Frames of Mind A Rhetorical Reader with Occasions for Writing (with Comp21 CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2004-06-18
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The first full-color rhetorical reader with an integrated CD-ROM, FRAMES OF MIND: A RHETORICAL READER WITH OCCASIONS FOR WRITING treats the traditional rhetorical patterns not only as methods for effective writing, but as frames for critical thinking.

Table of Contents

An Introduction To Writing
An Introduction To Visual Understanding
Keeping Your Eyes Open and Learning to See
Annie Dillard, Seeing
A Strategy for Visual Understanding
Looking and Responding
Analyzing Images: Categorizing to Make Sense of What You See
Focal Point and Emphasis
Figure-Ground Contrast
Grouping: Proximity & Similarity
Narration or Story
The Whole Composition
Chrysler, Drive=Love [Advertisement]
Monumental Posing [Photograph]
Communicating What You See
A Sample Student Paper
Ryan Pollack, Visible Feelings
The Nature of Analysis
Determining a Basis for Breakdown
Objectivity and Claims
Reflection and Meaning
Analysis and the Other Patterns
Analyzing with a Purpose
My Wife and My Desk: A Case Study in Analysis
Analysis in Pure Form: An Annotated Paragraph
Jill Ker Conway, from Points of Departure
Bernd Heinrich, from Whirligigs
Analysis in its Natural Habitat: An Annotated Reading
Neighborly Vultures
Saskia Verlaan, Perspectives on Fear
Forms of Mind: An Occasion for Analysis
Rene Magritte, L''importance des merveilles (The Importance of Marvels) [painting]
Rene Magritte, Le trahison des images (The Treachery of Images) [painting]
Sandro Bottecelli, The Birth of Venus [painting]
Annie Dillard, Living Like Weasels
The Nature of Consciousness: An Occasion for Analysis
Bruce Davidson, USA
New York
Central Park. 1992
Young interracial couple[photograph]
Bruce Davidson, USA
New York City. 1992
Central Park [photograph]
Bruce Davidson, USA
New York City. 1992
Central Park [photograph]
Bruce Davidson, Youth Holding Kitten. 1960 [photograph]
The Bird of Paradise: The Hunter and the Poet
Poetic Moments and the Lingering Effects of Analysis: An Occasion for Analysis
Tree of Life
Tsavo East National Park, Kenya [photograph]
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brazil
Amazonas State
Storm over the Amazon Rain Forest [photograph]
Description: The Nature of Description
Creating a Lasting Impression by Selecting Details
Organizing Details
Using Figurative Language
Description with a Purpose
Description and the Other Patterns
Description in Pure Form: An Annotated Paragraph
Virginia Woolf, from Moments of Being
Virginia Woolf, from Moments of Being
Description in its Natural Habitat: An Annotated Reading
Cynthia Ozick, The Seam of the Snail
Richard Selzer, Love Sick
The Work of the Mind: An Occasion for Description
The Parts of the Brain [illustrations]
The Scan of Denial [photographs]
MRI Images
E.M. Forster, On Not Looking at Pictures
Ways of Seeing and Not (A Taunting Painting): An Occasion for Description
Diego Velßsquez, Las Meninas, 1656, Oil on Canvas [painting]
Titian, Entombment [painting]
Joan Didion, Georgia O?Keeffe
Considering the Effectiveness of Descriptions: An Occasion for Description
Alfred Stieglitz, 1930, Georgia O?Keeffe [photograph]
Georgia O?Keeffe, Cow?s Skull, Red, White, and Blue [painting]
Alfred Stieglitz, New York Winter Scene [photograph]
Georgia O?Keeffe, Train at Night [painting]
The Nature of Narration
Sequence, Causality, and Effect
Defining Events
Selecting Events and Details
Elements of Narration
Movement in Time, Causality, Perspective
Keeping Track of Time, Attending Details, Gaining Perspective
The Narrator
First-Person Singular (I)
First-Person Plural (We)
Second-Person Singular and Plural (You)
Third-Person Singular and Plural (He/She They)
Other Voices
Narrating with a Purpose
Narration in Pure Form: An Annotated Paragraph
Gretel Ehrlich, from A Storm, the Cornfield, and Elk
E.B. White, from Once More to the Lake
Narration in its Natural Habitat: An Annotated Reading
Roy Reed, Wolf Hunt
Alice Walker, Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self
Seams of Time: An Occasion for Narration
Black Lines, 2002
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