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Writing And Reading Across The Curriculum

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Summary

The original, best-selling interdisciplinary composition text, Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, Ninth Edition, teaches students of all majors and interests to communicate effectively. This text provides students with the opportunity to practice the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, and analysis. An exciting new chapter on advertising supports the current need for skills in analyzing visual arguments.

Table of Contents

Preface xx
A Note to the Student xxviii
Part I How to Write Summaries, Critiques, Syntheses, and Analyses
1(234)
Summary, Paraphrase, and Quotation
3(42)
What Is a Summary?
3(1)
Can a Summary Be Objective?
3(1)
Using the Summary
4(1)
Where Do We Find Written Summaries?
4(1)
The Reading Process
5(2)
Critical Reading for Summary
6(1)
How to Write Summaries
7(1)
Guidelines for Writing Summaries
7(1)
Demonstration: Summary
8(13)
The Future of Love: Kiss Romance Goodbye. It's Time for the Real Thing
8(3)
Barbara Graham
Read, Reread, Highlight
11(2)
Divide Selection into Stages of Thought
13(1)
Write a One- or Two-Sentence Summary of Each Stage of Thought
14(1)
Write a Thesis: A One- or Two-Sentence Summary of the Entire Passage
15(2)
Write the First Draft of the Summary
17(1)
Summary 1: Combine Thesis Sentence with One-Sentence Section Summaries
17(1)
Discussion
18(1)
Summary 2: Combine Thesis Sentence, Section Summaries, and Carefully Chosen Details
18(2)
Discussion
20(1)
Individual and Collaborative Summary Practice
21(1)
Summarizing a Narrative or Personal Essay
21(4)
How to Summarize Personal Essays and Narratives
23(2)
Summarizing Figures and Tables
25(5)
Summarizing Charts
26(4)
Paraphrase
30(3)
How to Write Paraphrases
30(3)
Paraphrasing
33(1)
Quotation
33(9)
Choosing Quotations
34(1)
Quoting Memorable Language
34(1)
When to Quote
34(1)
Quoting Clear and Concise Language
35(1)
Quoting Authoritative Language
36(1)
Incorporating Quotations Into Your Sentences
37(1)
Quoting Only the Part of a Sentence or Paragraph That You Need
37(1)
Incorporating the Quotation into the Flow of Your Own Sentence
38(1)
Avoiding Freestanding Quotations
38(1)
Incorporating Quotations
39(1)
Using Ellipsis Points
39(1)
Using Brackets to Add or Substitute Words
40(2)
Using Brackets
42(1)
When to Summarize, Paraphrase, and Quote
42(1)
Avoiding Plagiarism
42(3)
Rules for Avoiding Plagiarism
44(1)
Critical Reading and Critique
45(21)
Critical Reading
45(13)
Question Category 1: What Is the Author's Purpose? Does the Author Succeed in This Purpose?
45(1)
Where Do We Find Written Critiques?
46(1)
Writing to Inform
46(1)
Evaluating Informative Writing
47(1)
Writing to Persuade
47(1)
Informative and Persuasive Thesis Statements
48(1)
Evaluating Persuasive Writing
49(1)
Critical Reading Practice
49(1)
Persuasive Strategies
49(1)
Logical Argumentation: Avoiding Logical Fallacies
50(2)
Tone
52(2)
Understanding Logical Fallacies
54(1)
Writing to Entertain
54(1)
Question Category 2: To What Extent Do You Agree or Disagree with the Author?
55(1)
Identify Points of Agreement and Disagreement
55(1)
Exploring Your Viewpoints--in Three Paragraphs
56(1)
Explore the Reasons for Agreement and Disagreement: Evaluate Assumptions
56(2)
Critique
58(1)
How to Write Critiques
58(1)
Guidelines for Writing Critiques
59(1)
Demonstration: Critique
59(6)
What Is the Author's Purpose in Writing?
60(1)
Does the Author Succeed in This Purpose?
60(1)
To What Extent Do You Agree or Disagree with the Author?
60(1)
Model Critique: A Critique of Greg Crister's ``Too Much of a Good Thing''
61(3)
Critical Reading for Critique
64(1)
Informal Critique of Sample Essay
64(1)
Discussion
64(1)
Practice Critique
65(1)
Introductions, Theses, and Conclusions
66(23)
Writing Introductions
66(6)
Quotation
66(1)
Historical Review
67(1)
Review of a Controversy
68(1)
From the General to the Specific
69(1)
From the Specific to the General: Anecdote, Illustration
69(1)
Question
70(1)
Statement of Thesis
71(1)
Drafting Introductions
72(1)
Writing a Thesis
72(9)
The Components of a Thesis
72(1)
Limiting the Scope of the Thesis
73(1)
Starting with a Working Thesis
73(1)
Choosing and Narrowing a Topic
74(3)
Practice Narrowing Subjects
77(1)
Making an Assertion
77(1)
Using the Thesis to Plan a Structure
78(2)
How Ambitious Should Your Thesis Be?
80(1)
Drafting Thesis Statements
81(1)
Writing Conclusions
81(8)
Statement of the Subject's Significance
81(1)
Call for Further Research
82(1)
Solution/Recommendation
83(1)
Anecdote
84(1)
Quotation
85(1)
Question
86(1)
Speculation
87(1)
Drafting Conclusions
88(1)
Explanatory Synthesis
89(40)
What Is a Synthesis?
89(1)
Purpose
89(2)
Where Do We Find Written Syntheses?
90(1)
Using Your Sources
91(1)
Types of Syntheses: Explanatory and Argument
92(2)
How to Write Syntheses
94(1)
Guidelines for Writing Syntheses
94(1)
The Explanatory Synthesis
95(1)
Demonstration: Explanatory Synthesis---Computers, Communication, and Relationships
96(33)
Exploring the Topic
96(1)
Cyberspace: A New Frontier for Fighting Words
97(1)
Sanjiv N. Singh
Social Relationships in Electronic Forums: Hangouts, Salons, Workplaces and Communities
97(1)
Rob Kling
Signs of Life in the USA
98(1)
Sonia Maasik
Jack Solomon
Life at High-Tech U
99(1)
Deborah Branscum
Instant Messaging Is In, Phones Out
99(1)
Ellen Edwards
Teens Bare Their Hearts with Instant Messages
100(1)
Stanley A. Miller II
Teens' Instant-Messaging Lingo Is Evolving into a Hybrid Language
101(1)
Stephanie Dunnewind
Minding Your E-Manners: Over-use of Instant Messaging Can Be a Major Breach of Netiquette
102(1)
Michelle Slatalla
Developing Personal and Emotional Relationships Via Computer-Mediated Communication
103(1)
Brittney G. Chenault
Cyberspace Romances: Interview with Jean-Francois Perreault of Branchez-vous
104(1)
John Suler
Click Here for Romance
105(1)
Jennifer Wolcott
You've Got Romance! Seeking Love Online: Net-Based Services Change the Landscape, If Not the Odds, of Finding the Perfect Mate
106(1)
Bonnie Rothman Morris
Online Dating Sheds Its Stigma as Losers.com
107(1)
Amy Harmon
Consider Your Purpose
107(1)
Critical Reading for Synthesis
108(1)
Formulate a Thesis
108(2)
Decide How to Use Your Source Material
110(1)
Develop an Organizational Plan
111(1)
Summary Statements
111(2)
Write the Topic Sentences
113(1)
Write Your Synthesis
114(1)
Model Synthesis: First Draft Advantages and Disadvantages of Computer-Mediated Communication
114(1)
Alyssa Mellott
Discussion and Suggestions for Revision
115(7)
Revise Your Synthesis: Global, Local, and Surface Revisions
122(1)
Revising the Sample Synthesis
122(1)
Revised Model Synthesis: Final Draft Computer-Mediated Communication: New and Improved Human Relations or the End of Real Interaction?
123(5)
Alyssa Mellott
Critical Reading for Synthesis
128(1)
Argument Synthesis
129(36)
What Is an Argument Synthesis?
129(7)
The Elements of Argument: Claim, Support, and Assumption
129(2)
Practicing Claim, Support, and Assumption
131(1)
The Three Appeals of Argument: Logos, Ethos, and Pathos
131(1)
Logos
131(3)
Using Deductive and Inductive Logic
134(1)
Ethos
134(1)
Using Ethos
135(1)
Pathos
135(1)
Using Pathos
136(1)
Demonstration: Developing a Source-Based Argument Synthesis---Volunteering in America
136(22)
A New Start for National Service
137(1)
John McCain
Evan Bayh
A Time to Heed the Call
138(1)
David Gergen
Volunteering in the United States, 2003
139(3)
Crito
142(2)
Plato
Politics and National Service: A Virus Attacks the Volunteer Sector
144(1)
Bruce Chapman
Consider Your Purpose
145(1)
Making a Claim: Formulate a Thesis
145(1)
Decide How You Will Use Your Source Material
146(1)
Develop an Organizational Plan
147(1)
Argument Strategy
148(1)
Draft and Revise Your Synthesis
149(1)
Model Synthesis: Keeping Volunteering Voluntary
149(6)
Discussion
155(3)
Developing and Organizing the Support for Your Arguments
158(4)
Summarize, Paraphrase, and Quote Supporting Evidence
159(1)
Provide Various Types of Evidence and Motivational Appeals
159(1)
Use Climactic Order
159(1)
Use Logical or Conventional Order
160(1)
Present and Respond to Counterarguments
160(1)
Use Concession
160(1)
Avoid Common Fallacies in Developing and Using Support
161(1)
The Comparison-and-Contrast Synthesis
162(2)
Organizing Comparison-and-Contrast Syntheses
162(1)
Organizing by Source or Subject
162(1)
Organizing by Criteria
163(1)
Comparing and Contrasting
163(1)
Summary of Synthesis Chapters
164(1)
Analysis
165(20)
What Is an Analysis?
165(2)
Where Do We Find Written Analyses?
166(1)
Demonstration of Analysis
167(6)
The Plug-In Drug
167(1)
Marie Winn
Reading Critically: Winn
168(1)
The Coming Apart of a Dorm Society
169(4)
Edward Peselman
Reading Critically: Peselman
173(1)
How to Write Analyses
173(10)
Consider Your Purpose
173(1)
Locate an Analytical Principle
174(3)
Formulate a Thesis
177(1)
Part 1 of the Argument
177(1)
Part 2 of the Argument
178(1)
Guidelines for Writing Analysis
178(1)
Develop an Organizational Plan
179(1)
Turn Key Elements of a Principle or Definition into Questions
179(1)
Develop the Paragraph-by-Paragraph Logic of Your Paper
179(2)
Critical Reading for Analysis
181(1)
Draft and Revise Your Analysis
181(1)
Write an Analysis, Not a Summary
182(1)
Make Your Analysis Systematic
182(1)
Answer the ``So-What'' Question
182(1)
Attribute Sources Appropriately
183(1)
Analysis: A Tool for Understanding
183(2)
Locating, Mining, and Citing Sources
185(50)
Source-Based Papers
185(1)
The Research Question
185(2)
Where Do We Find Written Research?
186(1)
Constructing Research Questions
186(1)
Locating Sources
187(1)
Preliminary Research
187(6)
Consulting Knowledgeable People
187(1)
Types of Research Data
187(1)
Writing the Research Paper
188(1)
Encyclopedias
188(2)
Locating Preliminary Sources
190(1)
Narrowing the Subject via Research
190(1)
Exploring Specialized Encyclopedias
191(1)
Overviews and Bibliographies in Recent Books
192(1)
Bibliographic Index
192(1)
Subject-Heading Guides
192(1)
Focused Research
193(15)
Books
193(1)
Book Review Digest
193(1)
Electronic Databases
194(1)
Exploring Electronic Sources
195(1)
The Benefits and Pitfalls of the World Wide Web
195(3)
Using Keywords and Boolean Logic to Refine Online Searches
198(1)
Evaluating Web Sources
199(2)
Practice Evaluating Web Sources
201(1)
General Periodicals
201(1)
Magazines
201(1)
Newspapers
202(1)
Specialized Periodicals
202(3)
Exploring Specialized Periodicals
205(1)
Biographical Indexes
205(1)
Dictionaries
205(1)
Other Sources/Government Publications
206(1)
Critical Reading for Research
207(1)
Interviews and Surveys
208(1)
Guidelines for Conducting Interviews
208(1)
Guidelines for Conducting Surveys and Designing Questionnaires
209(2)
Mining Sources
208(1)
The Working Bibliography
209(5)
Note-Taking
211(1)
Evaluating Sources
212(1)
Guidelines for Evaluating Sources
213(1)
Arranging Your Notes: The Outline
213(1)
Citing Sources
214(1)
In-Text Citation
215(1)
Content Notes
215(1)
Types of Citations
215(1)
Full Citations
216(1)
MLA Style
217(8)
In-Text Citation
217(2)
In-Text Citation of Electronic Sources
219(1)
Examples of MLA Citations in List of Works Cited
219(1)
Books (MLA)
219(2)
Periodicals (MLA)
221(1)
Electronic Sources (MLA)
222(3)
APA Style
225(10)
In-Text Citation
225(2)
In-Text Citation of Electronic Sources (APA)
227(1)
Examples of APA Citations in List of References
228(1)
Books (APA)
228(2)
Periodicals (APA)
230(1)
Electronic Sources (APA)
231(4)
Part II An Anthology of Readings
235(604)
Technology/Communication
Cyberspace and Identity
237(63)
We've Got Mail---Always
240(5)
Andrew Leonard
Journey of an E-Mail
245(4)
John Dyson
The End of History
249(3)
Fred Kaplan
I Think, Therefore IM
252(4)
Jennifer Lee
The Blog Phenomenon
256(3)
John C. Dvorak
The Intimacy of Blogs
259(3)
Michael Snider
A Shared Sadness
262(5)
Russ Parsons
Virtual Love
267(8)
Meghan Daum
Cyberspace and Identity
275(9)
Sherry Turkle
Boy, You Fight Like a Girl
284(5)
Alex Pham
The Fifteen-Year-Old Legal Whiz
289(6)
Michael Lewis
Synthesis Activities
295(3)
Research Activities
298(2)
Psychology
Obedience to Authority
300(75)
The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism
302(4)
Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
Opinions and Social Pressure
306(7)
Solomon E. Asch
The Perils of Obedience
313(13)
Stanley Milgram
Review of Stanley Milgram's Experiments on Obedience
326(6)
Diana Baumrind
Obedience
332(12)
Ian Parker
The Stanford Prison Experiment
344(12)
Philip G. Zimbardo
Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem
356(6)
Erich Fromm
The Genocidal Killer in the Mirror
362(2)
Crispin Sartwell
Just Do What the Pilot Tells You
364(4)
Theodore Dalrymple
Synthesis Activities
368(4)
Research Activities
372(3)
American Studies
What's Happening at the Mall?
375(88)
Shopping for American Culture
378(7)
James Farrell
A Social History of Shopping
385(12)
Laura Paquet
Main Street Revisited
397(6)
Richard Francaviglia
Shopping Towns USA
403(6)
Victor Gruen
Larry Smith
Enclosed. Encyclopedic. Endured: One Week at the Mall of America
409(7)
David Guterson
The Shopping Mall as Sacred Space
416(9)
Ira Zepp Jr.
From Town Center to Shopping Center
425(16)
Lizabeth Cohen
Community Through Exclusion and Illusion
441(12)
George Lewis
Mallaise: How to Know If You Have It
453(4)
William Kowinski
Synthesis Activities
457(3)
Research Activities
460(3)
Nutrition
Weight Debate
463(76)
Rethinking Weight
465(8)
Amanda Spake
Caloric Imbalance and Public Health Policy
473(7)
Jeffrey P. Koplan
William H. Dietz
Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Adults, by Characteristics and by State
480(4)
Too Much of a Good Thing
484(4)
Greg Crister
NAAFA Policy on Dieting and the Diet Industry
488(4)
Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance
492(5)
Mary Ray Worley
Too ``Close to the Bone'': The Historical Context for Women's Obsession with Slenderness
497(13)
Roberta Seid
Fat and Happy?
510(8)
Hillel Schwartz
The Ironic Politics of Obesity
518(2)
Marion Nestle
The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating
520(14)
Atul Gawande
Synthesis Activities
534(2)
Research Activities
536(3)
Folklore
Fairy Tales: A Closer Look at Cinderella
539(85)
Universality of the Folktale
541(4)
Stith Thompson
Fairy Tales and a Dose of Reality
545(3)
Catherine Orenstein
Nine Variants of ``Cinderella''
548(1)
Cinderella
548(4)
Charles Perrault
Ashputtle
552(5)
Jakob
Wilhelm Grimm
When the Clock Strikes
557(11)
Tanith Lee
A Chinese ``Cinderella''
568(2)
Tuan Ch'eng-shih
The Maiden, the Frog, and the Chief's Son (An African ``Cinderella'')
570(4)
Oochigeaskw---The Rough-Faced Girl (A Native American ``Cinderella'')
574(2)
Walt Disney's ``Cinderella''
576(2)
Campbell Grant
Cinderella
578(3)
Anne Sexton
Gudgekin the Thistle Girl
581(7)
John Gardner
``Cinderella'': A Story of Sibling Rivalry and Oedipal Conflicts
588(8)
Bruno Bettelheim
I Am Cinderella's Stepmother and I Know My Rights
596(4)
Judith Rossner
``Cinderella'' and the Loss of Father-Love
600(14)
Jacqueline M. Schectman
``Cinderella'': Not So Morally Superior
614(4)
Elisabeth Panttaja
Synthesis Activities
618(4)
Research Activities
622(2)
Business
New and Improved: Six Decades of Advertising
624(109)
Advertising's Fifteen Basic Appeals
627(18)
Jib Fowles
Making the Pitch in Print Advertising
645(6)
Courtland Bovee
John V. Thill
George P. Dovel
Marian Burk Wood
Elements of Effective Layout
651(4)
Dorothy Cohen
The Indictments Against Advertising
655(6)
Courtland Bovee
William F. Arens
A Portfolio of Advertisements: 1945--2003
661(56)
Synthesis Activities
717(3)
Research Activities
720(1)
Body Text from Selected Portfolio Ads
721(12)
Law
You, the Jury
733(106)
The Maiden and the Pot of Gold: A Case of Emotional Distress
736(6)
The American Legal System
742(10)
David Hricik
IRAC: How to Write About Legal Cases
752(8)
Leonard Tourney
Gina Genova
The Ridiculed Employee, The Overweight Nursing Student: Two Additional Cases of Emotional Distress
760(9)
Assault and Battery on the Gridiron: A Case of Reckless Disregard of Safety
769(8)
Who Gets the Kids? Some Cases of Child Custody
777(21)
Hot Coffee Spills
798(7)
The Felled Stop Signs: Some Cases of Homicide
805(10)
Drag Racing and Death: Some Cases of Manslaughter
815(10)
Legal Glossary
825(6)
Research Activities
831(8)
Legal Research
831(5)
Citations for Cases Covered in This Chapter
836(1)
Research Topics
837(2)
Credits 839(6)
Index of Authors and Titles 845


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