Call to Write, The, Brief Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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With a real-world genre orientation, attention to diverse media, focus on visual literacy, and emphasis on the ethics of writing, the Fourth Edition of The Call to Write continues to break new ground in composition. Exposes the reader to a real-world genre orientation for writing. General Interest, improve writing

Table of Contents

Writing and Reading?
Introduction: The Call to Write
What Is Writing? Analyzing Literacy Events
Writing in Everyday Life
Writing in the Workplace?
Letters by and to Michael Brown?
Memo, "TO: The Thief that has been stealing pens from the IBM"
Writing in the Public Sphere?
"ACORN Katrina Survivors Association"
Writing in School?
Sample high school research paper
Analyzing a Literacy Event?
Frederick Douglass, from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass?
Eudora Welty, from One Writer's Beginnings?
Margaret J. Finders, from Just Girls
Writing Assignment: Analyzing a Literacy Event
Reading Strategies for Academic Purposes: Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation
Reading as Research?
Jonathan Kozol, from Distancing the Homeless
Strategies for Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation
Sample Analysis of a Rhetorical Situation?
Kevin Powell,My Culture at the Crossroads
Writing Assignment: Rhetorical Analysis
Persuasion and Responsibility: Analyzing Arguments
Understanding Argument?
Darcy Peters and Marcus Boldt:Exchange of Letters
Entering a Controversy
Taking a Position: From Issues to Claims
Developing a Persuasive Position?
Malcolm X, from The Ballot or the Bullet
Making an Argument?
Vigilant Neighbors or Big Brother Informants
Negotiating Differences?
Call for Moratorium on Executions
Sample Rhetorical Analysis for an Argument
Writing Assignment: Analyzing an Argument
Writing Projects?
Introduction: Genres of Writing
Letters: Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Thinking About the Genre
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