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Continuing to offer a superior teaching apparatus and a diverse collection of rhetorically arranged readings, The Sundance Reader is now enhanced with annotated essays and InfoTrac College Edition.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"It is very easy to creatively use this text in different way every semester."

"Connelly does an excellent job explaining how the modes fit into the writing process."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781428229723
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/3/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Connelly teaches at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He is the author of several books including THE SUNDANCE READER, THE SUNDANCE WRITER, and the developmental series GET WRITING.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. Cornel West - Black Political Leadership
2.Narration: Relating Events. Samuel Scudder - Take This Fish and Look at It (annotated). James Dillard - A DoctorÆs Dilemma. Ramon ôTianguisö Perez - The Fender-Bender. Nathan McCall - The Lesson. Michael Patrick MacDonald - Returning to Southie. Richard Preston - Ebola River. George Orwell - Shooting an Elephant. Oliver Sacks - The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Federal Bureau of Investigation - Interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald. Walter Lord - The Reconstructed Logbook of the Titanic
3.Description: Presenting Impressions. Jonathan Schell - Letter From Ground Zero (annotated). Chris Hedges - A Gaza Diary. Truman Capote - Out There. Luis Alberto Urrea - Border Story. JosT Antonio Burciaga - My Ecumenical Father. Carl T. Rowan - Unforgettable Miss Bessie. N. Scott Momaday - The Way to Rainy Mountain. E. B. White - Once More to the Lake. Frank Pilipp and Charles Shull - TV Movies of the First Decade of AIDS (Abstract). 3M Pharmaceutical - Sales Representative Want Ad. Monica Ramos - The RTsumT of Monica Ramos
4.Definition: Establishing Meaning. Eileen Simpson - Dyslexia (annotated). Janice Castro, Dan Cook, and Cristina Garcia - Spanglish. Ellen Goodman - The Company Man. Jonathan Ritter - The World View of a Computer Hacker. John Ciardi - What Is Happiness?. Marie Winn - TV Addiction. Terry Tempest Williams - Yucca. What is Terrorism?. The Encyclopedia of Psychology - Depression. Don D. Rosenberg - What Is Depression?
5.Comparison and Contrast: Indicating Similarities and Difference. Yi-Fu Tuan - Chinese Space, American Space (annotated). Bob Levey - Men vs. Women Over Walking at Night. William Zinsser - TheTransaction. Bruce Catton - Grant and Lee. Steven D. Stark - A Tale of Two Sitcoms. Michael Barone - Irish and Blacks. Bharati Mukherjee - Two Ways to Belong to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - One Internet, Two Nations. Peggy Kenna and Sondra Lacy - Communication Styles: United States and Taiwan
6.Analysis: Making Evaluations. William Raspberry - The Handicap of Definition (annotated). Michael Zielenziger - Black is Beautiful: Tokyo Style. Richard Brookhiser - The Skinny. Darrell Huff - How to Live with Statistics. Louis R. Mizell Jr. - WhoÆs Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls?. Jeanne McDowell - WhatÆs Wrong With This Picture?. Frank Pilipp and Charles Shull - TV Movies of the First Decade of AIDS. Philip Gourevich - What They Saw at the Holocaust Museum. Kimberly Crawford, J.D. - Surreptitious Recording of SuspectsÆ Conversations
7.Division and Classification: Separating into Parts and Rating Categories. Russell Baker - The Plot Against People (annotated). Mary Mebane - Black WasnÆt Beautiful. Judith Viorst - Friends, Good Friends--Such Good Friends. Martin Luther King Jr. - The Ways of Meeting Oppression. James Austin - Four Kinds of Chance. John Holt - Three Kinds of Discipline. Ann McClintock - Propaganda Techniques in TodayÆs Advertising. Northrop Frye - Our Three Languages. BlackÆs Law Dictionary - Homicide
8.Process: Explaining How Things Work and Giving Directions. Mortimer Adler - How to Mark a Book (annotated). Elizabeth Kolbert Birth of a TV Show: A Drama All Its Own. Armond D. Budish - Fender Bender DoÆs and DonÆtÆs. Marvin Harris - How Our Skins Got Their Color. Peter Elbow - Desperation Writing. Anne Weisbord - RTsumTs That Rate a Second Look. Eugene Raudsepp - Seeing Your Way Past Interview Jitters. Liz Grinslade - Evaluating a Job Opportunity. Charles N. Jamison Jr. - Why My Business Failed. Lucille Treganowan - Cleaning Battery Terminals
9.Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Predicting Results. Maya Angelou - Why Blacks Are Returning to Their Southern Roots (annotated). John Brooks - The Effects of the Telephone. John Taylor Gatto - Why Schools DonÆt Educate. Brent Staples - Black Men and Public Space. Alan Dershowitz - The ôAbuse Excuseö Is Detrimental to the Justice System. Leslie Abramson - The Abuse Defense Balances the Justice System. Jodi Jacobson - Swept Away. Jocelyn Tomkin - Hot Air. Thomas Jefferson, et. al. - The Declaration of Independence. Hewlett-Packard - Solving Printer Operation Problems
10.Argument and Persuasion: Influencing Readers. Scott Simon - Why Even Pacifists Support This War (annotated). Anna Quindlen - Uncle Sam and Aunt Samantha. Carl Sagan - Why We Need to Understand Science. Nat Hentoff - Should This Student Have Been Expelled?. Manning Marable - An Idea Whose Time Has Come. Shelby Steel - A Childish Illusion. Armando Rendon - Kiss of Death. Barbara Ehrenreich - Cultural Baggage. Albert Einstein - Letter to President Roosevelt, August 2, 1939. The Irish American Partnership - Irish Need Apply.
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