Connections: Reading and Writing in Cultural Contexts / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
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This thematically arranged reader offers 76 selections from various genres, complemented by substantial reading, writing, and research instruction. The structure, the apparatus, and the readings in Connections all lead students to seek relationships: among the processes of reading, writing, and thinking; among the cultures that are represented by the diverse selections; and, most of all, between the students’ reading, writing, and thinking and the processes of their own lives. The collection offers numerous models of student writing at each stage of the writing process, including complete MLA and APA research papers.
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Table of ContentsReadings Arranged by Rhetorical StrategyPART I. ON READING AND WRITING 1. Critical Reading and Thinking: An Approach to Connecting Cultural Contexts �Body Ritual among the Nacirema,� by Horace Miner / What Is Culture? / Why Read and Think to Understand Cultures? / Strategies for Reading and Thinking across Cultures 2. The Processes of Writing: Issues and Strategies Understanding Your Own Writing Process / Understanding the Writing Task / Understanding the Process of Writing 3. The Aims of Writing Expressive Writing / One Student's Process for Expressive Writing / Informative and Explanatory Writing / One Student's Process for Informative and Explanatory Writing / Persuasive Writing / One Student's Process for Persuasive Writing PART II. READINGS 4. Arrivals, Roots, and Memories (and more...)