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PART ONE ON READING AND WRITING WELL
1 The Writing Process
Writing the First Draft
Writing an Expository Essay: A Student Essay in Progress
Jeffrey Olesky, "Golf: A Character Builder" (student essay)
PART TWO THE ELEMENTS OF THE ESSAY
Note: Readings in Chapters 3-22 follow the same structure as listed here for Helen Keller, "The Most Important Day." For brevity, the apparatus subheadings are not repeated.
*Nicholas D. Kristof, "A Farm Boy Reflects"
Mary Sherry, "In Praise of the F Word"
*Stanley McChrystal, Lincoln’s Call to Service—and Ours
Thomas Jefferson, "The Declaration of Independence"
*e-reading > Intelligence Squared, “Should College Football Be Banned?” [video]
Crime: Finding an Effective Punishment
June Tangney, "Condemn the Crime, Not the Person"
Dan M. Kahan, "Shame Is Worth a Try"
*Cole Stryker, "The Problem with Public Shaming"
*Slacktivism: Social Media Meets Activism
*Heidi Schlumpf, " ‘Slacktivism’ Makes the World a Better Place from the Couch"
*Gabriella Corvese, "Putting ‘Action’ Back in Activism"
*Mark Pfeifle, "Changing the Face(book) of Social Activism"