Literature-The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Literature—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

278 Page Quotation Collection on Literature

This 278 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Literature. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Literature, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Literature:

What does literature do better than anything else? It provides a detailed representation of the inner experience of being alive in a given time and place.

—Elif Batuman

The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past


—René Descartes

The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like.

—E. L. Doctorow

If Booth Tarkington were to write Seventeen today, he would have to call it Twelve.

--Arthur Pearl

Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.

--Vladimir Nabokov

More can be learnt from Miss Austen about the nature of the novel than from

almost any other writer.

--Walter Allen

Clemens was sole, incomparable, the Lincoln of our Literature.

--William Dean Howells

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn...American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since.

--Ernest Hemingway

I would dare say that Walden and Huckleberry Finn are the two books that reflect most deeply and most clearly the basic tensions involved in being an American.

--Clifton Fadiman

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