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The Prentice Hall Reader,9780130225634

The Prentice Hall Reader

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0130225630
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For one-semester, freshman-level courses in Composition. This classic, best-selling reader focuses on the modes of writingoffering an abundance of interesting and appealing essays, easily implemented classroom suggestions, and varied homework and writing assignments.

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents xix
Preface xxvii
How to Read an Essay
1(15)
How Does Reading Help You Write?
1(1)
How Does Writing Help You Read?
2(1)
Active Rather than Passive Reading
3(1)
Prereading
4(1)
Reading
4(1)
Rereading
5(1)
On Cloning a Human Being
6(8)
Lewis Thomas
Some Things to Remember When Reading
14(2)
How to Write an Essay
16(23)
A Writer's Subject
16(1)
A Writer's Purpose
17(1)
A Writer's Audience
17(1)
Some Things to Remember
18(1)
A Writer's Information
18(5)
A Writer's Thesis
23(3)
Revising an Essay
26(2)
Is an Error-Free Paper an ``A'' Paper?
28(1)
A Student Writer's Revision Process
29(2)
The Watermelon Wooer
31(7)
Tina Burton
Some Things to Remember When Revising
38(1)
Gathering and Using Examples
39(51)
Where Can You Find Details and Examples?
40(2)
How Do I Gather Details and Examples from My Experiences?
42(1)
How Do I Gather Information from Outside Sources?
42(1)
How Many Examples Are Enough?
43(3)
Looking for Love
44(2)
Frank Smite
Some Things to Remember
46(1)
Gathering and Using Examples in Writing for Your Other Courses
47(1)
Visualizing Examples
48(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
49(41)
The Name Is Mine
50(5)
Anna Quindlen
Cut
55(9)
Bob Greene
One of the Girls
64(8)
Leslie Heywood
Whales in the Minnesota River
72(9)
Tina Kelley
Plugging the Kegs / U.S. News and World Report
81(9)
Narration
90(55)
What Do You Include in a Narrative?
91(1)
How Do You Structure a Narrative?
91(1)
How Are Narratives Told?
92(1)
What Do You Write About If Nothing Ever Happened to You?
93(5)
The Ruby Slippers
94(4)
Hope Zucker
Some Things to Remember
98(1)
Using Narration in Your Writing for Other Courses
99(1)
Visualizing Narration
100(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
100(45)
Salvation
102(6)
Langston Hughes
Sister Monroe
108(6)
Maya Angelou
Marina
114(10)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Lockdown
124(10)
Evans D. Hopkins
Alcohol in the Western World
134(11)
Bert L. Vallee
Description
145(51)
How Do You Describe an Object or a Place?
147(1)
How Do You Describe a Person?
148(1)
How Do You Organize a Description?
149(1)
Does Description Mean Lots of Adjectives and Adverbs?
149(3)
Natalie
150(2)
Nadine Resnick
Some Things to Remember
152(1)
Using Description in Your Writing for Other Courses
153(1)
Visualizing Description
154(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
154(42)
Po-Po
156(6)
Eric Liu
Caught in the Widow's Web
162(6)
Gordon Grice
Nameless, Tennessee
168(8)
William Least Heat Moon
The Village Watchman
176(9)
Terry Tempest Williams
The Inheritance of Tools
185(11)
Scott Russell Sanders
Division and Classification
196(55)
How Do You Choose a Subject?
198(1)
How Do You Divide or Classify a Subject?
198(2)
How Do You Structure a Division or Classification Essay?
200(3)
Riding the Rails: The American Hobo
201(2)
Evan James
Some Things to Remember
203(1)
Using Division and Classification in Writing for Your Other Courses
204(1)
Visualizing Division and Classification
205(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
206(45)
What's in Your Toothpaste?
207(6)
David Bodanis
Cinematypes
213(6)
Susan Allen Toth
In Defense of Talk Shows
219(5)
Barbara Ehrenreich
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
224(8)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
The Value of Children: A Taxonomical Essay
232(9)
Bernard R. Berelson
The Virus Wars
241(10)
Robert Buderi
Comparison and Contrast
251(62)
How Do You Choose a Subject?
252(1)
Do You Always Find Both Similarities and Differences?
253(1)
How Do You Use Analogy, Metaphor, and Simile?
254(1)
How Do You Structure a Comparison and Contrast?
255(7)
Subject vs. Keyword Searches
257(5)
Alicia Gray
Some Things to Remember
262(1)
Using Comparison and Contrast in Writing for Your Other Courses
263(1)
Visualizing Comparison and Contrast
264(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
264(49)
The Transaction: Two Writing Processes
266(5)
William Zinsser
Academic Selves
271(6)
Mary Phifer
That Lean and Hungry Look
277(6)
Suzanne Britt Jordan
Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
283(7)
Bruce Catton
Virtual Love
290(12)
Meghan Daum
Sold Out: From Team Booster to TV Backdrop
302(11)
Susan Faludi
Process
313(61)
How Do You Choose a Subject to Write About?
314(1)
How Do You Structure a Process Paper?
315(4)
How to Play Dreidel
316(3)
Julie Anne Halbfish
Some Things to Remember
319(1)
Using Process in Writing for Your Other Courses
320(1)
Visualizing Process
321(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
322(52)
Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
323(7)
Diane Ackerman
My Daily Dives in the Dumpster
330(8)
Lars Eighner
Don't Just Stand There
338(9)
Diane Cole
How Books Helped Shape My Life
347(8)
Judith Viorst
Into the Loop: How to Get the Job You Want after Graduation
355(11)
Charlie Drozdyk
The Page Turner
366(8)
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Cause and Effect
374(60)
Why Do You Write a Cause and Effect Analysis?
376(1)
How Do You Choose a Subject?
377(1)
How Do You Isolate and Evaluate Causes and Effects?
377(1)
How Do You Structure a Cause and Effect Analysis?
378(4)
The Influence of Televised Violence on Children
379(3)
Cathy Ferguson
Some Things to Remember
382(2)
Using Cause and Effect in Writing for Your Other Courses
384(1)
Visualizing Cause and Effect
385(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
385(49)
My Wood
387(6)
E. M. Forster
Buying Time
393(7)
Elizabeth Larsen
The Origins of Anorexia Nervosa
400(7)
Joan Jacobs Brumberg
The Scapegoat We Love to Hate
407(9)
Jonathan Kellerman
Why They Excel
416(8)
Fox Butterfield
Network and Cable TV
424(10)
Kyle Pope
Definition
434(48)
How Much Do You Include in a Definition?
436(1)
How Do You Structure a Definition?
436(4)
Infallible
437(3)
Sherry Heck
Some Things to Remember
440(1)
Using Definition in Writing for Your Other Courses
441(1)
Visualizing Definition
442(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
443(39)
Adults Only
444(5)
Bob Greene
I Want a Wife
449(5)
Judy Brady
A Word's Meaning Can Often Depend on Who Says It
454(6)
Gloria Naylor
Mother Tongue
460(9)
Amy Tan
Mess
469(7)
John Hollander
The Female Body
476(6)
Margaret Atwood
Argumentation and Persuasion
482(70)
How Do You Analyze Your Audience?
484(1)
What Does It Take to Persuade Your Reader?
485(2)
How Do You Make Sure That Your Argument Is Logical?
487(1)
How Do You Structure an Argument?
488(5)
Lowering the Cost of a College Education
490(3)
Beth Jaffe
Some Things to Remember
493(1)
Using Argument and Persuasion in Writing for Your Other Courses
493(2)
Visualizing Argument
495(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
495(57)
I Have a Dream
497(7)
Martin Luther King Jr.
What Do Murderers Deserve?
504(6)
David Gelernter
The New Yorker / Help for Sex Offenders
510(6)
The Potential Cost of the Best Genes Money Can Buy
516(7)
Barbara Katz Rothman
Advertising and Children
523(9)
Aline D. Wolf
None of This Is Fair
532(8)
Richard Rodriguez
Watch and Learn
540(12)
Gregg Easterbrook
Revising
552(52)
Analyzing Your Own Writing
553(1)
Keeping a Revision Log
554(1)
Using Peer Readers
555(2)
Using Your School's Writing Center or a Writing Tutor
557(1)
Using an OWL
558(1)
Conferencing with Your Instructor
558(1)
Proofreading Your Paper
559(2)
Revisers at Work
561(1)
Visualizing Revision
562(1)
Visit the Prentice Hall Reader's Website
563(41)
The Way to Rainy Mountain
564(9)
N. Scott Momaday
Revision and Life: Take It from the Top---Again
573(7)
Nora Ephron
Black Men and Public Space
580(7)
Brent Staples
Revision Case Study
Journal Entries
587(6)
Gordon Grice
The Black Widow
593(6)
Caught in the Widow's Web
599(2)
Revising ``The Black Widow'': A Conversation with Gordon Grice
601(3)
APPENDIX Finding, Using, and Documenting Sources 604(29)
Finding Sources
604(8)
Web Searching Tips
612(7)
Using Sources
619(4)
Documenting Your Sources
623(9)
Annotated Sample Student Research Paper (MLA Documentation Style):
Ecotourism: Friend or Foe?
632(1)
Amy Rubens
Glossary 633(10)
Credits 643(20)
Index 663


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