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Author: Santi V Buscemi; Charlotte Smith
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

Includes readings that represent a variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests.


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Santi V Buscemi; Charlotte Smith
ISBN: 007246545X 9780072465457
OCLC Number: 51647425
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 517 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: * - indicates selection new to this edition Chapter One: Narration *George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant Langston Hughes: Salvation Related Reading: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch1 Maya Angelou: Grandmother's Victory Related Reading: Cofer, A Partial Remembrance..., Ch 2 Noda, Growing Up Asian in America, Ch 5 Maxine Hong Kingston: No Name Woman *Macolm X: Coming to an Awareness of Language Related Reading: Naylor, Meanings of a Word Ch 4 Steele, Black Men and Public Space, Ch 7 *David Sedaris: Me Talk Pretty One Day Chapter Two: Description James Baldwin: Fifth Avenue, Uptown Related Reading: Steele, Black Men and Public Space, Ch 7 Virginia Woolf: The Death of the Moth N. Scott Momaday: The Way to Rainy Mountain Related Reading: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch1 E.B. White: Once More to the Lake Joan Didion: Marrying Absurd Related Reading: Fox, Gawk Shows, Ch 9 *Judith Ortiz Cofer: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood Related Reading: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch1 Hughes: Salvation, Ch 1 Chapter Three: Process Analysis Alexander Petrunkevitch: The Spider and the Wasp Jessica Mitford: Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain Sue Hubbell: Honey Harvest Richard Marius: Writing Drafts Adam Goodheart: How to Paint a Fresco *Diane Ackerman: Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall Related Reading: Petrunkevitch, The Spider and the Wasp, Ch 3 Cole, The Arrow of Time, Ch 8 Chapter Four: Definition Susan Sontag: Women's Beauty: Put Down of Power Source? Jo Goodwin Parker: What is Poverty? Related Reading: Ehrenreich, A Step Back to the Workhouse? Ch 10 Hardin: Lifeboat Ethics, Ch 10 Gloria Steinem: Erotica and Pornography Nancy Mairs: On Being a Cripple *Gloria Naylor: Meanings of a Word Related Reading: Malcolm X, Coming to an Awareness..., Ch 1 *Ellen Goodman: The Company Man Related Reading: Lutz, Doublespeak Ch 5 Chapter Five: Classification and Division Gail Sheehy: Predictable Crises of Adulthood Donald Hall: Four Kinds of Reading Kesaya E. Noda: Growing Up Asian in America Related Reading: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory Ch 1 Judity Viorst: The Truth about Lying William Lutz: Doublespeak *Jonathan Lethem: 9 Failures of the Imagination Chapter Six: Comparison and Contrast May Sarton: The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life Bruce Catton: Grant and Lee: As Study in Contrasts Deborah Tannen: Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers Mark Twain: Two Views of the Mississippi Scott Russell Sanders: The Men We Carry in Our Minds Related Reading: Staples, Black Men and Public Space, Ch 7 Goodman, The Company Man, Ch 4 *Suzanne Britt: Neat People vs. Sloppy People Chapter Seven: Example and Illustration Robertson Davies: A Few Kind Words for Supersition Peter Farb and George Armelagos: Patterns of Eating Edward T. Hall: The Anthropology of Manners Barbara Huttman: A Crime of Compassion Brent Staples: Black men and Public Space Related Reading: Sanders: The Men We Carry in Our Minds, Ch 6 *Franz Kafka, Letter to His Father Chapter Eight: Cause and Effect Norman Cousins: Pain Is Not the Ultimate Enemy Shelby Steele: White Guilt Barbara Dafoe Whitehead: Where Have All the Parents Gone? Related Reading: Cofer, A Partial Remembrance..., Ch 2 Philip Meyer: If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Strange, Would You? Probably *K.C. Cole: The Arrow of Time Related Reading: Ackerman, Why Leaves Turn Color..., Ch 3 *Calvin Trillin: It's Just Too Late Chapter Nine: Analogy Plato: The Myth of the Cave Albert Camus: The Myth of Sisyphus Alice Walker: Am I Blue? Nicols Fox: Gawk Show Harace Miner: Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Loren Eiseley: The Cosmic Prison Chapter Ten: Argument and Persuasion ARGUMENT Welfare Reform Barbara Ehrenreich: A Step Back to the Workhouse? Garrett Hardin: Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor Related Reading: Whitehead, Where Have All the Parents Gone? Ch 8 Free Speech Nat Hentoff: Should This Student Have Been Expelled? Alan M. Dershowiz: Shouting "Fire!" *Wendy Kaminer: Virtual Rape Rape Camille Paglia: Rape and Modern Sex War Susan Jacoby: Common Decency PERSUASION Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal Related Reading: Parker, What Is Poverty? Ch 4 Marine Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream Related Reading: Malcolm X, Coming to an Awareness, Ch 1 Debra Dickerson: Who Shot Johnny? Richard Rodriguez: Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic *Judy Brady: Why I Want a Wife *Naomi Shahib Nye: To Any Would-Be Terrorists *Jonathan Kozol: The Details of Life Chapter Eleven: Mixed Strategies Stephen J. Gould: Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs Amy Tan: Mother Tongue Lars Eighner: On Dumpster Diving *Andrew Sullivan: This Is a Religious War Related Reading: Nye: To Any Would-Be Terrorists, Ch 10 *Sandra Cisneros: Only Daughter Related Reading: Cofer, A Partial Remembrance..., Ch 2 *Annie Dillard: Total Eclipse *Ian Frazier: Coyote vs. Acme Related Reading: Goodman, The Company Man, Ch 4
Other Titles: Seventy-five readings plus
Responsibility: [edited by] Santi V. Buscemi, Charlotte Smith.
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