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The call to write

Author: John Trimbur
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Trimbur
ISBN: 0321207785 9780321207784 0321203054 9780321203052
OCLC Number: 55000403
Description: xlii, 703 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Detailed Contents --
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<Toc> --
Guide to Visuals --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
<Part Num="1"> --
Writing and Reading --
Introduction: The Call to Write --
Identifying and Responding to the Call to Write --
Factors That Writers Take Into Account --
Reflecting on Your Writing: The Call to Write --
<CHAP NUM="1">What Is Writing? Analyzing Literacy Events --
Reflecting on Your Writing: What Is Writing? --
Writing in Everyday Life --
Analyzing Writing in Everyday Life: A Shopping List --
Writing in the Workplace --
Analyzing Writing in the Workplace: --
David F. Gallagher, "Just Say No to H2O" --
Ethics of Writing --
Writing in the Public Sphere --
Analyzing Writing in the Public Sphere: Newsletter --
Going Online: Organizing Online Networks --
Writing in School --
Analyzing Writing in School: Samples from Grade 3 --
Samples of Writing in School --
Sample 1: High School Research Paper --
Sample 2: College Response Paper --
Analyzing a Literacy Event --
Frederick Douglass, from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass --
Eudora Welty, from One Writer's Beginnings --
Margaret J. Finders, from Just Girls --
Writing Assignment: Analyzing a Literacy Event --
Reflecting on Your Writing --
<CHAP NUM="2">Reading Strategies for Academic Purposes: Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation --
Reading as Research --
Getting Started: Previewing --
Strategies for Close Reading --
Underlining --
Annotation --
Jonathan Kozol, from Distancing the Homeless --
Summarizing --
Sample Summary of Distancing the Homeless --
Exploratory Writing --
Sample Exploratory Writing --
Outlining --
Sample Outline --
Describing the Writer's Strategy --
Sample Description of the Writer's Strategy --
Working Together --
Strategies for Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation --
Using Background Information --
The Context of Issues --
The Writer --
The Publication --
Analyzing the Writer's Purpose and Relationship to Readers --
Analyzing the Writer's Language --
Tone --
Denotation/Connotation --
Figures of Speech --
Stereotypes --
Sample Analysis of a Rhetorical Situation --
Kevin Powell, My Culture at the Crossroads --
Rhetorical Analysis of "My Culture at the Crossroads" --
Writing Assignment: Rhetorical Analysis --
Reflecting on Your Writing --
<features to be positioned within chapter> --
Ethics of Reading: Boredom and Persistence --
Writing Strategies --
Going Online: Evaluating Web Sites --
<CHAP NUM="3">Persuasion and Responsibility: Analyzing Arguments --
Working Together: Successful Persuasion --
Understanding Argument --
What Is Argument?: Dealing with Reasonable Differences --
Darcy Peters and Marcus Boldt: Exchange of Letters --
Working Together: Looking at Differences --
What Do Readers Expect from Arguments? --
Entering a Controversy --
Analyzing Issues --
Types of Issues --
Issues of Substantiation --
Issues of Evaluation --
Issues of Policy --
Controversy: Should High Schools Abolish Tracking and Assign Students to Mixed-Ability Classrooms Instead? --
Taking a Position: From Issues to Claims --
Developing a Persuasive Position --
What Are the Rhetorical Appeals? --
Malcolm X, from "The Ballot or the Bullet" --
Analysis of Persuasive Appeals in "The Ballot or the Bullet" --
Constructing an Appropriate Rhetorical Stance --
Two Letters of Application --
Letter 1 --
Letter 2 --
Working Together: Rhetorical Stance --
Making an Argument --
What Are the Parts of an Argument? --
Claims, Evidence, and Enabling Assumptions --
Questions to Ask About Evidence --
Working Together: Analyzing Claims, Evidence, and Enabling Assumptions --
Working Together: Backing an Argument --
Differing Views --
Summarize, Differing Views Fairly and Accurately --
Refuting Differing Views --
Conceding Differing Views --
Negotiating Differing Views --
Qualifiers --
Putting the Parts Together --
Working Together: Analyzing the Making of an Argument --
"Vigilant Neighbors or Big Brother Informants" --
Negotiating Differences --
Beyond the Pro and Con --
An Electronic Exchange of Views --
Going Online: Handling Differences --
Recognizing Ambiguities and Contradictions --
Anna Quindlen, Abortion Is Too Complex to Feel All One Way About --
Call for Moratorium on Executions --
Sample Rhetorical Analysis for an Argument --
Writing Assignment: Analyzing an Argument --
Reflecting on Your Writing --
<to be positioned within chapter> --
Ethics of Argument: The Writer's Responsibility --
<Part Num="2"> --
Writing Projects --
Introduction: Genres of Writing --
Genre Choices --
Understanding Genres of Writing --
The Arrangement of the Chapters --
<CHAP NUM="4">Letters: Establishing and Maintaining Relationships --
Thinking About the Genre --
Exploring Your Experience --
Readings: Letters on Iraq --
Project for the New American Century to President William J. Clinton --
Mary A. Wright to Secretary of State Colin Powell --
U.S. Navy Corpsman email from Iraq --
Analysis: Identifying the Rhetorical Situation --
Readings: Letters to the Editor --
Mark Patinkin, "Commit a Crime, Suffer the Consequences" --
Kristin Tardiff, Letter to the Editor --
John N. Taylor, Letter to the Editor --
Analysis: A Public Forum --
Readings: A Correspondence on Sweatshops --
John Peretti, "No Sweat, No Slang" --
Analysis: Transforming the Customer Letter --
Readings: Open Letters --
Open Letter: James Baldwin, "My Dungeon Shook: Letter to My Nephew" --
Analysis: Private and Public Audiences --
Visual Design[[emdash]]Letter of Appeal from Doctors Without Borders --
Analysis: The Visual Design of Letters of Appeal --
Further Exploration: Letter --
Genre Choices --
Ethics of Writing: Using the Internet --
Going Online: Instant Messages --
Working Together: Designing a Letter of Appeal --
Writing Assignment --
Composing a Letter --
Alternative Assignments --
Rhetorical Analysis --
Working with Sources --
Invention --
Identifying the Call to Write --
Exercise: Identifying a Topic --
Exercise: Writing a Statement of Purpose --
Understanding Your Readers --
Exercise: Addressing Your Reader --
Background Research: Finding Models --
Planning --
Establishing the Occasion --
Arranging Your Material --
Working Draft --
Beginnings and Endings: Using an Echo Effect --
Using Topic Sentences --
Peer Commentary --
Revising --
Strengthening Topic Sentences for Focus and Transition --
Writers' Workshop --
Michael Brody, Letter to the Editor --
Michael Brody's Commentary --
Workshop Questions --
Reflecting on Your Writing --
A Closing Note --
<CHAP NUM="5">Memoirs: Recalling Personal Experience --
Thinking About the Genre --
Exploring Your Experience --
Readings --
Gary Soto, "Black Hair" --
Analysis: A Moment of Revelation --
Annie Dillard, "Throwing Snowballs" --
Analysis: Re-creating Experience --
Tariq Ali, "An Atheist Childhood" --
Analysis: Using Episodes --
Visual Design[[emdash]]American Splendor: Comics as Memoir --
Analysis: Mixing Genres --
Ethics of Writing: Bearing Witness --
Further Exploration: Memoirs --
Genre Choices --
Going Online: Visiting Home Pages --
Working Together: Creating a Time Capsule --
Writing Assignment --
Writing Memoir --
Alternative Assignments --
Rhetorical Analysis --
Working with Sources --
Invention --
Sketching --
Working Together: Creating a Sketch --
Guidelines for Sketching --
Past and Present Perspectives --
Exercise: Exploring Past and Present Perspectives --
Background Research: Putting Events in Context --
Planning --
Arranging Your Material --
Working Draft --
Beginnings and Endings: Framing Your Memoir --
Selecting Detail --
Peer Commentary --
Exercise: Analyzing Your Draft --
Revising --
From Telling to Showing --
Writers' Workshop --
Jennifer Plante's Commentary --
Jennifer Plante, "Sunday Afternoons" --
Workshop Questions --
Reflecting on Your Writing --
A Closing Note --
<CHAP NUM="6">Public Documents: Codifying Beliefs and Practices --
Thinking About the Genre --
Exploring Your Experience --
Readings --
Encounters with Public Documents --
Abraham Verghese, from My Own Country --
Ellen Cushman, from The Struggle and the Tools --
Analysis: Encountering Public Documents as Literacy Events --
Ethics of Writing: Plain Language --
Manifestos --
The Mentor, "Hacker's Manifesto, or the Conscience of a Hacker" --
"Call of the World Social Movements" --
Analysis: The Rhetorical Situation --
Gallery of Petitions --
Kerwood Wolf Education Centre, "Stop the Aerial Slaughter of Alaska's Wolves" --
Amnesty International, "Call for Human Rights in Russia" --
Jason Pierce, "Tiger Woods[[emdash]]Stand Up for Equality[[emdash]]Augusta National Golf Club" --
Analysis: Looking at Voice in Petitions --
Visual Design[[emdash]]Paula Scher, "Defective Equipment: The Palm Beach County Ballot" --
Analysis: Breaking Visual Design Conventions --
Further Exploration: Public Documents --
Genre Choices --
Going Online: WPA Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition --
Working Together: Writing a Class Charter --
Writing Assignment --
Invention --
Clarifying Purpose and Genre --
Background Research: Understanding the Rhetorical Situation --
Planning --
Readability and the Visual Design of Public Documents --
Exercise: Using Parallel Structure --
Working Draft --
Tone and Rhetorical Distance --
Peer Commentary --
For Manifestos, Petitions, and Class Charters --
For Analysis of a Document --
Revising --
For Manifestos, Petitions, and Class Charters --
For Analysis of a Document --
Locating Common Ground --
Writers' Workshop --
The Warehouse State Honor Code --
Workshop Questi.
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