Beyond Words : Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-06
  • Publisher: Longman
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Beyond Words is a highly visual, thematically-organized reader intended for use in introductory composition courses. Including over 250 color images in a wide variety of media and genres and over 70 readings,Beyond Wordsoffers strategies for reading and responding to texts - verbal and visual texts - and practice in informative, analytical, and persuasive writing.

Table of Contents

Reading Texts
Chris Jordan, Cans Seurat, 2007
Identifying the subject or focus
Identify the subject
Find focal points
Examine and interpret the details
Notice what is missing
""Escaping Criticism,""
""Hallie's Hands
Fifteen Untitled Works in Concrete, 1980-84
Considering the audience
Notice how a text signals its audience
Assess the level of the message
Note the demographics
Understand the original or intended audience
August 17, 2007
Nike, ""My Butt Is Big,"
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