9780495802020

Cengage Advantage Books: The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise Edition, 2009 MLA Update Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495802020

  • ISBN10:

    0495802026

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 6/10/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE: A GUIDE TO WRITING, Concise Edition, Third Edition, emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them.

Table of Contents

Inventing Ideas
Asking Questions
Re-Inventing Education
Considering the Essay
Reading and Relating to Essays
Getting Beyond the Weasel: Reading for Rhetoric
Applying Rhetoric to Your Own Writing
How to Use the Composition of Everyday Life
Remembering who you were
Readings
"Black Men, Public Spaces."
"How I Lost the Junior Miss Pageant."
"The Thrill of Victory... The Agony of Parents."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Explaining Relationships
Readings
"Americans and the Land."
"Mugged."
"Political Adaptation."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Observing
Readings
"Living Like Weasels."
"The Front Porch."
"Corpse Colloquy."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Analyzing Concepts
Readings
"What It Means to Be Creative."
"'Have It Your Way': Consumerism Invades Education."
"What Is Education?"
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Analyzing Images
Readings
"Rise of the Image Culture: Re-Imagining the American Dream."
"The Mighty Image."
"An Imperfect Reality."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Making Arguments
Readings
"Why a Great Book's Education Is the Most Practical!"
"Cruelty, Civility, and Other Weighty Matters."
"Floppy Disk Fallacies."
"Whales R Us."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Responding to Arguments
Readings
"What Orwell Didn't Know."
"Entitlement Education."
"Reality Check."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Evaluating
Readings
"Goodbye Cruel Word."
"The Andy Griffith Show: Return to Normal."
"Star Trek."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Searching for Causes
Readings
"Sex, Lies, and Conversation: Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other?"
"Throwing Up Childhood."
"American Consumerism."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Proposing Solutions
Readings
"How to Say Nothing in 500 Words."
"Attending to the Word."
"Reverence for Food."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Thinking Radically (Re-Seeing the World)
Readings
"Why Doesn't GM Sell Crack?"
"An Apology to Future Generations."
"Unemployed, and Working Hard."
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Research and Writing (Gathering and using Information from Sources)
Basic Concepts
Primary Research
Observation
Interviews
Surveys
Secondary Research
Finding Sources
Evaluating Sources
Processing Ideas from Sources
Integrating Ideas from Sources
Organizing Sources
Documenting Sources
MLA Style
APA Style
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