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The Resourceful Reader,9780838407790

The Resourceful Reader

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780838407790

ISBN10:
083840779X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/21/2003
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

Rhetorically organized and containing more contemporary selections than other readers, the new edition emphasizes the rhetorical situation and writing about images.

Table of Contents

1. EXAMPLE
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
Images
Texas Woman's University (Photograph)
Ford Motor Company (Advertisement)
2. NARRATION
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
Images
Jan Van Eyck, The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami, 1434 (Painting)
Chevy Malibu (Advertisement)
3. DESCRIPTION
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
Images
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)
4. PROCESS
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
Images
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
John M
Williams, And Here's the Pitch
Jack E
White, Growing Up in Black and White
Susan K
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
Images
eDiets
om (Advertisement)
GlobalWarmingAlert
rg (Advertisement)
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
Images
Toyota (Advertisement)
Working Assets (Advertisement)
7. CLASSIFICATION AND DIVISION
Joaquin Campos, U
Military Actions
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
New York
New Rochelle
1995. (Photograph)
Laurence Monneret, Elderly Couple Kissing Under Umbrella (Photograph)
8. DEFINITION
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
Images
Peter Paul Rubens, Venus Before a Mirror (Photograph)
Kevin R
Morris, Karen Woman (Photograph)
9. ARGUMENT
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
Images
Pablo Picasso, Guernica (Painting)
U
Dept
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
Images
Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa (Painting)
Bob Jackson, Lee Harvey Oswald (Photograph)
Matty Zimmerman, Marilyn Monroe (Photograph)
Coca Cola (Logo)


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