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Between Worlds : A Reader, Rhetoric, and Handbook,9780321055095

Between Worlds : A Reader, Rhetoric, and Handbook

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0321055098
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Pub. Date:
6/1/2000
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Pearson College Div
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Summary

This immediately engaging resource will help anyone understand how to write better with a thematically-organized collection of readings (organized around the theme of " in-between-ness" ), a writing guide, and a concise handbook. Engages readers through the theme of in-between-ness and helps readers to become better writers with an easy to understand writing guide. Readings on being caught between generations, living with diverse cultures, dealing with gender conflicts, and exploring differing perceptions of the self and others. Writing Guide. Handbook. General interest.

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents xix
Rhetorical Contents xxi
Preface xxv
Part I: The Reader 1(346)
Getting the Most from Your Reading
2(1)
Active Reading
2(1)
Thanksgiving
3(4)
Ellen Goodman
Discussion of Active Reading
5(1)
Practicing Active Reading
6(1)
Between Generations
7(51)
The Ties That Bind
8(4)
Michael Ventura
Blue Spruce
12(3)
Stephen Perry
The Good Daughter
15(3)
Caroline Hwang
The Only Child
18(3)
John Leonard
Ace in the Hole
21(8)
John Updike
Ignorance Is Not Bliss
29(4)
Eric Marcus
Digging
33(2)
Seamus Heaney
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A National Perspective
35(4)
Michael Dorris
Your Place Is Empty
39(19)
Anne Tyler
Between Genders
58(92)
Brave New Girls
59(6)
Debbie Stoller
A New Vision of Masculinity
65(8)
Cooper Thompson
Real Boys
73(7)
William Pollack
Yes, Families Are Changing---For the Better
80(8)
Betty Holcomb
The New Nostalgia
88(10)
Rosalind C. Barnett
Caryl Rivers
No Apologies Here
98(5)
Martha Groves
Men as Success Objects
103(4)
Warren Farrell
Who's Cheap?
107(4)
Adair Lara
A Work of Artifice
111(2)
Marge Piercy
Unwanted Sex
113(18)
Stephen Schulhofer
When a Woman Says No
131(3)
Ellen Goodman
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
134(16)
Joyce Carol Oates
Between Cultures
150(73)
Living in Two Worlds
151(3)
Marcus Mabry
Freedom from Choice
154(4)
Brian A. Courtney
Peaches
158(8)
Reginald McKnight
Why Does My Race Matter?
166(4)
Yasmine Bahrani
In Rooms of Women
170(6)
Kim Edwards
Crimes Against Humanity
176(9)
Ward Churchill
The Rage of the Black Middle Class
185(10)
Sam Fulwood III
On the Subway
195(2)
Sharon Olds
Proper Care and Maintenance
197(14)
Susan Straight
Los Vendidos
211(12)
Luis Valdez
Between Perceptions
223(42)
Living Under Circe's Spell
224(4)
Matthew Soyster
A Good Investment
228(3)
Jerome Lee
The Blind Always Come as Such a Surprise
231(2)
Ted Kooser
Discrimination at Large
233(3)
Jennifer A. Coleman
O.K., So I'm Fat
236(3)
Neil Steinberg
Bodily Harm
239(6)
Pamela Erens
The Body Myth
245(8)
Rebecca Johnson
Black Men and Public Space
253(4)
Brent Staples
Mr. Z.
257(2)
M. Carl Holman
Passing
259(6)
Joan Steinau Lester
Between Values
265(82)
Remote Control: How to Raise a Media Skeptic
266(3)
Susan Douglas
But First, a Word from Our Sponsor
269(6)
James B. Twitchell
The Language of Advertising
275(4)
Martin Stevens
Jeff Kluewer
Truth vs. Advertising
279(4)
California Department of Health Services
Generation Wired
283(7)
Helen Cordes
Coke
290(3)
Philip Dacey
Youth Must Be Served---With Respect
293(7)
Robin Swicord
Making Media a Familiar Scapegoat
300(4)
Howard Rosenberg
The Lost While
304(9)
Noelle Oxenhandler
Solid Waste: Treasure in Trash
313(5)
H. Patricia Hynes
The NEXT Industrial Revolution
318(13)
William McDonough
Michael Braungart
The Haves and the Have Nots
331(5)
LynNell Hancock
Get a Life?
336(4)
Nicholas Negroponte
Bigger
340(2)
Jim Sollisch
Three Ways of Meeting Oppression
342(5)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Part II: The Rhetoric 347(220)
Getting Started...Now!
349(22)
Short Assignments
349(18)
Anne Lamott
Analyzing Lamott's Purpose
352(1)
What's the Aim?...What's the Claim?
352(1)
Analyzing Lamott's Strategy
352(1)
Prewriting as Discovery
353(1)
Freewriting
353(2)
Practicing Freewriting
355(1)
Journal Writing
355(1)
Using a Journal for Active Reading
355(1)
Practicing Journal Writing
356(1)
Clustering
357(1)
Practicing Clustering
357(1)
Listing
358(1)
Practicing Listing
359(1)
Active Reading
359(2)
Practicing Active Reading
361(1)
Group Brainstorming---Collaborative Learning
361(1)
Practicing Brainstorming in Small Groups
362(1)
Why Brainstorm?
363(1)
Incubation
363(1)
Considering Audience
363(1)
Identifying Your Audience
363(4)
Practicing Style
367(1)
Analyzing Audience Awareness
367(1)
Example: Why Stop Smoking? Let's Get Clinical
367(4)
William F. Harrison
Analyzing the Essay
369(1)
Practicing Audience Awareness
370(1)
A Final Word About Audience
370(1)
Organizing and Drafting an Essay
371(29)
From Prewriting to Purpose
371(3)
Purpose in Writing
371(1)
What's Your Aim?
372(1)
What's Your Claim?
373(1)
Developing a Thesis
374(4)
Recognizing a Thesis
375(1)
Changing the Thesis
375(1)
The ``Missing'' Thesis
376(1)
Positioning the Thesis
376(1)
Sample Thesis Statements
376(1)
Practicing Thesis Writing
377(1)
Critical Thinking and the ``So What?'' Response
377(1)
Supporting a Thesis
378(6)
Drafting
378(1)
Developing Support
379(1)
Listing
379(1)
Working Thesis
380(1)
First Draft
380(1)
Evaluating the First Draft
381(2)
Revising the Thesis: What's Your Aim? What's Your Claim?
383(1)
Writing an Outline
384(3)
Organizing to Highlight Key Points
384(1)
To Outline or Not to Outline
385(1)
Ordering Ideas
385(1)
An Informal Outline
386(1)
Writing a Paragraph
387(3)
Focusing the Paragraph
387(1)
Practicing Topic Sentences
388(1)
Analyzing an Effective Paragraph
388(1)
Unifying the Paragraph
389(1)
Developing a Paragraph
390(1)
Using Sources for Support
390(6)
Using Photocopied Pages
390(1)
Giving Credit and Avoiding Plagiarism
391(1)
Incorporating Quoted Material
392(1)
The Sandwich as a Development Technique
392(1)
Practicing the ``Sandwich''
393(3)
Paraphrasing
396(4)
Illustrating Paraphrasing
396(2)
Combining Paraphrase and Quotation
398(1)
Practicing Combining Paraphrase and Quotation
398(2)
Revising an Essay
400(24)
Rewriting and Rewriting
400(11)
Thinking Critically for an Audience
400(1)
Revising a Rough Draft
401(1)
Student Example (Draft):
402(4)
Revising Can Make the Difference
406(1)
A Checklist for Revising and Editing Papers
406(1)
Student Example: Dieting Daze: No In-Between
407(4)
Rachel Krell
Rewriting for Coherence
411(6)
A Paragraph That Lacks Coherence
411(1)
Using Transitions
411(1)
Noticing Transitions
412(2)
Key Word Repetition
414(1)
Synonyms or Key Word Substitutions
414(1)
Pronouns
414(1)
Transitions Between Paragraphs
415(1)
Avoiding Gaps
416(1)
Practicing Coherence
417(1)
Writing Introductions
417(4)
Introductions and Audience
417(1)
Types of Introductions
418(3)
A Final Word on Introductions
421(1)
Writing Conclusions
421(3)
Final Tips for Writing Conclusions
423(1)
Methods for Developing Essays
424(87)
Combining Multiple Methods
424(3)
Analyzing Mixed Methods
425(1)
Why This Analysis?
426(1)
Summary
427(1)
Organizing and Developing a Summary
427(3)
Student Example: A Summary of ``Three Ways of Dealing With Oppression''
428(1)
Chris Thomas
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
429(1)
Summary as Part of a Larger Assignment
430(1)
Final Tips for a Summary
430(1)
Narration
431(1)
When to Use Narration
431(1)
Organizing and Developing a Narrative
431(6)
Brainstorming for a Subject
432(1)
Additional Prewriting
432(1)
From Brainstorming to Drafting a Paper
433(1)
Student Example: A Bully's Unjust Deserts
433(3)
Bruce Halling
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
436(1)
Practicing Writing Essays with Narration
436(1)
Final Tips for a Narrative
437(1)
Evaluative Response
438(1)
When to Write an Evaluative Response Essay
438(1)
Organizing and Developing an Evaluative Response Essay
438(5)
Student Example: Thanksgiving Beyond the Cleaver Family
439(3)
Marin Kheng
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
442(1)
Practicing Writing an Evaluative Response Essay
443(1)
Final Tips for an Evaluative Response
443(1)
Definition
444(1)
When to Use Definition
444(1)
Organizing and Developing a Definition Essay
445(1)
The Purpose of Defining
445(6)
Example: ``Concentration Camp'' or ``Relocation Center'': What's in a Name?
446(3)
James Hirabayashi
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
449(1)
Practicing Writing Definition Essays
450(1)
Final Tips for a Definition Essay
451(1)
Cause and Effect
452(1)
When to Use Cause-and-Effect Development
452(1)
Organizing and Developing a Cause-and-Effect Essay
452(2)
Drafting a Paper
454(4)
Practicing Finding Causes and Effects
455(1)
Example: I Confess Some Envy
455(2)
Robert McKelvey
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
457(1)
Practicing Writing Essays About Causes and Effects
458(1)
Final Tips for Cause-and-Effect Development
458(1)
Comparison and Contrast
459(1)
When to Use Comparison-Contrast Development
459(1)
Organizing and Developing a Comparison-Contrast Essay
460(1)
Which Method to Use: Block or Point by Point?
460(5)
Example: Reality Check
461(2)
Alex Garcia
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
463(1)
Practicing Writing Essays that Use Comparison and Contrast
464(1)
Final Tips for Comparison and Contrast
465(1)
Argument
466(1)
Arguments and Proposals
466(1)
When to Use Argument
466(1)
Audience and Argument
467(1)
Organizing and Developing an Argument
467(1)
Avoiding Logical Fallacies
468(1)
Conceding and Refuting
468(1)
Evaluating an Argument
469(7)
Student Example: My Favorite School Class: Involuntary Servitude
469(2)
Joe Goodwin
Explanatory Notes for the Argument Essay
471(5)
Practicing Writing Argument Essays
476(1)
Final Tips for Argument
476(1)
Analysis of a Process, Problem, or Subject
477(1)
When to Use Analysis
477(1)
Analysis of a Process
477(6)
Brainstorming for a Topic
478(1)
Organizing and Developing a Process Analysis
478(1)
Practicing Process Analysis in Small Groups
478(1)
Example: Oh, What a Web We Weave
479(3)
Walter Gajewski
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
482(1)
Practicing Writing a Process Analysis Essay
482(1)
Final Tips for a Process Analysis Essay
483(1)
Analysis of a Problem
483(6)
When to Use Problem Analysis
483(1)
Organizing and Developing a Problem Analysis Essay
483(2)
Example: Don't Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgments
485(3)
Robert L. Heilbroner
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
488(1)
Practicing Writing a Problem Analysis Essay
488(1)
Final Tips for a Problem Analysis Essay
489(1)
Analysis of a Subject
489(2)
Brainstorming for a Topic
489(1)
When to Use Subject Analysis
489(1)
Organizing and Developing a Subject Analysis
489(1)
Essay Assignments for Subject Analysis
490(1)
Character and Poetry Analysis
491(1)
What Is Character Analysis?
491(8)
Organizing and Developing a Character Analysis Essay
491(1)
Prewriting for a Text-Based Character Study
491(1)
Listing Information from a Book
491(1)
Listing Information from a Short Story
492(1)
Arranging and Thesis Construction
493(1)
Student Example: Who Were You, Connie, and Why Did You Go?
494(4)
Marianela Enriquez
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
498(1)
Practicing Writing a Character Analysis
499(1)
What Is Poetry Analysis?
499(8)
How to Actively Read a Poem
501(1)
Active Reading of a Poem
502(1)
Active Reading Discussed
503(1)
Student Example: Digging Deep
503(3)
Jennifer Tabaldo
Analyzing the Writer's Strategy
506(1)
Practicing Writing Poetry Analysis
506(1)
Final Tips for Poetry Analysis
507(1)
Writing an Essay Exam
507(4)
A Six-Step Strategy
507(1)
Key Words Used on Exams
508(1)
An Outline for an In-Class Essay
509(1)
Practicing Outlining for an In-Class Essay
510(1)
Writing the Research Paper
511(56)
Planning the Research Paper
511(2)
New Tools, New Choices
511(1)
Time Schedule for the Research Paper
512(1)
Gathering Library Material
513(2)
Getting Started
513(1)
Meeting the Librarian
514(1)
Finding Information
514(1)
Using Electronic Sources
514(1)
Using the Internet
515(11)
Keeping Track of Internet Sources
516(1)
The Abuse of Electronic Sources
517(1)
Evaluating Online Sources
517(2)
Using Traditional Methods
519(1)
Computer-Related Terms
519(2)
Sample Bibliography Cards
521(1)
Plagiarism
522(1)
Practice Finding the Errors
523(1)
Sample Note Cards
524(2)
Developing a Working Thesis
526(1)
Gathering Additional Information: The Interview
526(20)
Preparing for the Interview
526(1)
Conducting the Interview
527(1)
Writing up the Interview
527(1)
Sample Student Paper: From Access to Acceptance: Enabling America's Largest Minority
528(1)
Shannon Paaske
Explanatory Notes for the Research Paper
529(17)
Documenting the Research Paper: MLA Style
546(15)
Writing Parenthetical Citations
546(4)
Preparing the Works-Cited Page
550(1)
Sample MLA Entries
551(9)
Organizing the Works Cited
560(1)
Documenting the Research Paper: APA Style
561(6)
Writing Parenthetical Citations
561(1)
Specific Examples of APA Form
561(2)
Preparing the References Page
563(1)
Sample APA Entries
563(4)
Part III: The Handbook 567(64)
Editing Symbols (these also appear on rear inside cover)
568(2)
Understanding How Sentences Work
570(9)
Subjects
570(2)
Noun as Subject
570(1)
Pronoun as Subject
571(1)
Compound Subject
571(1)
Objects
572(1)
Direct Object
572(1)
Indirect Object
572(1)
Object of the Preposition
572(1)
Verbs
572(1)
Action Verbs
572(1)
State-of-Being Verbs
572(1)
Helping Verbs
573(1)
Adjectives and Adverbs
573(1)
Phrases
574(2)
Prepositional Phrases
574(1)
Verbal Phrases
575(1)
Clauses
576(1)
Independent Clauses
576(1)
Dependent Clauses
576(1)
Sentence Variation
577(2)
Simple Sentences
577(1)
Compound Sentences
577(1)
Complex Sentences
578(1)
Compound-Complex Sentences
578(1)
Practicing Sentence Variation
578(1)
Understanding Common Errors
579(16)
Fragments
579(2)
Run-on or Fused Sentences
581(3)
Comma Splice
581(1)
Correcting Run-on Sentences
581(1)
Conjunctive Adverbs
582(1)
Style and Meaning
582(2)
Pronoun Reference Agreement
584(2)
Subject-Verb Agreement
586(2)
Shifts
588(2)
Shifts in Person and Number
588(1)
Shifts in Verb Tense
589(1)
Shifts in Voice
589(1)
Mixed Sentences
590(2)
Confused Sentence Parts
591(1)
Faulty Verb Choice
591(1)
Misplaced (and Dangling) Modifiers
592(1)
Faulty Parallelism
593(2)
Single Words
593(1)
Phrases
593(1)
Dependent Clauses
593(1)
Independent Clauses
594(1)
Understanding Punctuation
595(18)
The Comma
595(3)
The Apostrophe
598(3)
Contractions
598(1)
Possessives
599(2)
The Period, Question Mark, and Exclamation Point
601(1)
The Semicolon
602(1)
The Colon
603(1)
The Dash
604(1)
Quotation Marks
604(3)
The Ellipsis
607(1)
Parentheses
608(1)
Brackets
609(1)
The Slash
610(1)
The Hyphen
610(3)
Understanding Faulty Word Choice
613(4)
Cliches
613(1)
Slang, Jargon, and Colloquial Words
614(1)
Archaic Words, Euphemisms, and Pretentious Words
614(1)
Redundancies
615(1)
Sexist Language
615(2)
Understanding Commonly Confused Words
617(14)
Commonly Confused Words
617(14)
Acknowledgments 631(3)
Author Index 634(1)
Subject and Title Index 635(9)
Editing Symbols chart appears opposite 644


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