9780321481733

The Longman Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321481733

  • ISBN10:

    0321481739

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Widely praised for its superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking readings,The Longman Readerremains the most successful rhetorically organized freshman composition reader. Key Benefit: Provides superior teaching apparatus with thought-provoking readings. Key Topics: Reading Process Writing Process Market: General interest; Improving your writing

Table of Contents

Preface
The Reading Process.
Stage 1: Get an Overview of the Selection
First Reading: A Checklist
Stage 2: Deepen Your Sense of the Selection
Second Reading: A Checklist
Stage 3: Evaluate the Selection
Evaluating a Selection: A Checklist
Ellen Goodman,Family Counterculture
The Writing Process.
Stage 1: Prewrite
Analyzing Your Audience: A Checklist
Stage 2: Identify the Thesis
Stage 3: Support the Thesis with Evidence
Stage 4: Organize the Evidence
Outlining: A Checklist
Stage 5: Write the First Draft
Turning Outline Into First Draft: A Checklist
Stage 6: Revise the Essay
Student Essay
Commentary
Description.
What Is Description?
How Description Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Description in an Essay
Description: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Description
Flavio's Home
The Storm This Time
Sister Flowers
Once More to the Lake
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Additional Writing Topics
Narration.
What Is Narration?
How Narration Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Narration in an Essay
Narration: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Narration
The Fourth of July
Shooting an Elephant
Charity Display?
Salvation
The Price We Pay
Additional Writing Topics
Exemplification.
What Is Exemplification?
How Exemplification Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Exemplification in an Essay
Exemplification: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Exemplification
The "Values" Wasteland
Black Talk and Pop Culture
Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen
Bombs Bursting in Air
What I've Learned From Men
Additional Writing Topics
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