Lives Through Literature, Third Edition is a thematic anthology designed to teach and encourage student participation in the study of literature, critical thinking, and writing. Literary texts are interwoven to demonstrate interrelationships of life experience as expressed in sacred and secular myths, parables, folktales, fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. Because it is culturally diverse and gender-balanced, Lives Through Literature, Third Edition offers a wide variety of appealing and relevant readings through its seven universals themes.Within each section, annotated selections are grouped by subthemes and subject clusters, providing readers the opportunity for studying variations on a theme. Text support includes focus questions for each selection, discussion and writing topics for each genre, cross-genre writing topics for each thematic section, an Alternate Chronological Contents, a Glossary of Literary Terms, and short biographical sketches for each author. Four comprehensive sections are devoted to discussions of literary analysis and strategies for thinking and writing about literature.Keating, Helane Levine is the author of 'Lives Through Literature A Thematic Anthology', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130170064 and ISBN 0130170062.