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Patterns Plus : A Short Prose Reader with Argumentation

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9th
ISBN13:

9780618775316

ISBN10:
0618775315
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/2/2007
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

Arranged rhetorically, this anthology of short essays and paragraphs suits both essay-level developmental writing and freshman composition courses. Each chapter focuses on a different rhetorical mode, from narration and description to process writing. Three features make Patterns Plus a perennial best-seller: an engaging mix of nonfiction, fiction, and student essays with a careful consideration of multicultural issues; a strong pedagogical apparatus that helps develop comprehension, analytical, and writing skills; and clear presentation of the writing process and paragraph/essay structure. The Ninth Edition includes new student readings, as well as works by well-known writers such as Thomas Friedman, Walter Kirn, and Anna Quindlen. Updated pedagogical tools offer developmental students exactly what they need to master the content, including pre-reading, vocabulary, and post-reading questions that test comprehension and encourage critical analysis of each selection.

Table of Contents

The Basics of Writing: Process and Strategies
Narration Paragraphs
The Movie House
John Updike The Hunt
Lesley Stern Why Harlem Is Not Manhattan
The Birthday Cake
The Memorial Service
Essays: Learning to Write
Russell Baker Daughter's Doll Teaches Mom Lesson on Race
The Story of My Ring
A Little Nebraska
Description Paragraphs
A Perfect Dog
The Hiroshima Museum
The Ravine
The Wreck
Overindulgence
Essays
Hush Timmy--This Is Like a Church
A Letter from the Desert
Examples Paragraphs
Distance Learning
The Digital Revolution
Boomtown, U.S.A
Folk Art in the Barrios
My Suit
Essays: The Social Meaning of T-Shirts
Foreign Flavors, Mainstream Taste
Between Two Wars, 1913-1945
My Mother Never Worked
Classification and Division Paragraphs
Chili
March of Science
The Mad Dog's Hair: Alcoholism
Paul Gallico Brain Power
Essays: "Ever Et Raw Meat?"
Twinkies, and Ethnic Stereotypes
Secrets of Man's Unspoken Language
Start Spreading the News: Seven Things You Should Know Before Moving to New York City
Comparison and Contrast Paragraphs
Happy Returns
Good Girl
Dogs and Cats
Essays: Neat People vs. Sloppy People
Conversational Ballgames
Sakamoto Indy 500
Shopping in Pajamas
Process Paragraphs
The Supply Chain
How to Bathe a Cat
The Dog Brewing Beer
The Right Way to Eat an Ice-Cream Cone
The Cook
Essays: A Guide to Proper Hand-Washing Technique
The Beekeeper
The Art of Making Fimo Beads
Cause and Effect Paragraphs: Giving In, Michelle Cottle Why Eat Junk Food?
Judith Wurtman An Eyewitness Account
A Momentous Arrest
On Being Unemployed
Essays: Global Warming in Canada
Racial Stereotypes Go Underground
The Thirsty Animal
More Than Words
Definition Paragraphs: Running with the Cardio-Bots
The Ultimate Kitchen Gadget
What Does It Mean to Be Creative?
S.I. Hayakawa Grandparents
Essays: What Is Poverty?
Jo Goodwin Parker What Is Intelligence, Anyway?
Isaac Asimov Total Eclipse of the Son
Their Pinstripes
Argumentation and Persuasion Paragraphs: Tax Junk Food?
Yes
Frightening--and Fantastic
Drinking--What Age?
The Measure of Our Success
Flunking
Essays: Hang It Up
Keep the Drinking Age at Twenty-One
Smoking
A Burning Issue
Combining Strategies Paragraphs
A Trip to Honduras
The Dare
A Very Basic Decision
Time to Look and Listen
Glossary
Credits
Index
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