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The Rinehart Reader

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780155055124

ISBN10:
0155055127
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/13/1998
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

THE RINEHART READER offers works that will challenge, inform, and simulate student writing. Many of the selections included are classics in the sense of being established works by many of our best writers, works that instructors have turned to as models of eloquence and power again and again. Within that standard of quality, the selections provide variety in voice and rhetorical categories. THE RINEHART READER provides ample material on reading and the writing process, the rhetorical organization that most instructors prefer, and an excellent selection of readings that have demonstrated their value both in literature and as models of effective writing.

Table of Contents

Part One Reading and Writing Essays 1(122)
Why Read? How Can Reading These Essays Help Me?
3(63)
Television and the American Family
8(5)
Marie Winn
Reading as a Reader
13(15)
Donald Murray
A Sweet Devouring
28(5)
Eudora Welty
Discovering Books
33(9)
Richard Wright
How Books Helped Shape My Life
42(5)
Judith Viorst
A Homemade Education
47(4)
Malcolm X
Wordstruck
51(7)
Robert MacNeil
The Best Refuge for Insomniacs
58(4)
Lance Morrow
In Defense of Literacy
62(4)
Wendell Berry
The Writing Process
66(57)
Why I Write
82(7)
Joan Didion
Life at Close Range
89(5)
Gretel Ehrlich
Freewriting
94(4)
Peter Elbow
What Shall I Write?
98(6)
Sheridan Baker
The Qualities of Good Writing
104(7)
Jacqueline Berke
Style
111(6)
William Zinsser
The Maker's Eye: Revising Your Own Manuscripts
117(6)
Donald Murray
Part Two Essays for Reading and Analysis 123(523)
Narration
125(53)
Salvation
128(4)
Langston Hughes
The Discus Thrower
132(6)
Richard Selzer
Sister Flowers
138(5)
Maya Angelou
38 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police
143(5)
Martin Gansberg
Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self
148(8)
Alice Walker
Chinese-American Silence
156(8)
Maxine Hong Kingston
``Out, Out---''
164(4)
Robert Frost
The Cask of Amontillado
168(8)
Edgar Allan Poe
Writing Assignments for Chapter Three
176(2)
Description
178(60)
The Turle
183(4)
John Steinbeck
Marrying Absurd
187(4)
Joan Didion
The Way to Rainy Mountain
191(7)
N. Scott Momaday
Once More to the Lake
198(7)
E. B. White
An American Childhood
205(8)
Annie Dillard
If Shakespeare Had Had a Sister
213(12)
Virginia Woolf
We Real Cool
225(3)
Gwendolyn Brooks
I Stand Here Ironing
228(8)
Tillie Olsen
Writing Assignments for Chapter Four
236(2)
Process
238(50)
The Jeaning of America---And the World
241(3)
Carin Quinn
The American Way of Death
244(7)
Jessica Mitford
Attitude
251(5)
Garrison Keillor
Nonviolent Resistance
256(7)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
More than Just a Shrine: Paying Homage to the Ghosts of Ellis Island
263(6)
Mary Gordon
Take This Fish and Look at It
269(5)
Samuel H. Scudder
Those Winter Sundays
274(3)
Robert Hayden
The Lottery
277(9)
Shirley Jackson
Writing Assignments for Chapter Five
286(2)
Definition
288(53)
What Is Happiness?
291(5)
John Ciardi
On Self-Respect
296(5)
Joan Didion
Gobbledygook
301(7)
Stuart Chase
Hispanic-American Culture
308(5)
Richard Rodriguez
New Superstitions for Old
313(6)
Margaret Mead
Discrimination
319(8)
Ralph Ellison
Metaphors
327(3)
Sylvia Plath
A Mystery of Heroism
330(9)
Stephen Crane
Writing Assignments for Chapter Six
339(2)
Illustration
341(53)
Why Don't We Complain?
344(7)
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Black Men and Public Space
351(5)
Brent Staples
University Days
356(7)
James Thurber
Mankind's Better Moments
363(8)
Barbara Tuchman
In Search of Our Mother's Gardens
371(9)
Alice Walker
A Dying Art: The Classy Exit Line
380(4)
Lance Morrow
Richard Cory
384(3)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
387(5)
James Thurber
Writing Assignments for Chapter Seven
392(2)
Comparison and Contrast
394(49)
Two Ways of Looking at the River
398(4)
Mark Twain
Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
402(5)
Bruce Catton
A Good Scythe
407(4)
Wendell Berry
Neat People vs. Sloppy People
411(4)
Suzanne Britt
My Horse
415(7)
Barry Lopez
A Slow Walk of Trees
422(9)
Toni Morrison
Sonnet 130
431(3)
William Shakespeare
Rope
434(7)
Katherine Anne Porter
Writing Assignments for Chapter Eight
441(2)
Division and Classification
443(54)
The Plot Against People
447(4)
Russell Baker
Three Boys
451(5)
John Updike
College Pressures
456(7)
William Zinsser
Friends, Good Friends, and Such Good Friends
463(5)
Judith Viorst
Notes on Punctuation
468(5)
Lewis Thomas
Thinking as a Hobby
473(8)
William Golding
The Unknown Citizen
481(3)
W. H. Auden
Two Kinds
484(11)
Amy Tan
Writing Assignments for Chapter Nine
495(2)
Cause and Effect
497(58)
The Decisive Arrest
501(3)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
My Wood
504(5)
E. M. Forster
The Violence Is Fake, the Impact Is Real
509(4)
Ellen Goodman
``This Is the End of the World'': The Black Death
513(11)
Barbara Tuchman
How Do You Know It's Good?
524(7)
Marya Mannes
Politics and the English Language
531(13)
George Orwell
The Fish
544(4)
Elizabeth Bishop
The Story of an Hour
548(5)
Kate Chopin
Writing Assignments for Chapter Ten
553(2)
Persuasion and Argument
555(91)
The Obligation to Endure
568(8)
Rachel Carson
I Have a Dream
576(6)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Health-Care System
582(4)
Lewis Thomas
None of This Is Fair
586(5)
Richard Rodriguez
Professions for Women
591(6)
Virginia Woolf
A Scientist: ``I Am the Enemy''
597(4)
Ron Kline
I Want a Wife
601(4)
Judy Brady
Drugs
605(4)
Gore Vidal
The Right to Die
609(4)
Norman Cousins
Declaration of Independence
613(5)
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
618(6)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A Modest Proposal
624(9)
Jonathan Swift
To His Coy Mistress
633(4)
Andrew Marvell
Hills Like White Elephants
637(6)
Ernest Hemingway
Writing Assignments for Chapter Eleven
643(3)
Glossary of Rhetorical and Literary Terms 646(3)
Literary Credits 649(5)
Index 654


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