Less than half the price of full-length anthologies and more economical than most value editions, The Seagull Readers are a portable and inexpensive alternative to bulky anthologies.
Each volume offers an inviting mix of classics and less familiar pieces, complemented by concise genre introductions, short headnotes and annotations, brief author biographies, and a glossary of terms. The Readers also include access to innovative writing tips, study and review material, and much more at LitWeb and Norton Literature Online.
This free student site offers tools for writing, close reading, and analysis as well as media that show students how literature connects with the world around them.
Features of LitWeb include: 50 newly revised LitWeb workshops hone students’ close reading skills and encourage them to read and write analytically. Many workshops include illustrations or other media; Multiple-Choice review quizzes for the “Writing about Literature” and for the “Reading, Responding, Writing” genre chapters; Reading comprehension multiple-choice review quizzes with answer feedback for more than 60 works; Avoiding Plagiarism and Research Writing Tutorials; 2009 MLA Documentation Guidelines; Glossary.
Norton Literature Online
Norton Literature Online provides students with the most robust offering of literature resources on the Web, including an extensive glossary of literary terms, a valuable "Writing about Literature" section, MLA documentation guidelines, links to textbook-specific sites that include student review materials, and much more.