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The New Millennium Reader,9780131918498

The New Millennium Reader

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Edition:
4th
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9780131918498

ISBN10:
0131918494
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

This collection encourages readers to consider a variety of works from many well-known and respected authors.Works include diaries, journals, letters, memoirs, scholarly essays, speeches, interviews, and biographies, from such genres as non-fiction, fiction, poetry and drama. Multicultural diversity is evident in the selection of readings.An excellent resource for anyone interested in a collection of the best literary works from a variety of perspectives.

Table of Contents

Rhetorical Contents xiii
Preface xix
Introduction: Reading in the Various Genres 1(27)
Reading Essays
1(16)
Reading Fiction
17(2)
Reading Poetry
19(1)
Reading Drama
20(2)
Literary Works in Context
22(1)
Reading and Analyzing Visual Texts
23(1)
Elements of Design
24(1)
Reading Images as Cultural Signs
24(4)
1 REELECTIONS ON EXPERIENCE 28(66)
Nonfiction
Jill Nelson
Number One!
30(3)
Fritz Peters
Boyhood with Gurdjieff
33(3)
Beryl Markham
West with the Night
36(9)
Marcel Proust
The Bodily Memory
45(4)
Douchan Gersi
Initiated into an Iban Tribe
49(4)
Annie Dillard
So, This Was Adolescence
53(2)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
55(4)
Nasdijj
The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams
59(7)
Fiction
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper
66(11)
Andre Dubus
The Fat Girl
77(10)
Poetry
William Shakespeare
Sonnet 30, When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
87(1)
Barbara Kingsolver
This House I Cannot Leave
88(1)
Anna Kamienska
Funny
89(2)
Sara Teasdale
The Solitary
91(1)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Pablo Picasso's "The Dream," 1932
92(1)
CONNECTIONS
92(2)
2 INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE AND MEMORABLE PLACES 94(58)
Nonfiction
Maya Angelou
Liked for Myself
96(3)
Gayle Pemberton
Antidisestablishmentarianism
99(6)
Mikhal Gilmore
My Brother, Gary Gilmore
105(10)
Fatima Mernissi
Moonlit Nights of Laughter
115(5)
Richard Keller Simon
The Shopping Mall and the Formal Garden
120(4)
William Zinsser
Niagara Falls
124(7)
Joseph Addison
Reflections in Westminster Abbey
131(2)
George Carlin
A Place for Your Stuff
133(4)
Fiction
Raymond Carver
Neighbors
137(4)
Bessie Head
Looking for a Rain God
141(3)
Poetry
Cathy Song
The Youngest Daughter
144(2)
Robert Hayden
Those Winter Sundays
146(1)
William Wordsworth
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
147(2)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Vincent Van Gogh's "Café Terrace on the Place clay Forum," 1888
149(1)
CONNECTIONS
150(2)
3 THE VALUE OF EDUCATION 152(52)
Nonfiction
Frederick Douglass
Learning to Read and Write
154(4)
Jonathan Kozol
The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society
158(6)
William A. Henry III
In Defense of Elitism
164(5)
Richard Rodriguez
On Becoming a Chicano
169(5)
Sabine Reichel
Learning What Was Never Taught
174(8)
David Rothenberg
How the Web Destroys the Quality of Students' Research Papers
182(3)
John Milton
Areopagitica: Defense of Books
185(2)
Nat Hentoff
"Speech Codes" on the Campus and Problems of Free Speech
187(5)
Judy Blume
Is Harry Potter Evil?
192(3)
Fiction
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
A Canary's Ideas
195(4)
Poetry
Francis E.W. Harper
Learning to Read
199
Linda Hogan
Workday
200(2)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Jean Honoré Fragonard's "A Young Girl Reading," 1776
202(1)
CONNECTIONS
202(2)
4 PERSPECTIVES ON LANGUAGE 204(50)
Nonfiction
Helen Keller
The Day Language Came into My Life
206(2)
Temple Grandin
Thinking in Pictures
208(4)
Deborah Tannen
Sex, Lies, and Conversation
212(4)
George Lakoff
Anger
216(8)
Alison Lurie
The Language of Clothes
224(5)
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
The FDR Memorial: Who Speaks from the Wheelchair?
229(6)
Aldous Huxley
Propaganda Under a Dictatorship
235(4)
Stuart Hirschberg
The Rhetoric of Advertising
239(7)
Fiction
Anthony Burgess
From A Clockwork Orange
246(5)
Poetry
Ted Hughes
Crow Goes Hunting
251(1)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Paul Gaugin's "The Market," 1892
252(1)
CONNECTIONS
253(1)
5 ISSUES IN POPULAR CULTURE 254(67)
Nonfiction
Juliet B. Schor
The Culture of Consumerism
256(8)
Philip Slater
Want-Creation Fuels Americans' Addictiveness
264(4)
Jan Harold Brunvand
Urban Legends: "The Boyfriend's Death"
268(8)
Neil Postman and Steve Powers
TV News as Entertainment
276(5)
Eric Schlosser
Kid Kustomers
281(4)
Rosalind Coward
The Body Beautiful
285(7)
Arthur Ashe
The Burden of Race
292(4)
Barbara Kantrowitz
The New Face of Marriage
296(3)
Fiction
Kate Chopin
Desiree's Baby
299(4)
Margaret Atwood
Happy Endings
303(3)
Poetry
Marge Piercy
Barbie Doll
306(2)
Grace Caroline Bridges
Lisa's Ritual, Age 10
308(1)
Bruce Springsteen
Streets of Philadelphia
309(1)
Kelly Cherry
Alzheimer's
310(1)
Drama
David Ives
Sure Thing
311(8)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Grace Hartigan's "Billboard," 1957
319(1)
CONNECTIONS
320(1)
6 OUR PLACE IN NATURE 321(53)
Nonfiction
Mark Twain
The Lowest Animal
324(4)
Gunjan Sinha
You Dirty Vole
328(5)
Richard Rhodes
Watching the Animals
333(7)
Thor Heyerdahl
How to Kill an Ocean
340(8)
Jared Diamond
Why Do We Smoke, Drink, and Use Dangerous Drugs?
348(9)
Linda Hogan
Waking Up the Rake
357(3)
Alice Walker
Am I Blue?
360(4)
Fiction
Edgar Allan Poe
The Masque of the Red Death
364(5)
Poetry
Mary Oliver
Sleeping in the Forest
369(1)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Sound of the Sea
370(1)
Humbert Wolfe
The Gray Squirrel
371(1)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Claude Monet's "The Garden at Giverny," 1902
372(1)
CONNECTIONS
372(2)
7 HISTORY IN THE MAKING 374(80)
Nonfiction
Herodotus
Concerning Egypt
376(10)
Gilbert Highet
The Gettysburg Address
386(6)
Jack London
The San Francisco Earthquake
392(5)
Hanson W. Baldwin
R.M.S. Titanic
397(9)
Maurizio Chierici
The Man from Hiroshima
406(5)
Haunani-Kay Trask
From a Native Daughter
411(8)
Stuart Hirschberg
Analyzing the Rhetoric of Nixon's "Checkers" Speech
419(7)
Dennis Smith
Report from Ground Zero
426(8)
Fiction
Ambrose Bierce
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
434(7)
Irene Zabytko
Home Soil
441(5)
Poetry
Bertolt Brecht
A Worker Reads History
446(2)
Eleni Fourtouni
Child's Memory
448(1)
David R. Slavitt
Titanic
449(2)
W.B. Yeats
The Second Coming
451(1)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Francisco de Goya's "The Third of May, 1808," 1814
452(1)
CONNECTIONS
452(2)
8 THE PURSUIT OF JUSTICE 454(76)
Nonfiction
Harriet Jacobs
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
456(4)
Kenneth M. Stampp
To Make Them Stand in Fear
460(3)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream
463(4)
Jonathan Swift
A Modest Proposal
467(7)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Nickel-and-Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
474(18)
Luis Sepulveda
Daisy
492(4)
Steven E. Barkan and Lynne L. Snowden
Defining and Countering Terrorism
496(6)
Michael Levin
The Case for Torture
502(2)
Fiction
Panos Ioannides
Gregory
504(4)
Liliana Heker
The Stolen Party
508(4)
Poetry
W.H. Auden
The Unknown Citizen
512(2)
Margaret Atwood
At First I Was Given Centuries
514(1)
Carolyn Forché
The Colonel
515(2)
Drama
Susan Glaspell
Trifles
517(11)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Ben Shahn's "Riot on Carol Street," 1944
528(1)
CONNECTIONS
528(2)
9 THE IMPACE OF TECHNOLOGY 530(54)
Nonfiction
David Ewing Duncan
DNA as Destiny
532(7)
LynNell Hancock
The Haves and the Have-Nots
539(3)
Constance Holden
Identical Twins Reared Apart
542(7)
Lawrence Osborne
Got Silk
549(7)
Umberto Eco
How Not to Use the Fax Machine and the Cellular Phone
556(3)
Bill McKibben
It's Easy Being Green
559(4)
Bill Gates
From The Road Ahead
563(8)
Henry Petroski
The Pencil
571(4)
Fiction
Chet Williamson
The Personal Touch
575(3)
Poetry
Walt Whitman
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
578(1)
Peggy Seeger
I'm Gonna Be an Engineer
579(2)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Francis Picabia's "Parade Amoureuse," 1917
581(1)
CONNECTIONS
582(2)
10 THE ARTISTIC IMPULSE 584(42)
Nonfiction
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
How to Write with Style
586(4)
Fran Lebowitz
How to Tell if Your Child Is a Writer
590(1)
Stephen King
On Writing
591(4)
Roger Ebert
Great Movies
595(3)
Agnes De Mille
Pavlova
598(2)
Aaron Copland
Film Music
600(6)
Lance Morrow
Imprisoning Time in a Rectangle
606(2)
David Brooks
Oversimulated Suburbia
608(6)
Fiction
Carson McCullers
Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland
614(6)
Poetry
Anne Bradstreet
The Author to Her Book
620(1)
Emily Dickinson
Tell All the Truth but Tell It Slant
621(1)
Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
The Sound of Silence
622(2)
Thinking/Critically About the Image: Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss," 1907-1908
624(1)
CONNECTIONS
624(2)
11 MATTERS OF ETHICS, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELIGION 626(77)
Nonfiction
Philip Wheelwright
The Meaning of Ethics
628(6)
Marya Mannes
The Unwilled
634(1)
Richard Selzer
What I Saw at the Abortion
635(4)
Garrett Hardin
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor
639(10)
Tim O'Brien
If I Die in a Combat Zone
649(4)
Stanley Milgram
The Perils of Obedience
653(11)
Dalai Lama
The Role of Religion in Modern Society
664(6)
Langston Hughes
Salvation
670(2)
Fiction
Joyce Carol Oates
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
672(12)
Parables
Plato
The Allegory of the Cave
684(4)
Matthew
Parables in the New Testament
688(4)
The Buddha
Parables of Buddha
692(2)
Nasreddin Hodja
Islamic Folk Stories
694(2)
Poetry
Linda Pastan
Ethics
696(1)
Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken
697(1)
Lisel Mueller
Hope
698(1)
Thinking Critically About the Image: Edvard Munch's "The Scream," 1893
699(1)
CONNECTIONS
700(3)
Glossary 703(6)
Credits 709(6)
Index of First Lines of Poems 715(2)
Index of Authors and Titles 717


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