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75 Readings Plus (6th Ed),9780072370621

75 Readings Plus (6th Ed)

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9780072370621

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0072370629
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2001
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MCGRAW HILL PUBL CO
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Summary

"75 Readings Plus" is a version of the best-selling "75 Readings" that supplies additional guidance for student readers. Both books are rhetorically arranged and collect the most popular essays for first-year writing. The readings represent a wide variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests, and at only $28 net, "75 Readings Plus" is an excellent value for students. . .

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents xiii
To the Instructor xix
Narration
1(50)
A Hanging
2(6)
George Orwell
Salvation
8(4)
Langston Hughes
Related Reading: Pickering, Faith of the Father, Ch. 4
Grandmother's Victory
12(6)
Maya Angelou
Related Reading: Noda, Growing up Asian in America, Ch. 5
No Name Woman
18(12)
Maxine Hong Kingston
Traveling South
30(8)
James Weldon Johnson
Related Readings: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch. 1
Noda, Growing up Asian in America, Ch. 5
Don't Get Comfortable
38(13)
Naton Leslie
Related Reading: Sanders, The Men We Carry in Our Minds, Ch. 6
Description
51(34)
Fifth Avenue, Uptown
52(5)
James Baldwin
Related Readings: Staples, Black Men and Public Space, Ch. 7
The Death of the Moth
57(4)
Virginia Woolf
The Way to Rainy Mountain
61(6)
N. Scott Momaday
Related Reading: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch. 1
Alias Benowitz Shoe Repair
67(6)
David Quammen
Once More to the Lake
73(7)
E. B. White
Marrying Absurd
80(5)
Joan Didion
Process Analysis
85(36)
The Spider and the Wasp
86(6)
Alexander Petrunkevitch
How to Cook a Carp
92(5)
Euell Gibbons
Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain
97(9)
Jessica Mitford
Writing Drafts
106(5)
Richard Marius
Honey Harvest
111(5)
Sue Hubbell
How to Paint a Fresco
116(5)
Adam Goodheart
Definition
121(39)
Women's Beauty: Put Down or Power Source?
122(4)
Susan Sontag
What Is Poverty?
126(6)
Jo Goodwin Parker
Related Reading: Kozol, Distancing the Homeless, Ch. 11
Faith of the Father
132(6)
Sam Pickering
Erotica and Pornography
138(6)
Gloria Steinem
Fire in the Sky
144(3)
Claudia Glenn Dowling
On Being a Cripple
147(13)
Nancy Mairs
Classification and Division
160(54)
Predictable Crises of Adulthood
161(9)
Gail Sheehy
Four Kinds of Reading
170(5)
Donald Hall
Growing Up Asian in America
175(9)
Kesaya E. Noda
Related Readings: Angelou, Grandmother's Victory, Ch. 1 Kingston, No Name Woman, Ch. 1
The Truth about Lying
184(6)
Judith Viorst
Doublespeak
190(7)
William Lutz
Politics: The Art of Bamboozling
197(17)
Donna Woolfolk Cross
Related Reading: Lutz, Doublespeak Ch. 5
Comparison and Contrast
214(36)
The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life
215(3)
May Sarton
Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
218(5)
Bruce Catton
Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers
223(12)
Deborah Tannen
Two Views of the Mississippi
235(3)
Mark Twain
Discordant Fruit
238(6)
Lydia Minatoya
Related Reading: Tannen, Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers, Ch. 6
The Men We Carry in Our Minds
244(6)
Scott Russell Sanders
Related Readings: Leslie, Don't Get Comfortable, Ch. 1
Staples, Black Men and Public Space, Ch. 7
Example and Illustration
250(36)
A Few Kind Words for Superstition
251(4)
Robertson Davies
Patterns of Eating
255(6)
Peter Farb
George Armelagos
The Anthropology of Manners
261(9)
Edward T. Hall
Related Reading: Kingston, No Name Woman, Ch. 1
Fecundity
270(6)
Annie Dillard
A Crime of Compassion
276(4)
Barbara Huttman
Black Men and Public Space
280(6)
Brent Staples
Related Readings: Baldwin, Fifth Avenue, Uptown, Ch. 2
Sanders, The Men We Carry in Our Minds, Ch. 6
Cause and Effect
286(42)
How Do You Know It's Good?
287(7)
Marya Mannes
Pain Is Not the Ultimate Enemy
294(5)
Norman Cousins
Related Reading: Mairs, On Being a Cripple, Ch. 4
Watching the Grasshopper Get the Goodies
299(4)
Ellen Goodman
White Guilt
303(8)
Shelby Steele
Related Reading: Staples, Black Men and Public Space, Ch. 7
Where Have All the Parents Gone?
311(8)
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead
If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
319(9)
Philip Meyer
Analogy
328(39)
The Myth of the Cave
329(5)
Plato
The Myth of Sisyphus
334(4)
Albert Camus
``But a Watch in the Night'': A Scientific Fable
338(7)
James C. Rettie
Am I Blue?
345(5)
Alice Walker
Gawk Shows
350(5)
Nicols Fox
Body Ritual among the Nacirema
355(7)
Horace Miner
The Cosmic Prison
362(5)
Loren Eiseley
Argument and Persuasion
367(88)
Argument
368(1)
Media Ethics
368(1)
The Press Needs a National Monitor (With a response by Don Hewitt: Mea Culpa? Not Mea!)
368(5)
Mike Wallace
Related Reading: Fox, Gawk Shows, Ch. 9
Welfare Reform
373(1)
A Step Back to the Workhouse?
373(8)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor
381(8)
Garrett Hardin
Related Readings: Goodman, Watching the Grasshopper Get the Goodies, Ch. 8
Whitehead, Where Have All the Parents Gone? Ch. 8
Free Speech
389(1)
Should This Student Have Been Expelled?
389(8)
Nat Hentoff
Shouting ``Fire!''
397(7)
Alan M. Dershowitz
Related Reading: Steinem, Erotica and Pornography, Ch. 4
Diet
404(1)
Let's Go Veggie! (with a response by Alan Herscovici: Where's the Beef?)
404(8)
Joseph Pace
Rape
412(1)
Rape and Modern Sex War
412(5)
Camille Paglia
Common Decency
417(13)
Susan Jacoby
Related Readings: Steinem, Erotica and Pornography, Ch. 4
Dickerson, Who Shot Johnny? Ch. 10
Persuasion
421(9)
A Modest Proposal
430(1)
Jonathan Swift
Related Readings: Parker, What Is Poverty?, Ch. 4
Kozol, Distancing the Homeless, Ch. 11
I Have a Dream
430(5)
Martin Luther King Jr.
Related Reading: Steel, White Guilt, Ch. 8
Who Shot Johnny?
435(6)
Debra Dickerson
Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic
441(5)
Richard Rodriguez
Food Pets Die For
446(5)
Ann N. Martin
Related Reading: Quammen, Alias Benowitz Shoe Repair, Ch. 2
Why I Want a Wife
451(4)
Judy Brady
Mixed Strategies
455(60)
Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs
456(9)
Stephen Jay Gould
Distancing the Homeless
465(13)
Jonathan Kozol
Related Readings: Parker, What is Poverty? Ch. 4
Eighner, On Dumpster Diving, Ch. 11
The Rules of the Game: Rodeo
478(8)
Gretel Ehrlich
Mother Tongue
486(7)
Amy Tan
On Seeing England for the First Time
493(10)
Jamaica Kincaid
On Dumpster Diving
503(12)
Lars Eighner
Permissions and Acknowledgments 515(6)
Index of Authors and Titles 521


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