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Summary

THE SUNDANCE READER, Brief Edition is a brief alternative to the popular rhetorically organized THE SUNDANCE READER, 3/e.

Table of Contents

Preface xxvii
1 Introduction 1
How We Write
1(2)
The Writer
3(7)
The Writer's Purpose
3(6)
The Writer's Role
9(1)
The Reader
10(5)
Individual Readers
12(1)
Extended Readerships
12(1)
The Perceptual World
13(2)
The Discipline
15(2)
Writing Contexts
17(1)
The Writing Process
17(6)
Prewriting
18(4)
Moving from Topic to Thesis
22(1)
How to Write an Essay
23(1)
Strategies for Creating a Composing Style
24(1)
Writing the Whole Composition
24(5)
Prewriting
24(1)
Planning
25(1)
First Draft
26(1)
Revision
27(1)
Revision Notes
27(1)
Second Draft
27(2)
Writing on a Computer
29(1)
Strategies for Writing on a Computer
29(1)
Collaborative Writing
30(2)
Strategies for Collaborative Writing
31(1)
Writer's Block
32(2)
Strategies for Overcoming Writer's Block
32(2)
Reading Critically
34(3)
Strategies for Critical Reading
34(7)
Cornel West Black Political Leadership
37(2)
Using The Sundance Reader
39(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing
40(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing
40(1)
2 Narration: Relating Events 41(38)
What Is Narration?
41(4)
The Writer's Purpose
41(2)
Focus
43(1)
Chronology
44(1)
Strategies for Reading Narration
45(2)
Meaning
45(1)
Strategy
45(1)
Language
46(1)
Samuel Scudder Take This Fish and Look at It (annotated)
47(5)
Instead of lecturing, a famous scientist repeats a simple command to his
new student-"look, look, look."
James Dillard A Doctor's Dilemma
52(4)
A young doctor learns that to avoid the threat of a lawsuit, the next time
he sees an accident victim, he should "drive on."
Ramon "Tianguis" Perez The Fender Bender
56(5)
A minor traffic incident reveals the tenuous existence of undocumented
aliens in America.
Nathan McCall The Lesson
61(5)
Entering an integrated school, the author of Makes Me Wanna Holler
receives his first lesson in racism.
Richard Preston Ebola River
66(5)
In 1976 a new deadly virus claimed its first victim. Ebola was not AIDS,
but it foreshadowed the deadly epidemic to come.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Walter Lord The Reconstructed Logbook of the Titanic
71(5)
Lord provides a minute-by-minute account of the famed luxury liner's doomed maiden voyage.
Strategies for Writing Narration
74(1)
Suggested Topics for Writing Narration
74(2)
Student Paper Spare Change
76(2)
A trip across the Mexican border leads a student to alter his views of poverty.
Narration Checklist
78(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing narration
78(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing narration
78(1)
3 Description: Presenting Impressions 79(36)
What Is Description?
79(6)
Objective and Subjective Description
80(2)
The Language of Description
82(3)
Strategies for Reading Descriptions
85(1)
Meaning
85(1)
Strategy
85(1)
Language
85(1)
Jonathan Schell Letter from Ground Zero (annotated)
86(3)
Living six blocks from the ruins of the World Trade Center, a writer
confronts the "dread majesty" of the fallen towers.
Chris Hedges Gaza Diary
89(3)
The congested Palestinian refugee camps are dirty, dusty enclaves of
misery, violence, and terrorism.
Truman Capote Out There
92(4)
The opening pages of In Cold Blood describe a remote Kansas town that
became the scene of an infamous mass murder.
Jose Antonio Burciaga My Ecumenical Father
96(4)
Burciaga recounts how his Mexican father, who worked as a custodian in
an El Paso synagogue, risked his life for the Jewish faith.
Carl T. Rowan Unforgettable Miss Bessie
100(5)
A noted columnist recalls the teacher who reminded him and other
disadvantaged students that "what you put in your head ... can never
be pulled out by the Ku Klux Klan or Congress."
Writing Beyond the Classroom
3M Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Want Ad
105(2)
A want ad describes the ideal job candidate.
Monica Ramos The Resume of Monica Ramos
107(5)
A job applicant details her skills and experience in response to a want ad.
Strategies for Writing Description
110(1)
Suggested Topics for Descriptive Writing
111(1)
Student Paper Cities of the Dead
112(2)
The tombs of New Orleans' above-ground cemeteries form cities of
miniature mansions and slums.
Description Checklist
114(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing description
114(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing description
114(1)
4 Definition: Establishing Meaning 115(34)
What Is Definition?
115(4)
Methods of Definition
117(1)
The Purpose of Definition
118(1)
Definition in Context
118(1)
Strategies for Reading Definitions
119(1)
Meaning
119(1)
Strategy
119(1)
Language
119(1)
Eileen Simpson Dyslexia (annotated)
120(5)
A psychotherapist defines a reading disability by detailing her own
experiences as a dyslexic.
Janice Castro, Dan Cook, and Cristina Garcia Spanglish
125(4)
Castro offers a colorful definition of a new language emerging from the
blending of two cultures.
Ellen Goodman The Company Man
129(3)
Goodman defines the qualities of a classic workaholic.
Jonathan Ritter The World View of a Computer Hacker
132(4)
Viewing data as weapons and programs as delivery systems, hackers see
themselves as modern privateers.
John Ciardi What Is Happiness?
136(5)
Poet and translator John Ciardi defines the elusive concept of happiness
and asserts that it is never more than partial.
Writing Beyond the Classroom: Two Definitions of Depression
141(1)
The Encyclopedia of Psychology Depression
141(1)
An academic reference book defines the concept of depression for
physicians and psychologists.
Don D. Rosenberg What Is Depression?
142(4)
A mental health clinic brochure defines depression for its clients and the
general public.
Strategies for Writing Definitions
144(1)
Suggested Topics for Writing Definitions
144(2)
Student Paper Disneyland Dads
146(2)
The Disneyland Dad is the divorced father who offers his estranged
children material goods they want but not the parenting they need.
Definition Checklist
148(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing definition
148(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing definition
148(1)
5 Comparison and Contrast: Indicating Similarities and Differences 149(35)
What Is Comparison and Contrast?
149(4)
The Purposes of Comparison and Contrast
150(1)
Organizing Comparison and Contrast Papers
150(3)
Strategies for Reading Comparison and Contrast
153(2)
Meaning
154(1)
Strategy
154(1)
Language
154(1)
Yi-Fu Tuan Chinese Space, American Space (annotated)
155(3)
Unlike the Chinese, "Americans have a sense of space, not place."
Bob Levey Men vs. Women Over Walking at Night
158(4)
Men and women have strikingly different perceptions about walking alone at night.
William Zinsser The Transaction
162(4)
Zinsser compares the working styles of two writers. For one, writing is
"fun"; for the other, it is "hard and lonely work."
Bruce Catton Grant and Lee
166(5)
Meeting at Appomattox, the two famous generals of the Civil War
were studies in contrast who were "under everything else very much
alike."
Bharati Mukherjee Two Ways to Belong to America
171(5)
Two sisters represent contrasting attitudes about the immigrant experience.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Peggy Kenna and Sondra Lacy Communication Styles: United States and Taiwan
176(4)
Two consultants offer business travelers a chart contrasting American and
Taiwanese communications styles.
Strategies for Writing Comparison and Contrast
179(1)
Suggested Topics for Comparison and Contrast Writing
179(1)
Student Paper Parallel States: Israel and Ireland
180(3)
Despite obvious differences, Israel and Ireland are both homelands to a
great Diaspora and share similar histories, social conflicts, and battles with
terrorism.
Comparison and Contrast Checklist
183(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing comparison
183(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing comparison
183(1)
6 Analysis: Makin Evaluations 184(45)
What Is Analysis?
184(3)
Subjective and Objective Analysis
185(2)
Detailed Observation
187(2)
Critical Thinking for Writing Analysis
187(2)
Strategies for Reading Analysis
189(1)
Meaning
189(1)
Strategy
189(1)
Language
189(1)
William Raspberry The Handicap of Definition (annotated)
190(3)
A popular commentator asserts that widely held definitions of "blackness"
have crippling effects on young African Americans.
Michael Zielenziger Black Is Beautiful: Tokyo Style
193(5)
In Zielenziger's analysis, the current Japanese fascination with
African-American culture is based on image rather than substance.
Richard Brookhiser The Skinny
198(4)
As a fashion center, New York is "a realm of will and taste unconstrained
by reality."
Louis R. Mizell Jr. Who's Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls?
202(5)
Easily monitored, even the most innocent cellular phone messages can aid
criminals and stalkers.
James Poniewozik What's Wrong with This Picture?
207(5)
Although they comprise 13% of the American population, Hispanics
account for only 2% of the characters on prime-time television.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Kimberly A. Crawford, J.D. Surreptitious Recording of Suspects' Conversations
212(13)
An attorney analyzes the legality of secretly recorded conversations for an
article in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.
Strategies for Writing Analysis
223(1)
Suggested Topics for Writing Analysis
223(2)
Student Paper Nostalgia: Why We Need and Love the Past
225(3)
We love the past because it reminds us of our youth and because it is safe
whatever problems the 1930s, 1940s, or 1970s posed, we survived them.
Analysis Checklist
228(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing analysis
228(1)
InfoTrac« College Edition: See for further information on writing analysis
228(1)
7 Division and Classification: Separating into Parts and Rating Categories 229(37)
What Are Division and Classification?
229(3)
Division
229(1)
Critical Thinking for Writing Division
230(1)
Classification
231(1)
Critical Thinking for Writing Classification
232(1)
Strategies for Reading Division and Classification
232(2)
Meaning
233(1)
Strategy
233(1)
Language
233(1)
Russell Baker The Plot Against People (annotated)
234(3)
Inanimate objects frustrate people by not working, breaking down, and
getting lost.
Judith Viorst Friends, Good Friends-and Such Good Friends
237(6)
Viorst outlines six kinds of friends.
Martin Luther King Jr. The Ways of Meeting Oppression
243(4)
Oppressed people can confront their situation in three ways: through
acquiescence, with violence, or by nonviolent resistance.
James Austin Four Kinds of Chance
247(5)
A scientist classifies the kinds of chance that occur in scientific research.
John Holt Three Kinds of Discipline
252(5)
Children encounter discipline from three sources: nature, society, and
superior force.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Rinehart Guide to Grammar and Usage Kinds of Sentences
257(5)
Sentences are classified by the number and type of clauses.
Strategies for Division and Classification Writing
260(1)
Suggested Topics for Division and Classification Writing
260(2)
Student Paper Hispanics on Campus
262(3)
Hispanic students do not form a homogenous group, but range from
Spanish-speaking immigrants to highly assimilated "invisible" Hispanics.
Division and Classification Checklist
265(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing division and classification
265(1)
InfoTrac« College Edition: See for further information on writing division and classification
265(1)
8 Process: Explaining How Thins Work and Giving Directions 266(37)
What Is Process?
266(3)
Explaining How Things Work
266(1)
Critical Thinking for Writing Explanations
267(1)
Giving Directions
268(1)
Critical Thinking for Writing Directions
269(1)
Strategies for Reading Process
269(2)
Meaning
269(1)
Strategy
270(1)
Language
270(1)
Mortimer Adler How to Mark a Book (annotated)
271(6)
A good reader interacts with a book, making notes in the margins.
Elizabeth Kolbert Birth of a TV Show: A Drama All Its Own
277(6)
Television shows go through a complex and baffling process that takes
them from pitched idea to pilot to program.
Armond D. Budish Fender Benders: Legal Do's and Don'ts
283(5)
A consumer reporter offers step-by-step advice to motorists involved in
minor accidents.
Peter Elbow Desperation Writing
288(4)
A writing expert offers advice on how to write under stress.
Anne Weisbord Resumes That Rate a Second Look
292(3)
A career counselor offers eight tips for creating effective resumes.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Lucille Treganowan Cleaning Battery Terminals
295(5)
The author of Lucilles Car Care provides instructions on car repair.
Strategies for Process Writing
298(1)
Suggested Topics for Process Writing
298(2)
Student Paper Securing Your Home
300(2)
Homeowners can deter robbers by following a few simple tips.
Process Checklist
302(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing process
302(1)
InfoTrac« College Edition: See for further information on writing process
302(1)
9 Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Predicting Results 303(37)
What Is Cause and Effect?
303(5)
Deduction and Induction
304(2)
Establishing Causes
306(1)
Predicting Results
307(2)
Critical Thinking for Cause-and-Effect Writing
308(1)
Strategies for Reading Cause and Effect
309(2)
Meaning
309(1)
Strategy
310(1)
Language
310(1)
Maya Angelou Why Blacks Are Returning to Their Southern Roots (annotated)
311(4)
Reversing a century-old trend, many African Americans are now moving
back to the South.
John Brooks The Effects of the Telephone
315(3)
The telephone, perhaps more than any other invention, revolutionized
human experience.
John Taylor Gatto Why Schools Don't Educate
318(4)
A former teacher-of-the-year lists reasons why schools fail to teach and
describes the effects faulty schools have on children.
Opposing Viewpoints: The "Abuse Excuse"
Alan M. Dershowitz The "Abuse Excuse" Is Detrimental to the Justice System
322(4)
A noted defense attorney argues that the "abuse excuse" encourages vigilantism.
Leslie Abramson The Abuse Defense Balances the Justice System
326(4)
The defense attorney who achieved fame during the Menendez trial
asserts that abuse defense results in greater justice for victims.
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Hewlett-Packard Solving Printer Operation Problems
330(7)
An owner's manual provides a simple cause-and-effect chart to remedy
common problems.
Strategies for Cause-and-Effect Writing
335(1)
Suggested Topics for Cause-and-Effect Writing
335(2)
Student Paper Can the Devon Be Saved?
337(2)
Outlining the effects proposed development will have on a local river,
a student questions if the waterway can be preserved.
Cause-and-Effect Checklist
339(1)
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing cause and effect
339(1)
InfoTrac « College Edition: See for further information on writing cause and effect
339(1)
10 Argument and Persuasion: Influencing Readers 340
What Is Argument and Persuasion?
340(4)
Persuasive Appeals
341(2)
Appealing to Hostile Readers
343(2)
Critical Thinking for Writing Argument and Persuasion
344(1)
Strategies for Reading Argument and Persuasion
345(1)
Meaning
345(1)
Strategy
345(1)
Language
345(1)
Scott Simon Why Even Pacifists Support This War (annotated)
346(4)
A Quaker war correspondent argues that American pacifists have no sane
alternative but to support the war on terrorism.
Opposing Viewpoints: Reparations for Slavery
Manning Marable An Idea Whose Time Has Come
350(4)
Whites, Marable declares, have a moral responsibility to rectify centuries
of racial exploitation.
Shelby Steele A Childish Illusion
354(4)
Steele argues that the demand for reparations ignores the need for greater
black responsibility to overcome poverty and violence.
Opposing Viewpoints: Cultural Identity
Armando Rendon Kiss of Death
358(6)
Resisting assimilation, a Chicano writer embraces his heritage to escape
what he calls the "vacuum of the dominant society."
Barbara Ehrenreich Cultural Baggage
364(4)
Ehrenreich rejects her ethnic background and is proud that her children
see themselves as belonging to the "race of none."
Writing Beyond the Classroom
Albert Einstein Letter to President Roosevelt, August 2, 1939
368(3)
At the outbreak of World War II, America's most famous scientist alerted
President Roosevelt about the potential of nuclear weapons.
The Irish American Partnership Irish Need Apply
371(5)
Using a headline recalling racist "No Irish Need Apply" notices, a
fund-raising ad urges affluent Irish Americans to donate to their homeland.
Strategies for Writing Argument and Persuasion
374(1)
Suggested Topics for Writing Argument and Persuasion
374(2)
Student Paper Why a Black Student Union?
376(3)
Responding to critics, a student defends the existence of a black student
union on his campus.
Argument and Persuasion Checklist
Companion Web Site: See for further information on writing argument and persuasion
379(1)
InfoTrac« College Edition: See for further information on writing argument and persuasion
379
Appendix: Writer's Guide to Documenting Sources
What Is Documentation? A-1
Why Document Sources? A-1
When to Document A-2
Using Quotations A-3
Using Paraphrases A-5
Using MLA Documentation A-6
Using APA Documentation A-9
Strategies for Avoiding Common Problems A-11
Credits C-1
Index I-1
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Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
Timeline
xiii
Chapter 1 The Edge
1(6)
Chapter 2 The Tensions of Annexation
7(8)
Chapter 3 The Japanese Migration
15(22)
Chapter 4 Prewar Change
37(22)
Chapter 5 When Time Began
59(44)
Chapter 6 The ESC and the Modern Democratic Party
103(33)
Chapter 7 The Island Democratic Party
136(24)
Chapter 8 A State Like No Other
160(25)
Chapter 9 In the Middle
185(22)
Chapter 10 The First Japanese American Governor
207(20)
Chapter 11 Special Place
227(41)
Chapter 12 The Pacific and Asia
268(21)
Chapter 13 Native Hawaiians in the New Hawaii
289(33)
Chapter 14 Democratic Reinventions: Status Quo and Change
322(29)
Chapter 15 Conclusion
351(6)
Notes 357(18)
Bibliography 375(6)
Index 381


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