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Incorporating readings that represent new voices and styles in nonfiction that will appeal to contemporary readers, this classic composition reader continues to provide engaging, instructive models of the rhetorical modes.

Synopsis:

Incorporating readings that represent new voices and styles in nonfiction that will appeal to contemporary readers, this classic composition reader continues to provide engaging, instructive models of the rhetorical modes.

Table of Contents

* mark sections new to this edition.

 

1. Reading as a Writer

Brent Staples, Just Walk on By

2. Ways of Writing

 

3. Example

Andy Rooney, In and Of Ourselves We Trust

*Atul Gewande, Full Moon Friday the Thirteenth

*Barry Schwartz, When It’s All Too Much

Mary Karr, Dysfunctional Nation

 

Issues and Ideas: Identities

            Wil Haygood, Underground Dads

            *Susan Straight, Cartilage

            Alan Buczynski, Iron Bonding

4. Classification

Judith Stone, Personal Beast

Michael Ventura, Don’t Even Think About It!

*Salman Akhtar, Remembering the Dead

 

Issues and Ideas: Images of Sound and Sight

            *Alissa Quart, Cinema of the In-Crowd

            Brenda Peterson, Life Is a Musical

5. Comparison

Twain, Two Ways of Seeing a River

Catton, Grant and Lee, A Study of Contrasts

Lopate, A Smoker with a Nonsmoker

Walker, Am I Blue?

 

Issues and Ideas: Gender Differences

            Sanders, The Men We Carry in Our Minds

            Wade, Method and Madness: How Men and Women Think

            *Catherine Seipp, Meet Today’s Dad

6. Analogy

*Lan Samantha Chang, Like Robinson Crusoe

Janisse Ray, Built by Fire

 

Issues and Ideas: Humans and Animals

            Tom Wolfe, O Rotten Gotham–Sliding Down into the Behavioral Sink

            Barbara Kingsolver, High Tide in Tucson

7. Process

Buhler and Graham, Give Juggling a Hand

*Sridhar Pappu, Deranged Marriage

David Fontana, Working with Dreams

Jim Harrison, Going Places

 

Issues and Ideas: Advertising and Appearances

            Twitchell, We Build Excitement

            Kilbourne, Beauty . . . And the Beast of Advertising

            Mitford, To Dispel Fears of Live Burial

8. Cause-Effect

Perry and Dawson, What’s Your Best Time of Day

Murphy, Hello Darkness

Roach, My Father the Geezer

 

Issues and Ideas: Consuming

            Kowinski, Kids in the Mall: Growing Up Controlled

            *Linn, Branded Babies: From Cradle to Consumer

9. Definition

Welsch, Gypsies

Berendt, The Hoax

*Dagoberto Gilb, Pride

*Carina Chocano, Pilgrim

 

Issues and Ideas: Defining Values and Roles

            Carter, The Insufficiency of Honesty

            von Kreisler, Courage

            Chambers, Mother’s Day

            Savage, Role Reversal

10. Description

Soto, The Jacket

Simpson, The War Room at Bellevue 

*Donna Tartt, Heaven on a Hummingbird’s Wing

 

Issues and Ideas: Place and Person

            White, Once More to the Lake

11. Narration

Gansberg, 38 Who Saw Murder Didn’t Call the Police

Canada, Pain

 

Issues and Ideas

            *Kumiko Makihara, Making the Grade

            Issues and Ideas: Stories and Values

            Orwell, A Hanging

            Worcester, Arms and the Man

            Lee, Uncle Chul Gets Rich

12. Induction and Deduction

Friday, The Age of Beauty

Baumeister, Violent Pride

 

Issues and Ideas: Digital Realities

            Szalavitz, A Virtual Life

            Herz, Superhero Sushi

13. Argument

Daly, How the Lawyers Stole Winter

*Aisha Tyler, The Ballad of Yogurt Girl

Mills,  Could You Live with Less?

*Anna Quindlen, The Drug That Pretends It Isn’t

Lawrence, Four-Letter Words Can Hurt You

Min, Language Lessons

14. Further Readings

Atwood, Pornography

Silko, Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit

King, Letter from Birmingham Jail

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321409218
Author:
Schwegler, Robert A.
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Academic
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Exposition (rhetoric)
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
18
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060516
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9.00x6.08x.99 in. 1.76 lbs.

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