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75 Argumentsby Alan Ainsworth
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This new offering in McGraw-Hill's line of inexpensive readers collects seventy-five extensively taught arguments into a single volume. With topics including national security, technology, marriage, race, economics, the environment, and globalization, among others, this anthology is sure to engage students and inspire them to think critically and write well.
About the Author
CHAIR OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
Table of Contents
A Very Brief Introduction to Argument
Chapter One: Languages of Argument: Can Names Really Hurt You?
George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language"
George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, "Metaphors We Live By"
Alleen Pace Nilsen, "Sexism in English: Embodiment in Language"
Deborah Tannen, "For Argument's Sake; Why Do We Feel Compelled to Fight About Everything?"
Howard Wasserman, "Fan Profanity"
Gloria Anzaldua, "How to Tame a Wild Tongue"
Luis, "Arguing on the Internet"
Chapter Two: Dissent and Censorship: Should Law Abridge the Freedom of Speech?
Allison Olson, "The Zenger Case Revisited"
Nat Hentoff, "Expelling Huck Finn"
Robert O’Neill, "What Limits Should Campus Networks Place on Pornography"
Andrew Stroehlein, "Censorship Wins Out"
Barbara Ehrenreich, "Ice-T: The Issue is Creative Freedom"
Gonzalo Frasca, "Ideological Videogames: Press Left Button to Dissent"
Chapter Three: Pop Culture and the Media: Do We Cover Events or Invent Them?
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