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75 Readings offers an outstanding collection of the most popular essays for first-year writing, at an affordable price. The readings represent a wide variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests, and, at an affordable price, 75 Readings provides an excellent value for students.

Table of Contents

* indicates new to the Eleventh Edition.

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1

NARRATION 1

George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant

Langston Hughes: Salvation

Maya Angelou: Grandmothers Victory

Malcolm X: Coming to an Awareness of Language

Martin Gansberg: Thirty-eight Who Saw Murder Didnt Call the Police

*Barbara Tuchman: The Plague


Chapter 2

DESCRIPTION

James Baldwin: Fifth Avenue, Uptown

E.B. White: Once More to the Lake

Joan Didion: Marrying Absurd

Judith Ortiz Cofer: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood

F. Scott Momaday: Revisiting Sacred Ground

Michael Byers: Monuments to Our Better Nature


Chapter 3

PROCESS ANALYSIS

Diane Ackerman: Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall

Richard Marius: Writing Drafts

John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erdoes: Alone on the Hilltop

Edward Abbey: The Serpents of Paradise

*Gretel Ehrlich: Chronicles of Ice


Chapter 4

DEFINITION

Susan Sontag: Womens Beauty: Put Down or Power Source?

Jo Goodwin Parker: What Is Poverty?

Ellen Goodman: The Company Man

Gloria Naylor: Meanings of a Word

Joe Epstein: The Green-Eyed Monster

*Dagoberto Gilb: Pride


Chapter 5

CLASSIFICATION AND DIVISION

Gail Sheehy: Predictable Crises of Adulthood

Kesaya E. Noda: Growing Up Asian in America

Judith Viorst: The Truth about Lying

William Lutz: Doublespeak

Jonathan Lethem: 9 Failures of the Imagination

*Luc Sante: What Secrets Tell


Chapter 6

COMPARISON AND CONTRAST

Bruce Catton: Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts

Deborah Tannen: Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers

Mark Twain: Two Views of the Mississippi

Scott Russell Sanders: The Men We Carry in Our Minds

Suzanne Britt: Neat People vs. Sloppy People

Bharati Mukherjee: Two Ways to Belong in America

*Henry Blodget: China's Biggest Gamble: Can It Have Capatilism Without Democracy? A Prediction


Chapter 7

EXAMPLE AND ILLUSTRATION

Robertson Davies: A Few Kind Words for Superstition

Edward T. Hall: The Anthropology of Manners

Brent Staples: Black Men and Public Space

William Zinsser: Clutter

Bailey White: Forbidden Things

John McPhee: Silk Parachute

*Richard Wiseman: The Search for the Worlds Funniest Joke


Chapter 8

CAUSE AND EFFECT

Shelby Steele: White Guilt

Barbara Dafoe Whitehead: Where Have All the Parents Gone?

Philip Meyer: If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably

K. C. Cole: The Arrow of Time

Paul Salopek: Shattered Sudan

David Ewing Duncan: DNA as Destiny

*Susan Casey: Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic . . .Are We?


Chapter 9

ANALOGY

Plato: The Myth of the Cave

Alice Walker: Am I Blue?

Horace Miner: Body Ritual Among the Nacirema

Loren Eiseley: The Cosmic Prison

Annie Dillard: Living Like Weasels


Chapter 10

ARGUMENT AND PERSUASION

ARGUMENT

Economics and Social Responsibility

Barbara Ehrenreich: A Step Back to the Workhouse?

Garrett Hardin: Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor

Jonathan Kozol: The Details of Life


Free Speech

Nat Hentoff: Should This Student Have Been Expelled?

Alan M. Dershowitz: Shouting "Fire!"


Global Warming

*Andrew C Revkin: Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice

*Philip Stott: Global Warming Is Not a Threat to Polar Ice

PERSUASION

Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream

Richard Rodriguez: Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic

Naomi Shahib Nye: To Any Would-Be Terrorists

Judy Brady: Why I Want a Wife

Medicine Grizzlybear Lake: An Indian Fathers Plea


Chapter 11

MIXED STRATEGIES

Stephen J. Gould: Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs

Amy Tan: Mother Tongue

Lars Eighner: On Dumpster Diving

Andrew Sullivan: This Is a Religious War

Sandra Cisneros: Only Daughter

Ian Frazier: Coyote vs. Acme

Frank Bures: Test Day

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073383859
Author:
Buscemi, Santi
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Buscemi Santi
Author:
Smith Charlotte
Author:
Smith, Charlotte
Author:
Buscemi, Santi V.
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
buscemi, 75 readings, literature, english, language arts, reader, honors, grade 11, grade 12
Subject:
Reference-Rhetoric
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
437
Dimensions:
7.90x5.30x.70 in. .95 lbs.

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