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The Literary World Seventh Reader   By: (1875-1966)

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The Literary World Seventh Reader by Hetty Sibyl Browne is a remarkable compilation of literary works that aims to captivate young minds and broaden their literary horizons. From classic poetry to engaging short stories, this anthology offers a diverse range of texts that stimulate the imagination and foster a love for reading.

One of the highlights of this book is its meticulous selection of pieces that showcase the beauty of language and provoke critical thinking. Each text is introduced with a brief yet insightful analysis, providing readers with valuable context and setting the stage for a deeper appreciation of the literature.

The anthology features renowned poets like Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Langston Hughes, allowing readers to explore different styles and poetic forms. The poems are not only thought-provoking but also carefully chosen to resonate with young readers, enabling them to connect to the emotions and messages conveyed by these illustrious authors.

Furthermore, the inclusion of short stories from various genres adds an element of excitement and adventure to this reader. From suspenseful tales to heartwarming narratives, each story carries its own unique lesson and moral, encouraging readers to reflect upon their own lives and experiences.

Another commendable aspect of The Literary World Seventh Reader is its incorporation of thought-provoking discussion questions and exercises at the end of each text. These activities not only test comprehension but also encourage critical thinking skills and promote active engagement with the material. Moreover, the suggested writing prompts inspire creativity and imagination, encouraging young readers to express their own thoughts and ideas.

While the anthology is primarily aimed at seventh-grade students, the selection of texts is suitable for readers of all ages. The carefully chosen works provide a well-rounded literary experience, presenting different themes and styles that cater to a wide range of interests.

However, one small drawback of this reader is its limited diversity in terms of cultural representation. While it includes texts from a variety of time periods, a more diverse selection of authors from different backgrounds would have added even more richness to the anthology and made it more inclusive.

In conclusion, The Literary World Seventh Reader by Hetty Sibyl Browne is an engaging and thoughtfully curated collection of literary works that introduces young readers to the beauty and power of literature. Its careful selection of poetry and prose, along with the accompanying analysis and discussions, make it an ideal resource for both classroom use and independent reading. Despite its minor flaw, this reader is a valuable tool for nurturing a lifelong love of reading and appreciation for the written word.

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Transcriber's Note:

Typographical errors have been corrected. A list of the corrected errors is found at the end of the text along with a list of inconsistently hyphenated words.

THE LITERARY WORLD

SEVENTH READER

BY

JOHN CALVIN METCALF PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

SARAH WITHERS PRINCIPAL ELEMENTARY GRADES AND CRITIC TEACHER WINTHROP NORMAL AND INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE ROCK HILL. S.C.

AND

HETTY S. BROWNE EXTENSION WORKER IN RURAL SCHOOL PRACTICE WINTHROP NORMAL AND INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE

[Illustration]

JOHNSON PUBLISHING COMPANY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

COPYRIGHT, 1919 B. F. JOHNSON PUBLISHING COMPANY

All Rights Reserved

L.H.J.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

For permission to use copyrighted material the authors and publishers express their indebtedness to the Macmillan Company for "A Deal in Bears" from McTodd , by W. Cutcliffe Hyne, and for "Sea Fever," by John Masefield; to Duffield & Company and Mr. H... Continue reading book >>




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