The Short Prose Reader / Edition 9

The Short Prose Reader / Edition 9

by Gilbert H. Muller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072292636

ISBN-13: 9780072292633

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780072292633
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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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