75 Readings : An Anthology

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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75 Readingsoffers an outstanding collection of the most popular essays for first-year writing, at an affordable price. The readings represent a wide variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests, and, at an affordable price,75 Readingsprovides an excellent value for students..

Table of Contents

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Narration 1
Shooting an Elephant Langston Hughes:Salvation
Thirty-eight Who Saw Murder Didn’t Call the Police
The Plague
Fifth Avenue, Uptown
Once More to the Lake
Marrying Absurd Judith
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican
Revisiting Sacred Ground
Monuments to Our Better Nature
Process Analysis
Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
Alone on the Hilltop
Ehrlich:Chronicles of Ice
Women’s Beauty: Put Down or Power Source?
What Is Poverty?
The Company Man
Meanings of a Word
The Green-Eyed Monster
Classification And Division
Predictable Crises of Adulthood
Growing Up Asian in America
The Truth about Lying
9 Failures of the Imagination
What Secrets Tell
Comparison And Contrast
:Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
Talk in the Intimate Relationship
His and Hers
Two Views of the Mississippi Scott
The Men We Carry in Our Minds
Neat People vs. Sloppy People
Two Ways to Belong in America
Can It Have Capatilism Without Democracy? A Prediction
Example And Illustration
A Few Kind Words for Superstition
The Anthropology of Manners
Black Men and Public Space
Clutter Bailey White:Forbidden Things
Silk Parachute
The Search for the World’s
Cause And Effect
White Guilt Barbara
Where Have All the Parents Gone?
If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
The Arrow of Time
Shattered Sudan David Ewing Duncan:DNA as Destiny
Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic . . .Are We?
Analogy Plato:The Myth of the Cave
Am I Blue?
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
The Cosmic Prison
Living Like Weasels
Argument And Persuasion Argument
Economics and Social Responsibility
A Step Back to the Workhouse?
Lifeboat Ethics
The Case Against Helping the Poor
The Details of Life Free Speech Nat Hentoff:Should This Student Have Been Expelled?
Shouting "Fire!"
Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice
Global Warming Is Not a Threat to Polar Ice PERSUASION
A Modest Proposal Martin Luther King, Jr.:I Have a Dream
Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic Naomi Shahib Nye:To Any Would-Be Terrorists
Why I Want a Wife Medicine
An Indian Father’s Plea
Mixed Strategies
Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs Amy Tan
Lars Eighner:On Dumpster Diving
This Is a Religious War Sandra Cisneros:Only Daughter
Coyote vs. Acme
Test Day
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