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Rhetorically organized and containing more contemporary selections than other readers, the new edition emphasizes the rhetorical situation and writing about images.
Table of Contents
|Alice Green, Chick with the Stick|
|Brent Staples, Just Walk on By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space|
|Lara Kate Cohen, High School Confidential|
|Sue Halpern, Recipe for Change|
|Jack Hitt, The Hidden Life of SUVs|
|Julia Cass, The Moses Factor|
|Brian Doherty, John Ashcroft’s Power Grab|
|Texas Woman's University (Photograph)|
|Ford Motor Company (Advertisement)|
|Roy Fowler, Roadblocks|
|Maria Said, Half-Walls Between Us|
|John Hockenberry, The Hockenberry File|
|Patricia Reynoso, Loving Papi|
|Assaf Oron, An Open Letter to American Jews (and Other Friends of Israel)|
|Maya Angelou, Momma, the Dentist, and Me|
|Cecilia Balli, Return to Padre|
|Jan Van Eyck, The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami, 1434 (Painting)|
|Chevy Malibu (Advertisement)|
|Marta Salazar, Welcome to Wilderness|
|Patricia Brady, The Blobs|
|Mary Pipher, Excerpt from The Middle of Everywhere|
|Aaron McCarroll Gallegos, Singing with All the Saints|
|Greg Smith, The Body Farm|
|Smita Madan Paul and Kiran Desai, Sari Story|
|Bruce Barcott, Beyond the Valley of the Dammed|
|Lorenzo Ciniglio, People Running from Collapsing World Trade Center (Photograph)|
|Jennifer Brown, A NYPD Officer is Treated at a Triage Center Following the Collapse of Both World Trade Center Towers (Photograph)|
|Veronica Ashida, Paper Mountains, Paper Valleys|
|Leonard Felder, Developing a Mindful Way of Eating|
|Anamary Palayo, Hot Tempered? Garrison Keillor, How to Write a Personal Letter|
|Margery Guest, Sugaring|
|Michael Kernan, Zoo Medicine|
|Jane O’Reilly, Click: The Housewife’s Moment of Truth|
|Eric Parsons, Jenny, a Search and Rescue Dog, Is Lowered During a Rappelling Drill (Photograph)|
|Gaseous Diffusion Uranium Enrichment Process (Diagram)|
|. CAUSE AND EFFECT|
|Timothy Davis, World Trade or World Charade|
|Williams, And Here's the Pitch|
|White, Growing Up in Black and White|
|Perry, Right Here, Write Now|
|Margo Monteith and Jeffrey Winters, Why We Hate|
|Walt Mueller, What’s So Bad about Bullies? Margaret Talbot, Girls Just Want to Be Mean|
|6. COMPARIOSN AND CONTRAST|
|Keisha Jackson, The Real Truth About Cats and Dogs|
|Bruce Catton, Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts|
|Robin Morgan, Dispatch from Beijing|
|Beth Ann Fennelly, Fruits We’ll Never Taste, Languages We’ll Never Hear: The Need for Needless Complexity|
|Richard Rodriguez, The Male God of the Desert|
|Paul Goldberger, Requiem: Memorializing Terrorism’s Victims in Oklahoma|
|David Morris, Small is Still Beautiful|
|Working Assets (Advertisement)|
|7. CLASSIFICATION AND DIVISION|
|Joaquin Campos, U|
|Martin Luther King, Jr|
|Three Types of Resistance to Oppression|
|Ellen McGrath, Recovering from Trauma|
|William Saletan, Get It Straight: The Hypocrisy of Blaming Gays for Sexual Abuse by Priests|
|Jacqueline Berke, The Qualities of Good Writing|
|Ron Geraci, Which Stooge Are You? Images|
|Elliot Erwitt, USA|
|Laurence Monneret, Elderly Couple Kissing Under Umbrella (Photograph)|
|Tanisha Carter, White Collar Crime|
|Barbara Ehrenreich, A Mystery of Misogyny|
|Katherine Kagan, Hegemony, Not Empire|
|Ruben Navarrette, Jr|
|Is It Reverse Discrimination? Lindsay Van Gelder, It’s Not Nice to Mess with Mother Nature|
|Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron, Land of Identities|
|Monica Ramirez Basco, The ‘Perfect’ Trap|
|Peter Paul Rubens, Venus Before a Mirror (Photograph)|
|Morris, Karen Woman (Photograph)|
|DeVon Freeman, Community College: Not Just for Dumb Kids|
|Aurora Levins Morales, Liberation Genealogy|
|Deborah Stone, Why We Need a Care Movement|
|Ralph Nader, Blinded by Power|
|Newt Gingrich, Follow the Light|
|Randall Kennedy, You Can’t Judge a Crook by His Color|
|Gregory Stock and Francis Fukuyama, The Clone Wars: A Reason Online Debate|
|Pablo Picasso, Guernica (Painting)|
|of Agriculture Forest Service, 1942 (Poster)|
|10. FOR FURTHER READING: SOME CLASSIC ESSAYS|
|Plato, The Allegory of the Cave|
|Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal|
|Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence|
|Mary Wollstonecraft, The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed|
|Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For|
|Virginia Woolf, The Death of the Moth|
|Judy Brady, I Want a Wife|
|Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa (Painting)|
|Bob Jackson, Lee Harvey Oswald (Photograph)|
|Matty Zimmerman, Marilyn Monroe (Photograph)|
|Coca Cola (Logo)|