A Sense of Wonder

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A Sense of Wonder opens the door to the world of modern literature ┐ poetry, short stories, essays, and plays. From the comic metaphors of Pablo Neruda┐s ┐Ode to My Socks,┐ to the touching monologue of Eric Bogosian┐s ┐Bottleman,┐ this multicultural anthology engages students in a way that is personal, meaningful, and enjoyable.

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A Sense of Wonder opens the door to the world of modern literature ┐ poetry, short stories, essays, and plays. From the comic metaphors of Pablo Neruda┐s ┐Ode to My Socks,┐ to the touching monologue of Eric Bogosian┐s ┐Bottleman,┐ this multicultural anthology engages students in a way that is personal, meaningful, and enjoyable.

  • Six universal themes ┐ food, love, clothes, growing up, work, life and death ┐ are illustrated through a variety of genres, writing styles, and points of view.
  • Students identify and discuss key literary elements, such as metaphors, similes, personification, mood, and irony.
  • Reading and writing activities range from skill building to creative writing, while discussion activities create opportunities for critical thinking and values clarification.
Contents
FOOD
Good Hot Dogs ┐ The Way of Iced Coffee ┐ Food ┐ The All-American Slurp
LOVE
Oranges ┐ I Date a Thai ┐ Wind and River Romance ┐ Rain Music
CLOTHES
Ode to My Socks ┐ Getups ┐ Girl With the Green Skirt ┐ The Red Coat
GROWING UP
When I Was Young on an Island ┐ Why Boys Don┐t Know What Girls Mean and Girls Think Boys are Mean ┐ Abuela Invents the Zero ┐ Blue Stone
WORK
Jorge the Church Janitor Finally Quits ┐ Bottleman ┐ A Letter to God ┐ Follow Your Passion
LIFE AND DEATH
Just Lather, That┐s All ┐ Nearing 90 ┐ Immortality ┐ Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee

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