heker,The Stolen Party.
Saki, The Open Window.
Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Match Girl.
Shirley Jackson, Charles.
2. MEN AND WOMEN�LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS.
Naguib Mahfouz,The Answer Is No.
Maidu Indians (recorded by Dr. Roland Dixon), Butterfly Man.
Tao Kim Hai, The Cock.
William Sansom, Difficulty with a Bouquet.
O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi.
3. GUILT AND INNOCENCE.
Anton Chekhov, The Confession.
Shiga Naoya, Han's Crime.
Erskine Caldwell, Horse Thief.
Isabel Allende, The Schoolteacher's Guest.
Alberto Moravia, The Secret.
4. DEALING WITH ADVERSITY.
Gregorio López y Fuentes, A Letter to God.
*MacKinlay Kantor, A Man Who Had No Eyes.
Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace.
Neguib Mahfouz, The Answer Is No.
Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Match Girl.
Marjorie Rawlings, A Mother in Mannville.
5. MYTHS, LEGENDS AND TALES.
*Heinrich von Kleist, The Beggarwoman of Locarno.
Catharine F. Sellew Hinchman, Frigga's Necklace.
Clauss Stamm, Three Strong Women.
Maidu Indians (recorded by Dr. Roland Dixon), Butterfly Man.
6. RACE, CULTURE, AND IDENTITY.
Gish Jen, A Boy with His Hat over His Crotch.
Santha Rama Rau, By Any Other Name.
Maya Angelou, Mary.
Liliana Heker, The Stolen Party.
7. VICTIMS OF ARMED CONFLICT.
Hernando Téllez, Just Lather, That's All.
Ernest Hemingway, Old Man at the Bridge.
8. HUMOR AND SATIRE.
*Art Buchwald, Fresh Air Will Kill You.
*Kurt Vonnegut, Harrison Bergeron.
9. STORIES WITH SURPRISE ENDINGS.
Shirley Jackson, Charles.
William Sansom, Difficulty with a Bouquet.
O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi.
Hernando Téllez, Just Lather, That's All.
Gregorio López y Fuentes, A Letter to God.
MacKinlay Kantor, A Man Who Had No Eyes.
Marjorie Rawlings, A Mother in Mannville.
Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace.

* Denotes new to this edition

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781413002454
This manual lists reading levels for each of the selections, multiple choice and true/false tests and provides a valuable guideline to help instructors select appropriate stories for students.