75 Readings Plus

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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75 Readings Plusis a version of the best-selling75 Readingsthat supplies additional guidance for student readers. This text is rhetorically arranged and collects the most popular essays for first-year writing. The readings represent a wide variety of authors, disciplines, issues, and interests, and, at an affordable price,75 Readings Plusis an excellent value for students. ..

Table of Contents

indicates new to the Ninth Edition
Narration 1
Shooting an Elephant
Grandmother’s Victory
Coming to an Awareness of Language
Thirty-eight Who Saw Murder Didn’t Call the Police
The Plague
Fifth Avenue, Uptown
Once More to the Lake
Marrying Absurd
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Revisiting Sacred Ground
Monuments to Our Better Nature
Process Analysis
Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
Writing Drafts
Alone on the Hilltop
The Serpents of Paradise
Chronicles of Ice
Women’s Beauty: Put Down or Power Source?
What Is Poverty?
The Company Man Gloria Naylor: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
The Men We Carry in Our Minds
Neat People vs. Sloppy People
Two Ways to Belong in America
China's Biggest
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
Forbidden Things
Silk Parachute
The Search for the World’s Funniest Joke
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
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
Should This Student Have Been Expelled?
Shouting "Fire!" Global Warming
Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice
Global Warming Is Not a Threat to Polar Ice
Persuasion A Modest Proposal
I Have a Dream
Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic
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
Mother Tongue
On Dumpster Diving
This Is a Religious War
Only Daughter Ian Frazier:Coyote vs. Acme
Test Day
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