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Between worlds : a reader, rhetoric, and handbook

Author: Susan Bachmann; Melinda Barth
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bachmann; Melinda Barth
ISBN: 9780205693023 0205693024
OCLC Number: 268788431
Description: xx, 636 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: * New readings and sections are marked with an asterisk.Rhetorical Contents Preface I THE READER Getting the Most from Your Reading Active Reading Thanksgiving, Ellen Goodman Discussion of Active Reading Active Reading as Prewriting Practicing Active Reading Ch 1 Between Generations "My Son, My Compass," Janna Malamud Smith "The Good Daughter," Caroline Hwang* "The Color of Love," Danzy Senna "Breaking Tradition" (poem), Janice Mirikitani* "On Teenagers and Tattoos," Andres Martin* "Under My Skin," Jon Bowen "The Only Child," John Leonard "Are Families Dangerous?" Barbara Ehrenreich * "The Lanyard" (poem), Billy Collins "Your Place is Empty" (fiction), Anne Tyler Ch 2 Between Genders* "Boy Friend: Between Those Two Words, A Guy Can Get Crushed," Libby Copeland* "Modern Romance," Celeste Biever "Virtual Love," Meghan Daum "Who's Cheap?" Adair Lara "Peaches" (fiction), Reginald McKnight "Blue Spruce" (poem), Stephen Perry "Watching My Back," Jeff Z. Klein "Pigskin, Patriarchy, and Pain," Don Sabo "When a Woman Says No," Ellen Goodman "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" (fiction), Joyce Carol Oates Ch 3 Between Cultures "Living in Two Worlds," Marcus Mabry* "Conspiracy Against Assimilation," Robert J. Samuelson* "Terra Firma-A Journey from Migrant Farm Labor to Neurosurgery," Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa * "Race is a Four-Letter Word," Teja Arboleda "An Identity Reduced to a Burka," Semeen Issa & Laila Al-Marayati* "Hidden in Plain Sight," Zaiba Malik "Mr. Z" (poem), M. Carl Holman "The Red Convertible" (fiction), Louise Erdrich Los Vendidos (play), Luis Valdez Ch 4 Between Perceptions "Living Under Circe's Spell," Matthew Soyster* "The Difference Between Pity and Empathy," John A. Vaughn* "The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination," J. K. Rowling "The Myth of the Latin Woman," Judith Ortiz Cofer* "If the Genes Fit," Dan Neil "Black Men and Public Space," Brent Staples* "Who Shot Johnny?" Debra Dickerson* "King Curtis's Echo," Max Thayer "Facing It" (poem), Yusef Komanyaka "Discrimination at Large," Jennifer A. Coleman "O.K., So I'm Fat," Neil Steinberg "'Diabesity,' a Crisis in an Expanding Country," Jane E. Brody "Bodily Harm," Pamela Erens* "Six Rules for Eating Wisely," Michael Pollan Ch. 5 Between Points of View* "The Whole World Is Watching," Thomas L. Friedman* "YouTube This!" Joe Queenan* "When the Patient Is a Googler," Scott Haig* "Is There a Doctor in the Mouse?" Rahul K. Parikh* "Why Reality TV Is Good for Us," James Poniewozik* "When Reality TV Gets Too Real," Jeremy W. Peters "Coke," Philip Dacey* "The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)," Andy Warhol "Makes Learning Fun," Clifford Stoll "From Learning as Torture to Learning as Fun," Don Tapscott "In Groups We Shrink," Carol Tavris "Shooting an Elephant," George Orwell* "The Rights of the Born," Anne Lamott* "Tilling a New World," Bill McKibben "Three Ways of Meeting Oppression," Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapter 6 Between ScreensAmerican Beauty "Transcending the Suburbs," David Denby "Dad's Dead, and He's Still a Funny Guy," Janet Maslin "The Rose's Thorns," Kenneth TuranOrdinary People* "Ordinary People," Vincent Canby* "Ordinary People," Roger Ebert* "Watching Movies with Denzel Washington: An Eye for Bold Choices," Rick LymanCrash "Angry People," David Denby "Crash," Roger Ebert "Bigotry as the Outer Side of Inner Angst," A. O. ScottAn Inconvenient Truth* "Al Gore Warms Up to a Very Hot Topic," Kevin Crust* "Did Al Get the Science Right?" Katharine Mieszkowski* "Warning of Calamities and Hoping for a Change," A.O. ScottMan on Wire* "Walking on Air Between the Towers," A. O. Scott* "Man on Wire," Kenneth Turan II THE RHETORIC Chapter 8 Organizing and Drafting an EssayFrom Prewriting to PurposeDiscovering the Claim-From General to SpecificSupporting a ThesisWriting an OutlineWriting a ParagraphUsing Sources for SupportParaphrasing Chapter 9 Revising an EssayRewriting and RewritingThinking Critically for an Audience A Checklist for Revising and Editing Papers Student Example: Final Essay Dieting Daze: No In-Between by Rachel KrellRewriting for CoherenceWriting Titles Writing IntroductionsFinal Tips for Revising Chapter 10 Writing to Persuade Prevalence of Persuasion Persuasion as Argument The Doubting and Believing GamesWhen to Use ArgumentBrainstorming for an ArgumentExplicit and Implicit ArgumentsAn Explicit Arguments An Implicit ArgumentArguments and ProposalsSound Reasoning and Critical ThinkingAudience and ArgumentArgument IntroductionsOrganizing and Developing An ArgumentPreparing Your ArgumentAvoiding Logical FallaciesStrategies for Writing An Argument EssayIllustrations from the TextConceding and RefutingEvaluating an Argument Example: An Argument Essay My Favorite School Class: Involuntary Servitude: Joe GoodwinFinal Tips for Argument Essays Chapter 11 Methods for Developing EssaysCombining Multiple Methods SummaryOrganizing and Developing a Summary Student Example: A Summary A Summary of "Three Ways of Meeting Oppression" Chris Thomas Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Summary as Part of a Larger Assignment Practicing Writing a SummaryFinal Tips for a Summary NarrationWhen to Use NarrationOrganizing and Developing a Narrative Student Example: A Narrative Through the Cracks Rebekah Hall-Naganuma Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing Essays with NarrationFinal Tips for a Narrative Evaluative ResponseWhen to Write an Evaluative Response EssayOrganizing and Developing an Evaluative Response Essay Student Example: An Evaluative Response Essay Thanksgiving Beyond the Cleaver Family Marin Kheng Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing an Evaluative Response EssayFinal Tips for an Evaluative Response Essay DefinitionWhen to Use DefinitionOrganizing and Developing a Definition Essay Example: An Essay Based on Definition **You Call That Irony? Jon Winokur Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing Definition EssaysFinal Tips for a Definition Essay Cause and EffectWhen to Use Cause-and-Effect DevelopmentOrganizing and Developing a Cause-and-Effect Essay Example: A Cause-and-Effect Essay I Confess Some Envy Robert McKelvey Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing Essays about Causes and EffectsFinal Tips for Cause-and-Effect Development Comparison and ContrastWhen to Use Comparison-Contrast DevelopmentOrganizing and Developing a Comparison-Contrast EssayWhich Method to Use: Block or Point by Point? Example: A Comparison-Contrast Essay Reality Check Alex Garcia Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing Essays That Use Comparison and ContrastFinal Tips for Comparison and Contrast Essays Writing an Essay ExamA Six-Step StrategyKey Words Used on Exams Chapter 12 AnalysisAnalysis of a Process, Problem, or Subject<When to Use AnalysisAnalysis of a Process Example: A Process Analysis Essay **How to Get Better Gas Mileage Katharine Mieszkowski Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing a Process Analysis EssayFinal Tips for a Process Analysis EssayAnalysis of a ProblemWhen to Use Problem AnalysisOrganizing and Developing a Problem Analysis Essay Example: A Problem Analysis Essay Don't Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgments Robert L. Heilbroner Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing a Problem Analysis EssayFinal Tips for a Problem Analysis EssayAnalysis of a SubjectBrainstorming for a TopicWhen to Use Subject AnalysisOrganizing and Developing a Subject AnalysisEssay Assignments for Subject AnalysisPoetry and Character AnalysisWhat Is Poetry Analysis? How to Actively Read a PoemActive Reading of a Poem Student Example: Poetry Analysis Breaking the Ties That Bind Robert Sakatani Analyzing the Writer's Strategy Practicing Writing Poetry AnalysisFinal Tips for Poetry AnalysisWhat Is Character Analysis? Character Analysis: Short StoryPrewriting for a Text-based Character StudyListing Information from a Short StoryArranging and Thesis Construction Student Example: Character Analysis Essay Who Were You, Connie, and Why Did You Go? Marianela EnriquezAnalyzing the Writer's StrategyPracticing Writing a Character AnalysisCharacter Analysis: Biography Student Example: Biography Essay The Earhart Appeal by Leselle NorvilleAnalyzing the Writer's StrategyWriting the ThesisSelecting Support to "Show" Not "Tell"ConclusionsFinal Tips for Writing a Focused Biography Chapter 13 Writing the Research PaperPlanning the Research PaperGathering Library MaterialBeginning an Internet Search-Some CautionsRefining an Internet SearchGathering Additional Information: The Interview Student Example: Research PaperDocumenting the Research Paper: MLA StyleDocumenting the Research Paper: APA Style Part III The HandbookChapter 14 Understanding How Sentences WorkSubjectsObjectsVerbsAdjectives and AdverbsPhrasesClausesSentence Variation Chapter 15 Understanding Common ErrorsFragmentsRun-on or Fused SentencesPronoun Reference AgreementPronoun CaseSubject-Verb AgreementShiftsMixed SentencesMisplaced and Dangling ModifiersFaulty Parallelism Chapter 16 Understanding Punctuation Chapter 17 Understanding Faulty Word Choice Chapter 18 Understanding Commonly Confused Words CreditsAuthor IndexSubject and Title IndexEditing Symbols chart inside back cover
Responsibility: Susan Bachmann, Melinda Barth.


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