Literature I - Perspectives of Life in Literature Set

Literature I - Perspectives of Life in Literature Set

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This text investigates significant aspects of life through literature selections which portray both common and uncommon experiences. Units included are short stories, poetry, biography, reflections (selections on the theme of Christian victory), and allegory.

Note: the exercises in the textbook were designed to be done with alternate worksheets in a classroom setting, so those exercises can be skipped when using the LightUnit workbooks included in this set.

Contents

  • Introduction

UNIT 1: THE SHORT STORY—For the Christ-Filled Life

  • Introduction
  • Mama and the Garfield Boys
  • The Horse
  • Second Chance

SYMBOLISM

  • Shago
  • A Spark Neglected
  • Cache of Honor

TONE

  • The Mote and the Beam
  • Where Love Is, There Is God Also
  • Whom Shall I Fear?

UNITY

  • The Great Stone Face
  • The Doctor of Afternoon Arm
  • Too Dark

UNIT 2: POETRY—For the Joyful Life

  • Introduction
  • Pippa's Song
  • Sheer Joy
  • A Psalm of Life
  • The Pilgrim

POEMS OF A FEATHER—KINDS OF POETRY

Blank Verse

  • The Man With the Hoe

Rhymed and Bound Verse

  • The Jericho Road

Free Verse

  • Lament

THE ANATOMY OF A POEM—FOUR POETIC FORMS

The Acrostic

  • Infinity

The Triolet

  • The Triolet
  • The Bible
  • The Key to Happiness
  • Winter's Coming
  • Spring

The Sonnet

  • Lord, What a Change
  • O God, I Love Thee
  • Forgiveness

Hebrew Poetry

  • Psalm 1
  • Psalm 43
  • Psalm 66
  • Psalm 119:9-16
  • Psalm 126

THE HABITAT OF A POEM—FOUR PURPOSES FOR A POEM

  • George Wagner
  • The Fool's Prayer
  • The Battle of Blenheim
  • A Fable
  • Prayer Answer by Crosses
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Macbeth
  • Julius Caesar
  • What Is So Rare as a Day in June?
  • The Spacious Firmament
  • Apostrophe to the Ocean
  • Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
  • Bad Times
  • Building
  • The Poet

A FLOCK OF POEMS—POEMS TO PONDER

Joy for the Mounting Character

  • Victory in Defeat
  • Conscience and Remorse
  • No Enemies
  • Betrayal

Joy for the Caged Spirit

  • Blind But Happy
  • On His Blindness
  • Sympathy
  • A Little Bird I Am

Joy in the Heights With Christ

  • The Crystal Christ
  • The Boat
  • Calvary
  • Good Friday

Joy on the Plains With Others

  • Bigot
  • Conventionality
  • Mending Wall
  • Thy Brother

UNIT 3: BIOGRAPHY—For the Exemplary Life

  • Introduction
  • Menno Simons, 1496-1561
  • Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
    • Preconversion Experiences
    • Postconversion Experiences
    • Preaching Experiences
    • Prison Experience
  • True... Till Death—The Story of Clayton Kratz
    • From Childhood to Manhood
    • Kratz Answers the Call
    • Calm in the Face of Terror
    • To Serve and to Suffer
  • William Carey
    • Moulton and the Missionary Call
    • The Formation of the Baptist Missionary Society
    • Converts, Trials, and Progress

UNIT 4: REFLECTIONS—For the Victorious Life

  • Introduction

REFLECTIONS ON DISCIPLINE

  • Discipline
  • The Chariots of God
  • The Discipline of Deformity

REFLECTIONS ON AMBITION

  • Acres of Diamonds
  • The Man Who Planted Hope and Grew Happiness
  • RMS Titanic
  • Top Man

REFLECTIONS ON FAITHFUL CHRISTIANS

  • The Testimonies of Two Servants of God
  • Diary of David Brainerd
  • Letters of Hermann Stohr
  • Though He Slay Me

REFLECTIONS ON BIBLE CHARACTERS

  • Last Night of Sodom
  • The Self-made Fool—Saul
  • Ruth, the Moabitess

UNIT 5: THE ALLEGORY—For the Fruitful Life

  • Introduction
  • The Parable of the Ten Virgins
  • Wheelbarrows
  • A Flea for Fishing
  • The Pilgrim's Progress
    • Chapter 1: Christian Begins His Journey
    • Chapter 2: Christian Falls in the Slough of Despond
    • Chapter 3: Christian Meets Mr. Worldly Wiseman
    • Chapter 4: Christian Passes Through the Wicket-Gate
    • Chapter 5: Christian Visits the Interpreter's House
    • Chapter 6: Christian Reaches the Cross
    • Chapter 7: Christian Climbs the Hill of Difficulty
    • Chapter 8: Christian Visits Palace Beautiful
    • Chapter 9: Christian Battles With Apollyon in the Valley of Humiliation
    • Chapter 10: Christian Passes Through the Valley of the Shadow
    • Chapter 11: Christian Meets Faithful
    • Chapter 12: Christian and Faithful Meet Talkative
    • Chapter 13: Christian and Faithful Enter the Town of Vanity
    • Chapter 14: Hopeful Joins Christian
    • Chapter 15: Christian and Hopeful Meet Giant Despair at Doubting Castle
    • Chapter 16: Christian and Hopeful Pass Through the Delectable Mountains
    • Chapter 17: Christian and Hopeful Reach the Enchanted Ground
    • Chapter 18: Christian and Hopeful Attempt to Help Ignorance
    • Chapter 19: Christian and Hopeful Enter the Land of Beulah and Cross the River
    • Chapter 20: Christian and Hopeful Reach Zion
  • The Celestial Railroad
    • Part 1
    • Part 2
    • Part 3
  • Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poetry
  • Index of Literary Terms
  • Index of Biblical References
  • Acknowledgments
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