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Combining the broadest selection of literature available and time-proven writing instruction, LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING provides all the help you need to succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. This useful, reader-friendly text provides step-by-step guidance through the entire research and writing process. You’ll also learn to craft literary analyses and arguments, and that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate. The text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature, with full coverage of critical thinking, argument, and the writing process.