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The Longman Reader (with MyCompLab)

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780321323408

ISBN10:
0321323408
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

Widely praised for its superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking readings,The Longman Reader(formerly titledThe Macmillian Reader) remains the most successful rhetorically organized freshman composition reader. TheSeventh Editionoffers fresh examples of professional essays that range widely in subject matter and approach, from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument. Each selection captures students'interest and clearly illustrates a specific pattern of development. The text also includes separate chapters on reading and writing, detailed introductions to the patterns of development, "before and after" student essays for each pattern, and more activities and assignments than any comparable reader.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Reading Process
Get an Overview of the Selection
First Reading: A Checklist
Deepen Your Sense of the Selection
Second Reading: A Checklist
Evaluate the Selection
Evaluating a Selection: A Checklist
Family Counterculture
The Writing Process
Prewrite
Analyzing Your Audience: A Checklist
Identify the Thesis
Support the Thesis with Evidence
Organize the Evidence
Outlining: A Checklist
Write the First Draft
Turning Outline Into First Draft: A Checklist
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 Jacket
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
The Chase
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
Sexism and Language
Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen
Bombs Bursting in Air
What I've Learned From Men
Additional Writing Topics
Division-Classification
What Is Division-Classification?
How Division-Classification Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Division-Classification in an Essay
Division-Classification: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Division-Classification
The Ways We Lie
College Pressures
Doublespeak
Propaganda Techniques in Today's Advertising
But What Do You Mean?Additional Writing Topics
Process Analysis
What Is Process Analysis?
How Process Analysis Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Process Analysis in an Essay
Process Analysis: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Comme
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