75 Readings Plus / Edition 6

75 Readings Plus / Edition 6

by Santi V. Buscemi, Charlotte Smith, Charlotte Smith
     
 

The alternate version of the best selling 75 Readings,this rhetorically organized reader collects the most popular essays for first-year writing,with apparatus,at a student-friendly price. See more details below

Overview

The alternate version of the best selling 75 Readings,this rhetorically organized reader collects the most popular essays for first-year writing,with apparatus,at a student-friendly price.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072370621
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/03/2001
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents
To the Instructor
Ch. 1Narration1
A Hanging3
Salvation9
Grandmother's Victory13
No Name Woman19
Somewhere, Some Time, Some Place31
The Stunt Pilot37
The Day the Fire Came48
Ch. 2Description54
Where the World Began56
The Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador63
Tuesday Morning67
The Death of the Moth73
The Way to Rainy Mountain77
Alias Benowitz Shoe Repair83
My Father89
Easter in Sicily98
Ch. 3Process106
The Spider and the Wasp108
The Grey Beginnings114
How to Cook a Carp123
Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain128
Writing Drafts137
Rules of the Game: Rodeo142
How to Live to Be 200150
Ch. 4Definition155
The Holocaust157
Beauty162
Homeless166
What Is Poverty170
Faith of the Father175
Erotica and Pornography181
Good Souls187
Ch. 5Division and Classification193
Thinking as a Hobby195
Presidential Character and How to Foresee It203
The Climythology of America209
Predictable Crises of Adulthood217
Why Nothing Is "Wrong" Anymore225
Cinematypes229
Growing Up Asian in America233
Ch. 6Comparison and Contrast241
Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts243
My Brother Shaman248
Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers253
Bones264
Two Views of the Mississippi274
The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life277
Neat People vs. Sloppy People280
At the Mercy of the Cure284
Ch. 7Example and Illustration289
Backwater Cuisine291
Why Don't We Complain?295
Does America Still Exist?302
A Few Kind Words for Superstition307
The Patterns of Eating311
Distancing the Homeless317
On a Greek Holiday330
Ch. 8Cause and Effect337
How Do You Know It's Good?339
The Villain in the Atmosphere346
Pain Is Not the Ultimate Enemy351
My Wood356
Watching the Grasshopper Get the Goodies360
The Iks363
White Guilt367
Where Have All the Parents Gone?375
Ch. 9Analogy383
The Myth of the Cave385
The Myth of Sisyphus390
"But a Watch in the Night": A Scientific Fable395
Body Ritual among the Nacirema401
The Cosmic Prison407
Shouting "Fire!"411
Am I Blue?417
My Horse422
Ch. 10Argument430
A Modest Proposal432
The Great Person-Hole Cover Debate: A Modest Proposal for Anyone Who Thinks the Word "He" Is Just Plain Easier...440
Four-Letter Words Can Hurt You444
Should This Student Have Been Expelled?448
I Have a Dream456
Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs461
A Step Back to the Workhouse?470
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor478
Acknowledgments485
Index of Authors and Titles491

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