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📒The Essay Connection ✍ Lynn Z. Bloom
📝The Essay Connection Book Synopsis : This revised text is designed to emphasise critical thinking, reading and writing. Twenty nine new selections have been chosen for their cultural diversity and thematic connections. Four chapters on the writing process and extensive writing apparatus.
📒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.
📒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.
📒Readings For Writers ✍ Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell
📝Readings for Writers Book Synopsis : For over thirty years, READINGS FOR WRITERS has been the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This best-seller continues its tradition of providing the most comprehensive coverage of writing, while also offering the greatest reading selections of any rhetorical reader on the market. With more than 100 selections from a broad range of topics and genres, this text offers something to spark excitement in any developing writer.
📒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.
📒The Reader S Journal ✍ Mark D. Rentz
📝The Reader s Journal Book Synopsis : Provides an interactive approach to reading and writing by combining extracts for reading with responses to those extracts. The book thus attempts to provide students with stylistic models and to develop critical reactions.
📒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.
📒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.
📒Our Identities ✍ Alan Kaufman
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📒Changes ✍ Jean Withrow
📝Changes Book Synopsis : Changes is an interactive, integrated skills text that will help students develop their writing skills by having them respond to thought-provoking texts on a wide variety of subjects. The Second Edition of this popular book offers a choice of sixty readings with an increased number of expository selections to help students develop academic English. The texts presented offer a variety of genres, voices, and moods and include both professional and student-written readings by writers of many different nationalities. Collaborative pair, group, and whole-class activities encourage students to interact with the text and their peers. In this way, students come to develop an understanding of how meanings change and develop as the text is approached from different points of view. Grounded in an understanding of the writing process and its development in ESL writers, Changes guides students through all of the stages of this process within an interactive, student-centered framework.