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Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Essays Volume I, Rhetorically Arranged, Revised Edition

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Pub. Date:
4/29/2005
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Save money with CENAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF ESSAYS: VOLUE I, RHETORICALLY ARRANGED, REVISED EDITION! An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this slim volume contains only the essentials of the most familiar and most taught favorites.

Table of Contents

Contents: Thematically Arranged vii
A Word from the Editor to Students and Teachers xii
About the Editor xiv
Sample Professional Essay (with annotations)
Brent Staples, "Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space"
1(8)
Commentary
7(2)
Narration 9(20)
Annie Dillard, "A Chase"
13(6)
Langston Hughes, "Salvation"
19(4)
George Orwell, "A Hanging"
23(6)
Description 29(18)
N. Scott Momaday, "The Way to Rainy Mountain"
31(8)
Virginia Woolf, "The Death of the Moth"
39(4)
Joan Didion, "Marrying Absurd"
43(4)
Illustration and Example 47(18)
William F. Buckley, Jr., "Why Don't We Complain?"
49(8)
Alan M. Dershowitz, "Shouting `Fire!' "
57(8)
Process 65(24)
Jessica Mitford, "Embalming in the U.S.A."
67(8)
Deborah Tannen, "How to Give Orders Like a Man"
75(10)
Russell Baker, "Slice of Life"
85(4)
Comparison and Contrast 89(16)
Suzanne Britt, "Neat People vs. Sloppy People"
91(4)
Bruce Catton, "Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts"
95(6)
Rachel Carson, "A Fable for Tomorrow"
101(4)
Cause and Effect 105(14)
E.M. Forster, "My Wood"
107(4)
Stephen King, "Why We Crave Horror Movies"
111(4)
Lewis Thomas, "The Lie Detector"
115(4)
Classification and Division 119(30)
Alleen Pace Nilsen, "Sexism in English: A 1990's Update"
121(14)
Susan Allen Toth, "Cinematypes"
135(4)
William Zinsser, "College Pressures"
139(10)
Definition 149(16)
Bruno Bettelheim, "The Holocaust"
151(4)
Barbara Ehrenreich, "Cultural Baggage"
155(4)
Richard Rodriguez, "Growing Up Old"
159(6)
Argumentation 165(30)
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream"
167(6)
Shelby Steele, "Affirmative Action: The Price of Preference"
173(12)
Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland from Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public"
185(10)
Sample Student Essay (with annotations) 195(10)
Drew Buckhowski, "Internet Indexing Services: Why You Can't Find What You're Looking For"
196(9)
Commentary
203(2)
Credits 205


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