Literature—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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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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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.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past
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.
Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
More can be learnt from Miss Austen about the nature of the novel than from
almost any other writer.
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.
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.
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