The Short Prose Reader with Student Access to Catalyst / Edition 11

The Short Prose Reader with Student Access to Catalyst / Edition 11

by Gilbert H. Muller, Harvey S. Wiener, Harvey S. Wiener
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073210390

ISBN-13: 9780073210391

Pub. Date: 07/29/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The


This rhetorically organized reader, maintains the best features of the earlier editions: lively reading selections supported by helpful apparatus to integrate reading and writing in college composition and reading courses. In working through the text, the student progresses from key aspects of the writing and reading processes to chapters on the essential…  See more details below

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This rhetorically organized reader, maintains the best features of the earlier editions: lively reading selections supported by helpful apparatus to integrate reading and writing in college composition and reading courses. In working through the text, the student progresses from key aspects of the writing and reading processes to chapters on the essential patterns of writing and then to more rigorous forms of analysis and argument. Each chapter provides diverse and lively prose models suited for discussion, analysis, and imitation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073210391
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/29/2005
Edition description:
REV
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


*New to this edition
1. ON WRITING
*Pat Mora, "A Latina in Kentucky"
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., "How to Write with Style"
William Zinsser, "Simplicity"
Amy Tan, "Mother Tongue" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 1
From Seeing to Writing
2. ON READING
Judith Ortiz Cofer, "Volar"
Malcolm X, "Prison Studies"
Ellen Tashie Frisina, "'See Spot Run': Teaching my Grandmother to Read"
*Richard Rodriguez, "Open the Doors of Your Mind with Books" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 2
From Seeing to Writing
3. DESCRIPTION
Annie Dillard, "In the Jungle"
Maxine Hong Kingston, "Catfish in the Bathtub"
*Suzanne Berne, "My Ticket to the Disaster"
Virginia Wolff, "The Death of the Moth" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 3
From Seeing to Writing
4. NARRATION
Elizabeth Wong, "The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl"
Langston Hughes, "Salvation"
*David Sedaris, "Let It Snow"
George Orwell, "A Hanging" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 4
From Seeing to Writing
5. ILLUSTRATION
Brent Staples, "Night Walker"
Barbara Ehrenreich, "What I’ve Learned from Men"
*U.S. Department of Defense, "Apocalypse Now"
Amartya Sen, "A World Not Neatly Divided" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 5
From Seeing to Writing
6. COMPARISON AND CONTRAST
Rachel Carson, "A Fable for Tomorrow"
*Dave Barry, "Punch and Judy"
Michele Ingrassia, "The Body of the Beholder"
Katha Pollitt, "Why Boys Don’t Play withDolls" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 6
From Seeing to Writing
7. DEFINITION
*Dagoberto Gilb, "Pride"
Suzanne Britt Jordan, "Fun, Oh Boy, Fun. You Could Die from It".
Gloria Naylor, "A Word’s Meaning"
David Brooks, "The Organization Kid" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 7
From Seeing to Writing
8. CLASSIFICATION
Judith Viorst, "Friends, Good Friends—And Such Good Friends"
*Scott Russell Sanders, "The Men We Carry in Our Minds"
Rashup, "The American Dream for Sale: Ethnic Images in Magazines"
James T. Baker, "How Do We Find the Student in a World of Academic Gymnasts and Worker Ants?" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 8
From Seeing to Writing
9. PROCESS ANALYSIS
*Bill Bryson, "Your New Computer"
Ernest Hemingway, "Camping Out"
Bruce Jay Friedman, "Eating Alone in Restaurants."
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "In the Kitchen" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 9
From Seeing to Writing
10. CAUSE-AND-EFFECT ANALYSIS
Stephen King, "Why We Crave Horror Movies"
*Elie Wiesel, "The America I Love"
Harry Crews, "Why I Live Where I Live"
*Gina Barreca, "Why Women Laugh" (Mixing Patterns)
Summing Up: Chapter 10
From Seeing to Writing
11. ARGUMENTATION AND PERSUASION
ARGUMENTS PRO AND CON: REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY
Manning Marable, "An Idea Whose Time Has Come..." (Mixing Patterns)
Shelby Steele, "... Or A Childish Illusion of Justice"
THE FEDERAL MARRIAGE AMENDMENT
*William Kristol, "For the Marriage Amendment"
*Andrew Sullivan, "A Call to Arms"
MAJOR ISSUES IN TODAY’S WORLD
PERSPECTIVES ON IDENTITY
Jonathan Kozol, "Are the Homeless Crazy?" (Mixing Patterns)
Ronald Takaki, "The Harmful Myth of Asian Superiority" (Mixing Patterns)
Anna Quindlen, "Women Are Just Better" (Mixing Patterns)
PERSPECTIVES ON POLITICAL RIGHTS
Molly Ivins, "Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns"
Julie Bosman, "The (No) Free Speech Movement"
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream"
PERSPECTIVES ON THE AIDS EPIDEMIC
*Lynsey J. Proctor, "Sex Education Can Learn from Bananas"
*Richard Holbrooke and Richard Furman, "A Global Battle’s Missing Weapon"
*Brent Staples, "Avoiding the Truth of What’s Needed to Fight AIDS: Needle Programs"
Summing Up: Chapter 11
From Seeing to Writing
APPENDIX: A GUIDE TO RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION
What Are Research and Documentation?
The Research Process
Phase I: Choosing and Limiting a Topic
Phase II: Gathering and Organizing Material
Phase III: Writing the Paper
Phase IV: Documenting Sources
Sample Student Research Paper

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