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Offers coverage of the rhetorical modes, aptly illustrated by high quality, contemporary readings. The engaging selections in this book encourage readers to take a stand on questions of culture, identity, and value in college communities, in the workplace, and in society. Thorough introductions to each rhetorical pattern, numerous exercises, and sample student essays throughout the book emphasize practical concrete writing strategies. A thematic table of contents and table of "Essay Pairs"--which groups essays particularly well suited for study and discussion--make this book appropriate for all users. Individuals interested in developing their writing skills.
Table of Contents
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Reading as a Writer Brent Staples, Just Walk on By
Ways of Writing
Example Andy Rooney, In and Of Ourselves We Trust
Full Moon Friday the Thirteenth
When Its All Too Much
Issues and Ideas: Identities
Classification Judith Stone, Personal Beast
Dont Even Think About It!
Remembering the Dead
Issues and Ideas: Images of Sound and Sight
Cinema of the In-Crowd Brenda Peterson, Life Is a Musical
Comparison Twain, Two Ways of Seeing a River
A Study of Contrasts Lopate, A Smoker with a Nonsmoker Walker, Am I Blue?
Issues and Ideas: Gender Differences
The Men We Carry in Our Minds
Method and Madness: How Men and Women Think
Meet Todays Dad
Like Robinson Crusoe
Built by Fire
Issues and Ideas: Humans and Animals
O Rotten Gotham Sliding Down into the Behavioral Sink
High Tide in Tucson
Process Buhler and Graham, Give Juggling a Hand
Working with Dreams
Issues and Ideas: Advertising and Appearances
We Build Excitement
Beauty . . . And the Beast of Advertising
To Dispel Fears of Live Burial
Whats Your Best Time of Day
Hello Darkness Roach, My Father the Geezer
Issues and Ideas: Consuming
Kids in the Mall: Growing Up Controlled
Branded Babies: From Cradle to Consumer
Gypsies Berendt, The Hoax
Issues and Ideas: Defining Values and Roles
The Insufficiency of Honesty
The War Room at Bellevue
Heaven on a Hummingbirds Wing
Issues and Ideas: Place and Person
Once More to the Lake
38 Who Saw Murder Didnt Call the Police Canada, Pain
Issues and Ideas
Making the Grade
Issues and Ideas: Stories and Values
Arms and the Man
Uncle Chul Gets Rich
Induction and Deduction Friday, The Age of Beauty
Issues and Ideas: Digital Realities
A Virtual Life
Argument Daly, How the Lawyers Stole Winter
The Ballad of Yogurt
Could You Live with Less?
The Drug That Pretends It Isnt Lawrence, F"
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