"The Editor's purpose and approach seems to be similar to my goals in finding a text for an introductory literature classroom: having apparatus but not weaving it through the whole text, including depth and diversity of authors, using themes to guide students into the wonders of literature while making it easier to understand by (thematic) context. They also emphasize the connectedness between literature and culture, giving the text social and political dimensions that I value…" --ElyceRaeHelford, MiddleTennesseeStateUniversity This thematic anthology features comprehensive writing coverage that highlights both the writing process and how to write about fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction. It introduces and explains literature with reading selections centered on five enduring themesGrowing Up and Growing Older, Women and Men, Money and Work, Peace and War, and Varieties of Protest. Annas/RosenLiterature and SocietyWebsite ( www.prenhall.com/annas ) This FREE Website includes: ~Chapter objectives ~Interactive exercises (Multiple choice and essay questions) ~Dynamic Web Links about important literary figures The Art of LiteratureCD: This collection of video, audio and interactive activities brings literature to life. This CD also gives you access to Writer's One Key. -To order this text packaged FREE withThe Art of LiteratureCD, use ISBN 0-13-153435-1. Package certain Penguin titles FREE and others at a substantial discount. Learn more at www.prenhall.com/english .Pamela J. Annas is the author of 'Literature and Society: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Nonfiction (4th Edition)', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131534575 and ISBN 0131534572.