The Bedford Reader: High School Reprint / Edition 7

The Bedford Reader: High School Reprint / Edition 7

by X. J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312249527

ISBN-13: 9780312249526

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312249526
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors iii
Thematic Table of Contents xxiv
INTRODUCTION 1
PART ONE THE METHODS 37
Narration: Telling a Story 39
Description: Writing with Your Senses 97
Example: Pointing to Instances 139
Comparison and Contrast: Setting Things Side by Side 175
Process Analysis: Explaining Step by Step 221
Division or Analysis: Slicing into Parts 267
Classification: Sorting into Kinds 311
Cause and Effect: Asking Why 357
Definition: Tracing a Boundary 399
Argument and Persuasion: Stating Opinions and Proposals 441

PART TWO MIXING THE METHODS 521
Language and Truth 525
The Power of Family 559
Boys and Girls, Men and Women 599
The Nature of Community 619
The Future of Cybercommunity 639
Appendix: Using and Documenting Sources 655
Useful Terms 669
Index 691

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