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Rites of passage

Author: Judie Rae; Catherine Fraga
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria ; U.S. : Heinle & Heinle/Thomson Learning, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a single-theme reader with essays, short stories and poetry that examine how various cultures celebrate and honor life-shaping events.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judie Rae; Catherine Fraga
ISBN: 0155061224 9780155061224
OCLC Number: 50045418
Notes: "A thematic reader"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 404 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. READING AND WRITING ABOUT RITES OF PASSAGE.Reading and Thinking about Rites of Passage.David Hicks and Margaret A. Gwynne: On the Rainy River (excerpt).Writing about Rites of Passage.The Way Writers Work.Tina Limon: Fleeing the Nest (student essay).2. CHILDHOOD.John Holt: Three Kinds of Discipline.Sharon Olds: Rites of Passage.Edward P. Jones: The First Day.Kiernan Egan: The Mythic Stage.Theodore Roethke: My Papa''s Waltz.Jennifer Bojorquez: Spare the Chores, Spoil the Child.Anne Sexton: Pain for a Daughter.Michele L. Norris: A Child of Crack.Mary Cantwell: The Burden of a Happy Childhood.Devorah Major: Little Girl Days.Kay S. Hymowitz: The Teening of Childhood.Marie Winn: The End of Play.3. IN OUR MIDST: THE IMPORTANCE OF FAIRY TALES IN OUR LIVES.Anne Sexton: Cinderella.Mona van Duyn: Cinderella''s Story.[author unknown]: The Mountain Where Old People Were Abandoned.Robert Bly: Iron John.Dave Barry: Feeling the Force.Bruno Bettleheim: Life Divined From the Inside.Clarissa Estes: Sealskin, Soulskin.Linda Seger: Creating the Myth.4. ADOLESCENCE.Naomi Wolf: Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle toward Womanhood.Tepilit Ole Saitoti: The Initiation of a Maasai Warrior.Judith Ortiz Cofer: Quinceanera.Dorianne Laux: Twelve.Charles Mungoshi: The Setting Sun and the Rolling World.Langston Hughes: Salvation.Anne Tyler: Teenage Wasteland.Barbara S. Cain: Older Children and Divorce.James Dickey: Cherrylog Road.Tim O''Brien: On The Rainy River.T.C. Boyle: Greasy Lake.Steven Stark: Where the Boys Are.5. ADULTHOOD.Gail Sheehy: Predictable Crises of Adulthood.Robert Bly: A World of Half-Adults.Linda Pastan: Ethics.Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Channeled Whelk.William Shakespeare: The Seven Ages of Man.Judith Ortiz Cofer: Advanced Biology.Nathan McCall: Makes Me Want to Holler.Rosemary L. Bray: So How Did I Get Here?Louise Erdrich: Z: The Movie That Changed My Life.Joan Didion: On Self Respect.Sara Davidson: What Do Women Want?Judie Rae: Encounter at Daybreak.John A. Rush Ph.D.: Rites, Ritual & Responsibility.6. LOVE, MARRIAGE, BIRTH.Anne Roiphe: Why Marriages Fail.Jill Tweedie: The Experience.Linda Gregg: The Conditions.Susan M. Garfield: Love''s Role In Marriage.Joy Harjo: Three Generations of Native American Women''s Birth Experience.Bobbie Ann Mason: Shiloh.Ernest Hemingway: Hills Like White Elephants.Catherine Fraga: Standing Together.Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee: The Good Marriage.7. FAMILY.Rita Dove: Daystar.Ellen Goodman: The Family Legacy.Thomas Simmons: Motorcycle Talk.Chester Higgins Jr.: A Father''s Rite.Barbara Kingsolver: Stone Soup.Alice Walker: Everyday Use.Mel Lazarus: Angry Fathers.Eamon Grennan: Station.8. THE MATURE YEARS: AS WE AGE.E. B. White: Once More to the Lake.Charles Wright: Sitting at Night on the Front Porch.Richard Selzer: The Discus Thrower.Melvin I. Urofsky: Two Scenes from a Hospital.Gwendolyn Brooks: The Bean Eaters.Anne Ricks Sumer: I Want to Die at Home.Norman Cousins: The Right to Die.Malcolm Cowley: The View from Eighty.Karla Cole: We Don''t Want to Grow Old.May Sarton: Monday, May 3rd, 1982.Jessica Mitford: Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain.Matthew E. Conolly: Euthanasia Is Not the Answer.
Responsibility: Judie Rae, Catherine Fraga.


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