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Little Brown Reader, The Plus NEW MyCompLab -- Access Card Package

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12/6/2012
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The Little, Brown Reader,one of the best-known and most respected thematic readers available today, continues its tradition of excellence by bringing together contemporary and classic readings with extensive critical reading and writing instruction and numerous illustrations. 0321891287 / 9780321891280 Little Brown Reader, The Plus NEW MyCompLab -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205028624 / 9780205028627 Little Brown Reader, The 020589190X / 9780205891900 NEW MyCompLab - Valuepack Access Card

Table of Contents

Content new to this edition is indicated in bold

 

1 A Writer Reads

Previewing

Skimming

Gary Steiner Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Highlighting, Underlining, Annotating

Summarizing

Critical Thinking: Analyzing the Text

Tone and Persona

Alexander Mauskop, Lawrence S. Lerner, L. David Peters, Lisa Dinhofer, Sandy Asirvatham, Alice Dosaulmiers Letters Responding to Gary Steiner

A Checklist: Analyzing Letters of Response

A CHECKLIST: READING, ANALYZING, AND EVALUATING AN ESSAY

Brent Staples Black Men and Public Space

 

2 A Reader Writes

Incorporating Your Reading into Your Thinking: The Art and Science of Synthesis

A Controversial Essay

C.S. Lewis We Have No "Right to Happiness"

Responding to an Essay

The Writing Process

A CHECKLIST: GETTING STARTED

Getting Ready to Write a Draft

Draft of an Essay: On "‘We Have No "Right to Happiness'"

Revising and Editing a Draft

A Revised Draft: Persuasive Strategies in C. S. Lewis's "We Have No 'Right to Happiness’" Rethinking the Thesis: Preliminary Notes

The Final Version: Style and Argument: An Examination of C. S. Lewis‘s “We Have No ‘Right to Happiness’ "

A Brief Overview of the Final Version

A CHECKLIST. ANALYZING YOUR ANALYSIS

 

3 Academic Writing

Kinds of Prose

A Note on Writing a Summary

More about Critical Thinking: Analysis and Evaluation

A CHECKLIST. CRITICAL THINKING

Joining the Conversation: Writing about Differing Views

Interviewing

Using Quotations

Avoiding Plagiarism

A CHECKLIST: AVOIDING PLAGIARISM,

How Much Do You Know about Citing Sources? A Quiz, with Answers

A CHECKLIST. THIRTEEN QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF WHEN EDITING

A Student's Documented Essay

Jason Green Did Dorothea Lange Pose Her Subject for “Migrant Mother”?

 

4 Writing an Argument

The Aims of an Argumentative Essay

Negotiating Agreements: The Approach of Carl R. Rogers

A CHECKLIST: ROGERIAN ARGUMENT

Some Ways of Arguing: Appeals to Reason and Appeals to Emotions

Three Kinds of Evidence: Examples, Testimony,, Statistics

How Much Evidence Is Enough?

Avoiding Fallacies

Drafting an Argument

Organizing an Argument

Introductory and Concluding Paragraphs

A CHECKLIST: REVISING PARAGRAPHS

Persona and Style

An Overview: An Examination of an Argument

Richard Rhodes Hollow Claims about Fantasy Violence

The Analysis Analyzed

An Argument about Phoning While Driving

Anonymous Turn Car On; Turn Phone Off

A Debate for Analysis: Do Credit Companies Market Too Aggressively to Youths? Two Views

Travis B. Plunkett Yes, Credit Companies Market Too Aggressively to Youths

Louis J. Freeh No, Credit Companies Do Not Market Too Aggressively to Youths

A CHECKLIST: REVISING DRAFTS OF ARGUMENTS

 

5 Reading and Writing Arguments about Images

The Language of Pictures

Writing about an Advertisement

Looking Closely

A CHECKLIST. ANALYZING ADVERTISEMENTS

Writing about a Political Cartoon

A CHECKLIST. ANALYZING POLITICAL CARTOONS

Lou Jacobs Jr. What Qualities Does a Good Photograph Have?

Sample Analysis of a Photograph

A Sample Essay by a Student: Zoe Morales Dancing at Durango

 

6 All in the Family

ILLUSTRATIONS

Pablo Picasso The Acrobat's Family with a Monkey

loanne Leonard Sonia

SHORT VIEWS

Anonymous (William James?), Marcel Proust, Leo Tolstoy, Jessie Bernard, Jane Austen

Lewis Coser The Family

Arlie Hochschild The Second Shift: Employed Women Are Putting in Anotheer Day of Work at

Home

Judy Brady I Want a Wife

Gabrielle Glaser Scenes from an Intermarriage

Andrew Sullivan Why the “M” Word Matters to Me

Laurie Essig and Lynne Owens What If Marriage Is Bad for Us?

Sam Schulman Letting Go

Anonymous Confessions of an Erstwhile Child

Mary Eberstadt Eminem Is Right

Celia E. Rothenberg Child of Divorce

Black Elk High Horse's Courting

Jamaica Kincaid Girl (story)

Theodore Roethke My Papa’s Waltz (poem)

 

7 Identities

ILLUSTRATIONS

Dorothea Lange Grandfather and Grandchildren Awaiting Evacuation Bus, Hayward, California

Marion Post Wolcott Behind the Bar, Birney, Montana

SHORT VIEWS

Margaret Mead, Simone de Beauvoir, Israel Zangwill, Joyce Carol Oates, Martin Luther King Jr., Shirley Chisholm

Rogelio R. Gomez Foul Shots

Nancy Mairs On Being a Cripple

Zora Neale Hurston How It Feels to Be Colored Me

Gloria Naylor A Question of Language

Stephen Jay Gould Women's Brains

Paul Theroux The Male Myth

Katha Pollitt Why Boys Don't Play with Dolls

Langston Hughes Salvation

Amy Tan Snapshot: Lost Lives of Women

A Casebook on Race

Columbia Encyclopedia Race

Armand Marie Leroi A Family Tree in Every Gene

David Fitch, Herbert J. Gans, Mary T. Bassett, Lynn M. Morgan, Martin E. Fuller, John Waldman Letters Responding to Armand Marie Leroi

Shelby Steele Hailing While Black

Countee Cullen Incident (poem)

 

8 Teaching and Learning

ILLUSTRATIONS

Winslow Homer Blackboard

Gary Trudeau Doonesbury

SHORT VIEWS

Francis Bacon, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Emma Goldman, Jesse Jackson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, D. H. Lawrence, Prince Kropotkin, John Ruskin, Confucius, Joseph Wood Krutch,

Plato The Myth of the Cave

Two Debates (Four Arguments) for Analysis:

1.    Do Video Games Significantly Enhance Literacy?

James Paul Gee Pro

Howard Gardner Con

2.     Should Laptops Be Banned from the Classroom?

Andrew Goldstein (student) Keep Online Poker Out of the Classroom: Why Professors Should Ban Laptops

Elena Choy Laptops in the Classroom? No Problem

Frederick Douglass Learning to Read and Write

Richard Rodriguez Public and Private Language

Maya Angelou Graduation

Walter Kirn Class Dismissed

Fan Shen The Classroom and the Wider Culture

David Brooks, "The Other Education"

David Gelernter Unplugged

A Casebook on Testing and Grading

Paul Goodman A Proposal to Abolish Grading

Diane Ravitch In Defense of Testing

Joy Alonso Two Cheers for Examinations

A Casebook: College Advice from People Who Have Been There Awhile

Brief Advice to First-year Students, Offered by Old-timers

Stanley Fish The Hunt for a Good Teacher

Gerald Graff An Argument Worth Having

Gary Wills Play Politics

Martha Nusbaum Go the Wrong Way

Langston Hughes Theme for English B (poem)

 

9 Work and Play

ILLUSTRATIONS

Dorothea Lange Lettuce Cutters, Salinas Valley

Helen Levitt Children

SHORT VIEWS

Mark Twain, Duke of Wellington, Barbara Ehrenreich, Smohalla, Lost Star, John Ruskin, Vince Lombardi, George Orwell, Friedrich Nietzsche, Walt Whitman, Ken Burns, Bion

Bertrand Russell Work

Mike Rose Brains as Well as Brawn

Matthew Crawford The Case for Working with Your Hands

Gabriel Thompson, "A Gringo in the Lettuce Fields"

Zev Chafetz Let Steroids Into the Hall of Fame

Marge Piercy, “To Be of Use”

 

10 Messages

ILLUSTRATIONS

Jill Posener Born Kicking, Graffiti on Billboard, London

Anonymous Sapolio

SHORT VIEWS

Voltaire, Marianne Moore, Derek Walcott, Jane Wagner, Emily Dickinson, Anonymous, Rosalie Maggio, Alan Jacobs

Abraham Lincoln Address at the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery

Gilbert Highet The Gettysburg Address

Robin Lakoff You Are What You Say

Edward T. Hall Proxemics in the Arab World

James B. Twitchell The Marlboro Man: The Perfect Campaign

Eric Schlosser Kid Kustomers

Julia Bird, 14: a txt msg pom (poem)

 

11 Social Networking

ILLUSTRATIONS

Peer Steiner On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog

Time Magazine Person of the Year

Three Cartoons

Terri Libenson The Frazzled Mom’s Default Facebook

Bliss No, Mother, I’ve been busy

Scott Stantis The newspaper says . . .

SHORT VIEWS

Henry David Thoreau, Paul Saffo, Marshall McLuhan, Anonynous, Anonymous

Christine Rosen Virtual Friendship

Jeff Howe Tomorrow’s Crowd

Clay Shirky Everyone Is a Media Outlet

A Casebook on Virtual Worlds

Brent Staples What Adolescents Miss When We Let Them Grow Up in Cyberspace

Jeremy Rifkin Virtual Companionship

Kay S. Hymowitz Big Mother Is Watching

A Casebook on Twitter: Two Essays and Two Cartoons

David Carr Why Twitter Will Endure

Maureen Dowd To Tweet or Not to Tweet

Roz Chast Meet Mr. Twitters

Alex Gregory Hey, fans

Norman Silver txt commandment

 

12 Law and Disorder

ILLUSTRATIONS

Bernie Boston Flower Power

Norman Rockwell The Problem We All Live With

SHORT VIEWS

African Proverb, Niccolo" Machiavelli, Andrew Fletcher, Samuel Johnson, William Blake, Anatole France, H. L. Mencken, Mae West

Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence

Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Resistance

Martin Luther King Jr. Letter from Birmingham Jail

Michael Levin The Case for Torture

A Casebook on Bullying

Natalie Angier The Sandbox: Bully for You--Why Push Comes to Shove

Andrew Keen Douse the Online Flames

Dan Wasserman School Officials Take a Test

 

13 CONSUMER CULTURE

ILLUSTRATIONS

Grant Wood American Gothic

Richard Hamilton just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?

SHORT VIEWS

Chinese Proverb,William Blake, Anonymous, George Bernard Shaw, G. C. Lichtenberg, Anonymous, Alison Lurie, Rudi Gernreich, Kenneth Clark, Le Corbusier, Epictetus

Henry David Thoreau, Where I LIIed, and What I Lived For

Michael Pollan Eat Food: Food Defined

Michael Ableman Feeding Our Future

David Gerard Hogan Fast Food

Donna Maurer Vegetarianism

Jonathan Safran Foer Against Meat (Or at Least Percent of It)

Paul Goldberger Quick! Before It Crumbles!

Peter Singer and Jim Mason Wal-Mart: Everyday Low Prices At What Cost?

Sheldon Richman The Chutzpah of Wal-Mart's Critics

Jonathan Swift A Modest Proposal

James Wright Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota (poem)

 

14 Our Environment: Present and Future

ILLUSTRATIONS

The 2010 BP oil spill

SHORT VIEWS

Henry David Thoreau, Theodore Roosevelt, Prince Charles, John McCain, Rush Limbaugh, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Native American proverb

Edward Abbey Eco-Defense

Daniel Goleman and Gregory Norris How Green Was My Bottle

Al Gore We Can't Wish Away Climate Change

Simon Noble and Generoso Pope Letters of Responding to Al Gore

Nicolette Hahn Niman The Carnivore's Dilemma

Robert Frost Fire and Ice (poem)

 

Appendix: A Writer’s Glossary



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