Expanding Horizons (Penguin Academic Series) / Edition 1

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Overview

Expanding Horizons is an off-beat collection of “Pop Culture” essays, poems, stories, and images certain to stimulate the imagination while improving both reading-writing skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321276698
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 6/29/2006
  • Series: Pearson English Value Textbook Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor

Introduction: An Invitation to the Reader

CHAPTER 1 URBAN LEGENDS

How Urban Myths Reveal Society’s Fears

BY NEAL GABLER

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True…

BY HOWGU ABUL AND WANG QIN

9/11 Phoney Photo (art)

Knock On Wood

BY WENDY LICHTMAN

Gotcha!

BY THOMAS HAYDEN

CHAPTER 2 POP CULTURE

Blue Jeans: An American Phenomenon

BY MARJORIE DORFMAN

Confessions of an eBay Addict

BY JOHN MARR

Go Ahead, Make Her Day

BY RICHARD CORLISS

St. Louis Blues

BY W. C. HANDY

Regis Makes Contestants, ABC Rich on “Millionaire”

BY JOHN TETI

CHAPTER 3 IDENTITY

Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815—1897

BY ELIZABETH CADY STANTON

I’m Nobody! Who Are You?

BY EMILY DICKINSON

What’s the Difference Between Boys and Girls?

BY DEBORAH BLUM

Names Are Destiny? Tell That to “Richie”

BY RICH DAVIS

CHAPTER 4 FOOD

Repulsive Dinners: A Memoir

BY LAURIE COLWIN

Food Icons: Immortal in the Eyes of the Television Beholder

BY MARJORIE DORFMAN

How to Eat a Poem

BY EVE MERRIAM

Throughput

BY ERIC SCHLOSSER

CHAPTER 5 MONEY MATTERS

Beware of Student Credit Cards

BY RAY MARTIN

On Spring Break, with Their Heads in the Sand

BY MICHELLE SINGLETARY

History of Money

FROM T HE N EWS H OUR W ITH J IM L EHRER WEB SITE

Undergraduate Students and Credit Cards

FROM NELLIE MAE

About Identity Theft

BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

CHAPTER 6 EMPLOYMENT: PROBLEMS

AND SOLUTIONS

The Company Man

BY ELLEN GOODMAN

Resumania

BY HAROLD M. “MAX” MESSMER JR.

“Let’s Discuss Who You Know” (cartoon)

BY DAN ROSANDICH

What I Did Last Summer

BY SCOTT KARIYA

CHAPTER 7 SIMPLICITY: IS IT TOO

COMPLICATED?

Followup/Distraction

BY PAUL FORD

Simple Solutions: Suggestions for Simplifying Your Life

BY VICTOR M. PARACHIN

Complex Language. It Can Cloud People’s Minds

BY JACK TROUT, WITH STEVE RIVKIN

Desert Island (art)

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

BY WALT WHITMAN

CHAPTER 8 FRIENDS, FAMILIES, AND

PARENTHOOD

I Want a Wife

BY JUDY BRADY

Three Credits and a Baby

BY JENNIFER MERRITT

Reactionary

BY BILL GARY

Annabel Lee

BY EDGAR ALLAN POE

Symptoms of Fatherhood

BY TOM BODETT

CHAPTER 9 ETHICS, OR “DO THE RIGHT THING”

Why Students Cheat

BY JENNIFER MARIE BEAR

Ethics in Business

BY THE GEORGE S. MAY INTERNATIONAL COMPANY

Of Headless Mice…and Men

BY CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

Business Ethics’ 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2004

FROM THE WEB SITE OF B USINESS E THICS MAGAZINE

White Lies

BY SISSELA BOK

CHAPTER 10 CENSORSHIP: SAY THE RIGHT

THING–OR DON’T

Move to the Front f the Bus, Ms. Parks

BY MICHAEL A. KAHN

In Defense of Book Burning

BY WILL MANLEY

Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990—2000 Compiled

BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Foul Words Permeate Pop Culture, Eliciting a Backlash

BY MARK O’KEEFE

CHAPTER 11 AMERICA: REMEMBERING AND

RECOVERING

One Day, Now Broken in Two

BY ANNA QUINDLEN

The Names

BY BILLY COLLINS

The Freedom Tower (art)

The Question That We Should Be Asking

BY ALISON HORNSTEIN

Hurricanes 2005: An Online Odyssey

BY VARIOUS AUTHORS

Appendix A–Writing Models

Appendix B–Research and Documenting Sources

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