Interactions: A Thematic Reader / Edition 4

Interactions: A Thematic Reader / Edition 4

by Ann Moseley, Jeanette Harris
     
 

Interactions: A Thematic Reader is designed to help students discover meaning in what they read and to convey meaning in what they write. The text's readings and accompanying apparatus, which have been class tested and proven effective through five previous editions, guide students from a consideration of self to an awareness of how the self interacts withSee more details below

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Interactions: A Thematic Reader is designed to help students discover meaning in what they read and to convey meaning in what they write. The text's readings and accompanying apparatus, which have been class tested and proven effective through five previous editions, guide students from a consideration of self to an awareness of how the self interacts with other people and phenomena.

The diverse reading selections in Interactions not only create a stimulating context for reading and writing but also help students find their own voices. The readings in the Sixth Edition, are accompanied by additional visuals and photographs to stimulate critical thinking. The Instructor and Student Web Sites offer a variety of writing and reading exercises that encourage use of unit-related web sites.

  • The text features a strong emphasis on critical thinking in both reading and writing, and on collaborative learning.
  • Readings represent a variety of genres and writing styles from authors of different ethnic and social backgrounds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395958407
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Note: Each unit includes Critical Thinking and Writing Assignments, Exploring Ideas Together, Exploring the Internet, and Writing Essays.

  • Annotated Table of Contents
  • I. The Self
    My Name, Sandra Cisneros
    The Name Is Mine, Anna Quindlen
    I'm Just Me, Lylah M. Alphonse
    Growing Up Asian, Kesaya E. Noda
    The Jacket, Gary Soto
    Salvation, Langston Hughes
    Nobody Listens When I Talk, Annette Sanford
    Living in Two Worlds, Marcus Mabry
    Hearing the Sweetest Songs, Nicolette Toussaint
    Call Me Crazy, But I Have to Be Myself, Mary Seymour
    A Thanksgiving Feast in Aburi, Maya Angelou
    The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life, May Sarton
  • II. Self with Family
    Mother, Father, Neighbor, Sue Miller
    The Old Man, Larry L. King
    A Daughter's Journey, Sharon Liao
    A Parent's Journey Out of the Closet, Agnes G Herman
    Adoption Should Be Color-Blind, Kristin St. John
    Hold the Mayonnaise, Julia Alvarez
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    Brothers, Bret Lott
    Keepsakes, Steve Sherwood
    No Snapshots in the Attic: A Granddaughter's Search for a Cherokee Past, Connie May Fowler
    Fatherless America, David Blankenhorn
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    The Incredible Shrinking Family, Robert B. Reich
  • III. Self with Friends
    Liked for Myself, Maya Angelou
    A Small Act, Jimmy Carter
    A Boyhood Friendship in a Divided Valley, Ben Kamin
    Vinnie's Jacket, AnnaNussbaum
    College Friends, Jennifer Crichton
    What Are Friends For?, Marion Winik
    Breaking Away, Bob Herbert
    Only Reconnect, Jon Spayde
    The Difference Between Male and Female Friendships, Ellen Goodman and Patricia O'Brien
    What Friends Are For, Philip Lopate
    A Simple Gift, Robert J. Matthews
  • IV. Self with Dates and Mates
    Relationships 101, Rebecca Winters Madison
    From Front Porch to Back Seat, Beth Bailey
    Just Saying No to the Dating Industry, Kate Zernike
    Finding a Wife, Gary Soto
    My Home, My World, Archena Bhalla
    Teen Bride, Maggie Kirn
    Trouble in Paradise, Lee Ardell
    How Do I Love Thee?, Robert J. Trotter
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    Marriage and Divorce American Style, E. Mavis Hetherington
    Why the M Word Matters to Me, Andrew Sullivan
    Gay Marriage—and Marriage, Sam Schulman
  • V. Self with Work
    Easy Job, Good Wages, Jesus Colon
    The Way We Worked, Tom Brokaw
    The Case Against Chores, Jane Smiley
    W-O-R-K, Brian Braaksma
    Girl in an Oven, Sarah Jeanette Smith
    One Man's Kids, Daniel Meier
    Working with Difficult People, Constance Faye Mudore
    Workplace Violence: Going "Postal," Paula Bryant
    Less Is More: A Call for Shorter Work Hours, Barbara Brandt
    What You Do Is What You Are, Nickie McWhirter
    The Future of Work, Robert B. Reich
    Can't Hear Your Inner Voice?, Anjula Razdan
  • VI. Self with Society
    Getting to Know About You and Me, Chana Schoenberger
    Indian Education, Sherman Alexie
    The Scholarship Jacket, Marta Salinas
    Cultural Diversity, Joan Marie Snider
    Anonymous Victims of Dreams and a River, Victor Landa
    The Citizenship Boom, Nathan Glazer
    Coming to America, Jonathan Rauch
    People Like Us, David Brooks
    Mongrel America, Gregory Rodriguez
    The Resegregation of a Southern School, Douglas A. Blackmon
    The Recoloring of Campus Life, Shelby Steele
    I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • VII. Self with Technology and Media
    The Plot Against People, Russell Baker
    Nena's Tamale Machine, Diane Gonzales Bertrand
    Technology and the Hearing Impaired, Tammy Holm
    The Distorting Mirror of Reality TV, Sarah Coleman
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    Are Video Games Really So Bad?, Joshua Quittner
    Oversimulated Suburbia, David Brooks
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
    We ALL Pay for Internet Plagiarism, Ellen Laird
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Hype, Spin, Puffery, and Lies: Should We Be Scared?, Lane Jennings
    Rising to the Occasion, Rem Rieder
  • VIII. Self with Heroes
    Larger Than Life, Philip Toshio Sudo
    September 11, 2001: Answering the Call, Bill Moon
    Real Superheroes, Dan Levin
    Hero Inflation, Nicholas Thompson
    Sometimes Heroism Is a Moving Target: The Ordeal of Jessica Lynch, Mark Bowden
    Giving Students the Heroes They Need, Peter H. Gibbon
    George Washington: A Hero for American Students?, Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. and Clifford T. Bennett
    The New Heroes and Role Models, Tyler Cowen
    Rosa Parks, Linda Kulman
    From a Cuban Heart, Christopher John Farley
    The Virtue of the Weaponed Hero, Almira F. Poudrier
    True Grit, Barry Targan
  • Rhetorical Table of Contents
  • Cause and Effect
    The Name Is Mine, Anna Quindlen
    The Jacket, Gary Soto
    Living in Two Worlds, Marcus Mabry
    Hearing the Sweetest Songs, Nicolette Toussaint
    Call Me Crazy, But I Have to Be Myself, Mary Seymour
    A Thanksgiving Feast in Aburi, Maya Angelou
    The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life, May Sarton
    Mother, Father, Neighbor, Sue Miller
    The Old Man, Larry L. King
    A Daughter's Journey, Sharon Liao
    Hold the Mayonnaise, Julia Alvarez
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    No Snapshots in the Attic: A Granddaughter's Search for a Cherokee Past, Connie May Fowler
    Fatherless America, David Blankenhorn
    The Incredible Shrinking Family, Robert B. Reich
    Liked for Myself, Maya Angelou
    A Small Act, Jimmy Carter
    Vinnie's Jacket, Anna Nussbaum
    Breaking Away, Bob Herbert
    Relationships 101, Rebecca Winters Madison
    My Home, My World, Archena Bhalla
    Teen Bride, Maggie Kirn
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    Marriage and Divorce American Style, E. Mavis Hetherington
    Why the M Word Matters to Me, Andrew Sullivan
    Gay Marriage—and Marriage, Sam Schulman
    Easy Job, Good Wages, Jesus Colon
    The Way We Worked, Tom Brokaw
    The Case Against Chores, Jane Smiley
    W-O-R-K, Brian Braaksma
    Less Is More: A Call for Shorter Work Hours, Barbara Brandt
    Getting to Know About You and Me, Chana Schoenberger
    Indian Education, Sherman Alexie
    People Like Us, David Brooks
    Mongrel America, Gregory Rodriguez
    The Resegration of a Southern School, Douglas A. Blackmon
    The Recoloring of Campus Life, Shelby Steele
    Nena's Tamale Machine, Diane Gonzales Bertrand
    Technology and the Hearing Impaired, Tammy Holm
    The Distorting Mirror of Reality TV, Sarah Coleman
    Are Video Games Really So Bad?, Joshua Quittner
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
    We ALL Pay for Internet Plagiarism, Ellen Laird
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Rising to the Occasion, Rem Rieder
    Hero Inflation, Nicholas Thompson
    Sometimes Heroism Is a Moving Target: The Ordeal of Jessica Lynch, Mark Bowden
    Rosa Parks, Linda Kulman
    From a Cuban Heart, Christopher John Farley
    The Virtue of the Weaponed Hero, Almira F. Poudrier
  • Classification and Analysis
    I'm Just Me, Lylah M. Alphonse
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    College Friends, Jennifer Crichton
    What Are Friends For?, Marion Winik
    What Friends Are For, Philip Lopate
    From Front Porch to Back Seat, Beth Bailey
    How Do I Love Thee?, Robert J. Trotter
    Marriage and Divorce American Style, E. Mavis Hetherington
    Working with Difficult People, Constance Faye Mudore
    The Future of Work, Robert B. Reich
    Can't Hear Your Inner Voice?, Anjula Razdan
    The Plot Against People, Russell Baker
    Technology and the Hearing Impaired, Tammy Holm
    The Distorting Mirror of Reality TV, Sarah Coleman
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    Oversimulated Suburbia, David Brooks
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Hype, Spin, Puffery, and Lies: Should We Be Scared?, Lane Jennings
    Real Superheroes, Dan Levin
    Sometimes Heroism Is a Moving Target: The Ordeal of Jessica Lynch, Mark Bowden
    George Washington: A Hero for American Students?, Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. and Clifford T. Bennett
    The New Heroes and Role Models, Tyler Cowen
    Rosa Parks, Linda Kulman
    From a Cuban Heart, Christopher John Farley
    The Virtue of the Weaponed Hero, Almira F. Poudrier
  • Comparison and Contrast
    My Name, Sandra Cisneros
    The Name Is Mine, Anna Quindlen
    Living in Two Worlds, Marcus Mabry
    Hold the Mayonnaise, Julia Alvarez
    Brothers, Bret Lott
    Fatherless America, David Blankenhorn
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    The Difference Between Male and Female Friendships, Ellen Goodman and Patricia O'Brien
    From Front Porch to Back Seat, Beth Bailey
    My Home, My World, Archena Bhalla
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    Marriage and Divorce American Style, E. Mavis Hetherington
    Gay Marriage—and Marriage, Sam Schulman
    Less Is More: A Call for Shorter Work Hours, Barbara Brandt
    Nena's Tamale Machine, Diane Gonzales Bertrand
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
  • Definition
    Growing Up Asian, Kesaya E. Noda
    Fatherless America, David Blankenhorn
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    The Incredible Shrinking Family, Robert B. Reich
    College Friends, Jennifer Crichton
    What Friends Are For, Philip Lopate
    Relationships 101, Rebecca Winters Madison
    From Front Porch to Back Seat, Beth Bailey
    How Do I Love Thee?, Robert J. Trotter
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    Marriage and Divorce American Style, E. Mavis Hetherington
    Why the M Word Matters to Me, Andrew Sullivan
    Gay Marriage—and Marriage, Sam Schulman
    Working with Difficult People, Constance Faye Mudore
    Workplace Violence: Going "Postal," Paula Bryant
    The Distorting Mirror of Reality TV, Sarah Coleman
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    We ALL Pay for Internet Plagiarism, Ellen Laird
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Larger Than Life, Philip Toshio Sudo
    September 11, 2001: Answering the Call, Bill Moon
    Real Superheroes, Dan Levin
    Hero Inflation, Nicholas Thompson
    Giving Students the Heroes They Need, Peter H. Gibbon
    The New Heroes and Role Models, Tyler Cowen
    True Grit, Barry Targan
  • Description
    My Name, Sandra Cisneros
    I'm Just Me, Lylah M. Alphonse
    Growing Up Asian, Kesaya E. Noda
    A Thanksgiving Feast in Aburi, Maya Angelou
    The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life, May Sarton
    Mother, Father, Neighbor, Sue Miller
    The Old Man, Larry L. King
    A Daughter's Journey, Sharon Liao
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    Brothers, Bret Lott
    Keepsakes, Steve Sherwood
    No Snapshots in the Attic: A Granddaughter's Search for a Cherokee Past, Connie May Fowler
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    A Boyhood Friendship in a Divided Valley, Ben Kamin
    Vinnie's Jacket, Anna Nussbaum
    A Simple Gift, Robert J. Matthews
    Finding a Wife, Gary Soto
    Teen Bride, Maggie Kirn
    One Man's Kids, Daniel Meier
    Anonymous Victims of Dreams and a River, Victor Landa
    Coming to America, Jonathan Rauch
    Nena's Tamale Machine, Diane Gonzales Bertrand
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
    True Grit, Barry Targan
  • Exemplification and Illustration
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    Brothers, Bret Lott
    College Friends, Jennifer Crichton
    Breaking Away, Bob Herbert
    Only Reconnect, Jon Spayde
    The Difference Between Male and Female Friendships, Ellen Goodman and Patricia O'Brien
    What Friends Are For, Philip Lopate
    Relationships 101, Rebecca Winters Madison
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    The Case Against Chores, Jane Smiley
    One Man's Kids, Daniel Meier
    Working with Difficult People, Constance Faye Mudore
    What You Do Is What You Are, Nickie McWhirter
    Coming to America, Jonathan Rauch
    People Like Us, David Brooks
    The Resegregation of a Southern School, Douglas A. Blackmon
    The Plot Against People, Russell Baker
    Technology and the Hearing Impaired, Tammy Holm
    Are Video Games Really So Bad?, Joshua Quittner
    Oversimulated Suburbia, David Brooks
    Fraternities of Netheads: Internet Addiction on Campus, Kimberly S. Young
    We ALL Pay for Internet Plagiarism, Ellen Laird
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Hype, Spin, Puffery, and Lies: Should We Be Scared?, Lane Jennings
    Rising to the Occasion, Rem Rieder
    Larger Than Life, Philip Toshio Sudo
    September 11, 2001: Answering the Call, Bill Moon
    Real Superheroes, Dan Levin
    Giving Students the Heroes They Need, Peter H. Gibbon
    The New Heroes and Role Models, Tyler Cowen
    The Virtue of the Weaponed Hero, Almira F. Poudrier
    True Grit, Barry Targan
  • Narration
    The Name Is Mine, Anna Quindlen
    The Jacket, Gary Soto
    Salvation, Langston Hughes
    Nobody Listens When I Talk, Annette Sanford
    Living in Two Worlds, Marcus Mabry
    Hearing the Sweetest Songs, Nicolette Toussaint
    Call Me Crazy, But I Have to Be Myself, Mary Seymour
    A Thanksgiving Feast in Aburi, Maya Angelou
    Mother, Father, Neighbor, Sue Miller
    The Old Man, Larry L. King
    A Daughter's Journey, Sharon Liao
    A Parent's Journey Out of the Closet, Agnes G. Herman
    Adoption Should Be Color-Blind, Kristin St. John
    Hold the Mayonnaise, Julia Alvarez
    Sibling Imprints, Francine Klagsbrun
    Brothers, Bret Lott
    Keepsakes, Steve Sherwood
    No Snapshots in the Attic: A Granddaughter's Search for a Cherokee Past, Connie May Fowler
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    Liked for Myself, Maya Angelou
    A Small Act, Jimmy Carter
    A Boyhood Friendship in a Divided Land, Ben Kamin
    Vinnie's Jacket, Anna Nussbaum
    A Simple Gift, Robert J. Matthews
    Finding a Wife, Gary Soto
    My Home, My World, Archena Bhalla
    Teen Bride, Maggie Kirn
    Trouble in Paradise, Lee Ardell
    Easy Job, Good Wages, Jesus Colon
    W-O-R-K, Brian Braaksma
    Girl in an Oven, Sarah Jeanette Smith
    One Man's Kids, Daniel Meier
    Working with Difficult People, Constance Faye Mudore
    Indian Education, Sherman Alexie
    Getting to Know About You and Me, Chana Schoenberger
    The Scholarship Jacket, Marta Salinas
    Nena's Tamale Machine, Diane Gonzales Bertrand
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    We ALL Pay for Internet Plagiarism, Ellen Laird
    Internet Insecurity, Adam Cohen
    Rising to the Occasion, Rem Rieder
    September 11, 2001: Answering the Call, Bill Moon
    Sometimes Heroism Is a Moving Target: The Ordeal of Jessica Lynch, Mark Bowden
    George Washington: A Hero for American Students?, Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. and Clifford T. Bennett
    The New Heroes and Role Models, Tyler Cowen
    Rosa Parks, Linda Kulman
    From a Cuban Heart, Christopher John Farley
  • Persuasion and Argument
    Hearing the Sweetest Songs, Nicolette Toussaint
    Adoption Should Be Color-Blind, Kristin St. John
    Fatherless America, David Blankenhorn
    The Perfect Family, Alice Hoffman
    Breaking Away, Bob Herbert
    Only Reconnect, Jon Spayde
    Why the M Word Matters to Me, Andrew Sullivan
    Gay Marriage—and Marriage, Sam Schulman
    The Way We Worked, Tom Brokaw
    The Case Against Chores, Jane Smiley
    Workplace Violence: Going "Postal," Paula Bryant
    Less Is More: A Call for Shorter Work Hours, Barbara Brandt
    What You Do Is What You Are, Nickie McWhirter
    Getting to Know About You and Me, Chana Schoenberger
    Indian Education, Sherman Alexie
    Cultural Diversity, Joan Marie Snider
    Anonymous Victims of Dreams and a River, Victor Landa
    The Citizenship Boom, Nathan Glazer
    Coming to America, Jonathan Rauch
    People Like Us, David Brooks
    Mongrel America, Gregory Rodriguez
    The Resegregation of a Southern School, Douglas A. Blackmon
    The Recoloring of Campus Life, Shelby Steele
    I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Hype, Spin, Puffery, and Lies: Should We Be Scared?, Lane Jennings
    Real Superheroes, Dan Levin
    Giving Students the Heroes They Need, Peter H. Gibbon
    George Washington: A Hero for American Students?, Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. and Clifford T. Bennett
  • Process
    A Parent's Journey Out of the Closet, Agnes G. Herman
    Relationships 101, Rebecca Winters Madison
    From Front Porch to Back Seat, Beth Bailey
    The Good Marriage, Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
    Technology and the Hearing Impaired, Tammy Holm
    The Real Digital Divide, Shari Caudron
    Oversimulated Suburbia, David Brooks
    September 11, 2001: Answering the Call, Bill Moon
    Hero Inflation, Nicholas Thompson
    The Virtue of the Weaponed Hero, Almira F. Poudrier

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