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📒Readings For Writers ✍ Jo Ray McCuen
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📒Readings For Writers 2016 Mla Update ✍ Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell
📝Readings for Writers 2016 MLA Update Book Synopsis : READINGS FOR WRITERS is the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This bestseller continues its tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of the writing and research process, while also offering a wide variety of appealing readings. With more than 70 selections from a broad range of topics and genres, this text offers something to spark excitement in any writer. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒American Dreams ✍ Paul Clee
📝American Dreams Book Synopsis : This text comprises contemporary and historical readings, mostly short essays, organized around nine themes relevant to various aspects of the American Dream. In addition to the 87 reading selections in Part II, this relatively compact reader offers five substantive chapters on reading and writing; each of these includes instruction, sample readings, and exercises. Substantial, unintrusive apparatus includes chapter introductions and suggested topics for writing, selection headnotes, vocabulary lists with definitions, and questions for discussion.
📒Cities Cultures Conversations ✍ Richard Marback
📝Cities Cultures Conversations Book Synopsis : Often the urban experience and its issues are out of reach for the "non urbanite." This book helps bring that experience closer to new writers by developing the experience as a context for writing and connecting it to real life experiences of the writer. Over 52 readings focus on various urban issue and realities such as neighborhood and community; crime; art; city life; what happened in LA, style, and more. Writers who want to expand their writing skills to more controversial, urban issues.
📒The Essay Connection ✍ Lynn Z. Bloom
📝The Essay Connection Book Synopsis : This collection of 83 rhetorically arranged essays offers strong guidance to student writers. Part I presents clear, practical advice on the art of writing; Part II helps students determine ideas in a sequence; Part III focuses on clarifying ideas; Part IV shows students how to write direct and indirect arguments; and Part V provides a controversy in context. The writing process is consistently reinforced throughout the text.An argument casebook, "Controversy in Context: Implications of World Terrorism and World Peace" presents 17 readings (true stories, poetry, and essays from a political scientist, a philosopher, a novelist, a critic, and a historian) that help students focus on the most significant issues of the 21st century.Student writing samples (featured in 11 complete essays and in excerpts from 13 notebooks) provide students with realistic models and show the writing process at work.
📒Multitude ✍ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
📝Multitude Book Synopsis : This text brings together a diverse spectrum of voices and issues that reflect our sociaety. The anthology is divided into 10 broad themes and provides a variety of perspectives on the ways people connect across boundaries of ethnicity, class, gender, age and geography. Providing extensive teaching appratus, this text includes: prereading questions geared to differnet learning styles; biographical headnotes to aid students' understanding of the writer's background; and a variety of analysis questions and writing assignments that make strong reading/writing connections and challenges students to think critically.
📒Emerging ✍ Barclay Barrios
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📒Rhetorical Contexts ✍ Suzanne S. Webb
📝Rhetorical Contexts Book Synopsis : This cutting-edge, aims-based reader examines the rhetorical context of each reading selection, exploring the interrelationship between writers, their audience, and their purpose. Experienced teachers and authors Suzanne Webb and Lou Ann Thompson provide students with the means to analyze the context of writing, which encompasses the writer's purpose, consideration of the audience, and consideration of the writer's own background and situation. Readings include a diverse selection of outstanding essays by authors including Maya Angelou, Edward Abbey, and Richard Selzer; some are grouped around provocative themes, such as whether or not to slaughter one's own meat and the value of having children. Images sections in each reading chapter provide photographs, ads, and illustrations grouped around a thought-provoking theme, such as images of Muslim women wearing headscarves. An essay by Camelia Entekhabi-Fard also explores the meaning of the veil for Muslim women. Five chapters on reading and writing, including illustrative essays, lay the foundation for the six readings chapters that follow.Questions at the end of each reading stimulate students to analyze the context and language of each reading, and provide specific suggestions for writing.The thought-provoking nature of the readings, and the diversity of the authors represented--from Malcolm X to Camryn Manheim to Dave Barry--ensure that students will connect with the subject matter and receive a strong foundation for their own writing practice.
📒Developing Connections ✍ Judith Stanford
📝Developing Connections Book Synopsis : This compact text-reader offers 46 brief selections (primarily essays, but also short stories and poetry) that focus on connections across our nation's cultures. Part One is a solid introduction to the reading and writing processes, including a clear explanation of ways to develop an essay, with models of student writing; Part Two is an anthology divided into seven themes, each introduced by a pair of photographs.
📒Against The Current ✍ Pamela J. Annas
📝Against the Current Book Synopsis : This thematically arranged anthology offers a wide-ranging and diverse collection of nonfiction readings — to introduce readers to an exciting array of social issues relevant to their lives. It then Provides Suggestions for Writing that include both analytical and creative exercises. Includes 86 readings about eleven socially relevant themes: Growing Up and Growing Older, Education, Mass Culture, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Money, Work, and Social Class, Science and Technology, Nature/The Environment, War, Protest and Change, Art and the Artist. Offers detailed Study and Discussion Questions that take readers through each reading from start to finish — asking them to notice formal as well as thematic features. For those simply seeking a collection of non-fiction readings or for those looking to improve their writing and those involved in writing workshops.