The Short Prose Reader / Edition 8

The Short Prose Reader / Edition 8

by Gilbert H. Muller, Harvey S. Wiener
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070440166

ISBN-13: 9780070440166

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This rhetorically organized, student-friendly reader includes short essays on a range of topics. Each selection is supported by exceptionally thorough and thoughtfully designed editorial apparatus that integrates reading, writing, and critical thinking. The quality, variety, and number of reading, writing, and thinking prompts provide students with ample support for

Overview

This rhetorically organized, student-friendly reader includes short essays on a range of topics. Each selection is supported by exceptionally thorough and thoughtfully designed editorial apparatus that integrates reading, writing, and critical thinking. The quality, variety, and number of reading, writing, and thinking prompts provide students with ample support for reading and writing and can be adapted to a number of teaching approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070440166
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512

Table of Contents

* indicates a selection new to this editionChapter 1: On Writing *Russell Baker: On Becoming a Writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: How to Write with Style Amy Tan: Mother Tongue William Zinsser: Simplicity Chapter 2: On Reading Eudora Welty: One Writer's Beginnings *Judith Ortiz Cofer: Volar Malcolm X: Prison Studies Ellen Tashie Frisina: “See Spot Run”: Teaching My Grandmother to Read Chapter 3: Description *Annie Dillard: In the Jungle Maxine Hong Kingston: Catfish in the Bathtub Richard Selzer: The Discus Thrower Virginia Woolf: The Death of the Moth Chapter 4: Narration Elizabeth Wong: The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl Langston Hughes: Salvation George Orwell: A Hanging Grace Paley: Travelling Chapter 5: Illustration Brent Staples: Night Walker Barbara Ehrenreich: What I've Learned from Men *Amarty Sen: A World Not Neatly Divided Lewis Thomas: Death in the Open Chapter 6: Comparison and Contrast Rachel Carson: A Fable for Tomorrow (and more...)

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