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The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Brief,9780130982582

The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Brief

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Summary

For one/two-semester Freshman Composition courses. This best-selling writing guide integrates purpose, process, and rhetorical strategies into every chapter, offering studentsas well as new instructorsthe clearest explanation of writing. In addition to emphasizing critical reading, every major chapter contains professional and student samples, rhetorical techniques, journal exercises, reading and writing activities, collaborative activities, peer-response guidelines, revision suggestions, and a student essay in each chapter contains writing process materials (outlines, audience analysis, interview notes, drafts, revision plans, etc.).

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents xv
Preface xxi
Credits xxix
Writing Myths and Rituals
3(14)
Writing Fitness: Rituals and Practice
5(12)
Place, Time, and Tools
6(2)
Energy and Attitude
8(1)
Keeping a Journal
9(2)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
11(1)
``On Keeping a Journal''
12(5)
Roy Hoffman
Purposes and Processes for Writing
17(30)
``Writing for Myself''
19(2)
Russell Baker
Purposes for Writing
21(2)
Writer-Based Purposes
21(1)
Subject- and Audience-Based Purposes
21(1)
Combinations of Purposes
22(1)
Subject, Purpose, and Thesis
22(1)
Purpose and Audience
23(3)
Audience Analysis
24(1)
Purpose, Audience, and Genre
25(1)
The Writing Situation
25(1)
Purpose and Audience in Two Essays
26(5)
``The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl''
27(1)
Elizabeth Wong
``I'm O.K., but You're Not,''
28(3)
Robert Zoellner
Dimensions of the Process
31(2)
Collecting
31(1)
Shaping
31(1)
Drafting
32(1)
Revising
32(1)
The Whole Process
32(1)
Writing with a Computer
33(3)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
35(1)
A Writing Process at Work: Collecting and Shaping
36(7)
``Athletes and Education''
36(4)
Neil H. Petrie
``On Writing `Athletes and Education'''
40(3)
Neil H. Petrie
A Writing Process at Work: Drafting and Revising
43(4)
from ``The Declaration of Independence''
44(3)
Observing
47(56)
Techniques for Writing about Observations
49(31)
Observing People
50(1)
Observing Places
51(1)
from ``Sierra''
51(1)
John Muir
Observing Objects
52(1)
Observing Events
53(1)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
54(1)
from ``September 18, 2001''
55(3)
Robin Morgan
``Take This Fish and Look at It''
58(5)
Samuel H. Scudder
``High Tide in Tucson''
63(8)
Barbara Kingsolver
``Observing Wolves''
71(9)
Farley Mowat
Observing: The Writing Process
80(23)
Choosing a Subject
80(1)
Collecting
81(2)
Shaping
83(6)
Drafting
89(1)
Revising
90(3)
Postscript on the Writing Process
93(1)
``Permanent Tracings''
93(6)
Jennifer Macke
``Empty Windows''
99(4)
Stephen White
Remembering
103(48)
Techniques for Writing About Memories
104(47)
Remembering People
106(1)
from The Way to Rainy Mountain
107(1)
N. Scott Momaday
Remembering Places
107(1)
from Farewell to Mansanar
107(1)
Jeanne Wakatsuke
Remembering Events
108(1)
``The Boy's Desire''
108(1)
Richard Rodriguez
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
109(1)
``The Day Language Came into My Life''
110(4)
Helen Keller
``Lives on the Boundary''
114(8)
Mike Rose
``Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self''
122(8)
Alice Walker
Remembering: The Writing Process
130(1)
Choosing a Subject
131(1)
Collecting
131(2)
Shaping
133(5)
Drafting
138(2)
Revising
140
from University Days
136(5)
James Thurber
Postscript on the Writing Process
141(1)
``The Wind Catcher''
142(3)
Todd Petry
``The Red Chevy''
145(6)
Juli Bovard
Reading
151(62)
Techniques for Writing About Reading
153(4)
How Readers Read
154(1)
Double-Entry Log
154(2)
Guidelines For Class Discussion
156(1)
Summarizing and Responding to an Essay
157(31)
``Teaching Diversity-with a Smile''
158(2)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Summarizing
160(2)
Responding
162(3)
Summarizing and Responding to an Advertisement
165(1)
``Beauty and Violence''
166(1)
Adam Forest
``Some Don't Like Their Blues at All''
167(3)
Karyn M. Lewis
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
170(1)
``Our Barbies, Ourselves''
171(3)
Emily Prager
``Atlas Shrugs''
174(7)
Nicholas Lemann
``Animal Rights and Beyond''
181(7)
David Quammen
Reading and Writing Processes
188(25)
Choosing a Subject
188(1)
``Teaching Tolerance in America''
189(2)
Dudley Erskine Devlin
Collecting
191(2)
Shaping
193(6)
Drafting
199(1)
Revising
200(2)
Postscript on the Writing Process
202(1)
``Drawing the Line''
202(7)
Paula Fisher
``Two Responses to Deborah Tannen''
209(4)
Jennifer Koester
Sonja H. Browe
Investigating
213(60)
Techniques for Investigative Writing
214(30)
Summary of a Book or Article
215(1)
``Date Rape: Familiar Strangers''
215(1)
Charlene L. Muehlenhard
Melaney A. Linton
Investigation Using Multiple Sources
216(1)
``The Personality Pill''
217(2)
Anastasia Toufexis
Profile of a Person
219(1)
``Here Comes Oprah!''
220(1)
Joan Barthel
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
220(2)
``How the Web Works''
222(2)
Gene Cowan
``Surfin' the Louvre''
224(1)
Elizabeth Larsen
``Plotting a Net Gain''
225(6)
Connie Keonenn
``Life After Oil''
231(5)
Jeremiah Creedon
``The Homeless and Their Children''
236(8)
Jonathan Kozol
Investigating: The Writing Process
244(29)
Choosing a Subject
244(1)
Collecting
245(7)
Shaping
252(4)
Drafting
256(1)
Revising
256(2)
Postscript on the Writing Process
258(1)
``The Hollywood Indian''
259(8)
Lauren Strain
``My Friend Michelle, an Alcoholic''
267(6)
Bridgid Stone
Explaining
273(60)
Techniques for Explaining
275(32)
Explaining What
276(2)
Explaining How
278(2)
Explaining Why
280(2)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
282(1)
``Multiracialness''
283(1)
La Mer Stepptoe
``Les Tres Riches Heures de Martha Stewart''
284(11)
Margaret Talbot
``The Global Village Finally Arrives''
295(6)
Pico Iyer
``How Male and Female Students Use Language Differently''
301(6)
Deborah Tannen
Explaining: The Writing Process
307(26)
Choosing a Subject
308(1)
Collecting
308(3)
Shaping
311(7)
Drafting
318(2)
Revising
320(1)
Postscript on the Writing Process
321(1)
``English Only''
321(8)
Christine Bishop
``Anorexia Nervosa''
329(4)
Nancie Brosseau
Evaluating
333(56)
Techniques for Writing Evaluations
334(32)
Evaluating Commercial Products or Services
337(1)
Evaluating Works of Art
338(3)
Evaluating Performances
341(1)
``Mr. Spielberg Strikes Again''
341(2)
David Ansen
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
343(1)
``All's Not Well in The Land of `The Lion King'''
344(2)
Margaret Lazarus
``Prime Time Art?''
346(6)
Kathyrn Hughes
Ben Rogers
``First Born, Later Born''
352(7)
Geoffrey Cowley
``Watching the Eyewitless News''
359(7)
Elayne Rapping
Evaluating: The Writing Process
366(23)
Choosing a Subject
366(1)
Collecting
367(2)
Shaping
369(3)
Drafting
372(1)
Revising
372(2)
Postscript on the Writing Process
374(1)
``Borrowers Can Be Choosy''
375(9)
Linda Meininger
``The Big Chill''
384(5)
Kent Y'Blood
Problem Solving
389(52)
Techniques for Problem Solving
390(25)
Demonstrating That a Problem Exists
391(2)
Proposing a Solution and Convincing Your Readers
393(2)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
395(1)
``Solving for Pattern''
396(5)
Wendell Berry
``The Argument Culture''
401(5)
Deborah Tannen
``Virtual Students, Digital Classroom''
406(9)
Neil Postman
Problem Solving: The Writing Process
415(26)
Choosing a Subject
416(1)
Collecting
417(4)
Shaping
421(3)
Drafting
424(1)
Revising
424(2)
Postscript on the Writing Process
426(1)
``No Parking''
427(5)
Kristy Busch
Steve Krause
Keith Wright
``Who Should Take Charge?''
432(9)
Eui Young Hwang
Arguing
441(72)
Techniques for Writing: Argument
442(41)
Claims for Written Argument
444(1)
from ``A Case of Severe Bias''
445(1)
Patricia Raybon
from The Plug-In Drug
446(2)
Marie Winn
Appeals for Written Argument
448(4)
Rogerian Argument
452(3)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
455(1)
``The Ethics of Endorsing a Product''
456(2)
Mike Royko
``The Internet: A Clear and Present Danger?''
458(6)
Cathleen A. Cleaver
``The Damnation of a Canyon''
464(7)
Edward Abbey
Three Perspectives on the Death Penalty
471(1)
``Death and Justice''
472(5)
Edward I. Koch
``Death Be Not Proud''
477(2)
Robert Badinter
``Death and Justice''
479(4)
John O'Sullivan
Arguing: The Writing Process
483(30)
Choosing a Subject
483(1)
Collecting
484(2)
Shaping
486(3)
Drafting
489(1)
Revising
490(4)
Postscript on the Writing Process
494(1)
``Welfare Is Still Necessary for Women and Children in the U.S.''
495(8)
Crystal Sabatke
``Standardized Tests: Shouldn't We Be Helping Our Students?''
503(10)
Eric Boese
Responding to Literature
513(44)
``The Story of an Hour''
516(2)
Kate Chopin
Techniques for Responding to Literature
518(2)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
519(1)
Purposes for Responding to Literature
520(1)
Responding to Short Fiction
521(19)
Responding as a Reader
521(1)
Reading with a Writer's Eye
522(2)
``A Worn Path''
524(9)
Eudora Welty
``The Lesson''
533(7)
Toni Cade Bambara
Responding to Literature: The Writing Process
540(17)
Collecting
541(2)
Shaping
543(2)
Drafting
545(1)
Revising
545(1)
Postscript on the Writing Process
546(1)
``On `A Worn Path'''
547(6)
Julia MacMillan
Brett MacFadden
``Death: The Final Freedom''
553(4)
Pat Russell
Writing a Research Paper
557(74)
Techniques for Writing a Research Paper
559(3)
Using Purpose, Audience, and Form as Guides
559(1)
Finding the Best Sources
560(1)
Using Sources to Make Your Point
561(1)
Documenting Your Sources
562(1)
Preparing Yourself for the Research Process
562(7)
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
563(1)
Research Notebook
564(4)
Research Timetable
568(1)
Documentation Format: MLA and APA Styles
568(1)
Research Paper: The Writing Process
569(62)
Choosing a Subject
569(4)
Collecting
573(8)
Basic Internet Glossary
581(4)
Evaluating Internet Sources
585(6)
Shaping
591(1)
Shaping Strategies
591(2)
Drafting
593(5)
Revising
598(1)
Documenting Sources
599(16)
Postscript on the Writing Process
615(1)
``Foreign Language Study: An American Necessity''
616(15)
Kate McNerny
Appendix: Writing Under Pressure 631(12)
Know Your Audience
633(1)
Analyze Key Terms
633(1)
Make a Sketch Outline
634(3)
Know the Material
637(1)
Practice Writing
637(1)
Proofread and Edit
638(1)
Sample Essay Questions and Responses
638(5)
Index 643


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