Introduction to Critical Reading

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-28
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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This unique college reading text gives students experience reading and evaluating poetry, short stories, essays, and textbook chapters. An innovative Instructor's Manual gives instructors a wealth of teaching ideas and background material on each piece with a focus on critical thinking.

Table of Contents

LotĂs Wife
Genesis 19: 12-26
Richard Corey
I, Too
The Road Not Taken
nobody loses all the time
Warren Pryor
Mother to Son
Those Winter Sundays
A Red Palm
Traveling Through the Dark
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
Bedtime Story
Barbie Doll
The Unknown Citizen
The History Teacher
The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Innocence
The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Experience
Dulce et Decorum Est
How I Learned to Sweep
Facing It
Counting the Mad
Much Madness Is Divinist Sense
Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead
The Vacuum
Mending Wall
Lost Sister
April 29, 1992
Blink Your Eyes
What Would Freud Say?
Birthday Party
The Lottery
A Worn Path
Everyday Use
Crusader Rabbit
The Veldt
I Stand Here Ironing
The Gilded Six-Bits
Harrison Bergerson
The Fat Girl
What Means Switch
What You Pawn I Will Redeem
Cell One
A Rose for Emily
Life After High School
Hills Like White Elephants
The Chrysanthemums
A Hanging
Fifth Period Is Facebook
The Impact of Facebook on our Students
Teen ŠSextingĂ: Stupid and Illegal
Steroids, Sports and the Ethics of Winning
Just Say Yes to Steroids ű Learn, Make Better Choices
Making the Grade
Right Place Wrong Place
Mother Tongue
Disgusting DoesnĂt Make It ˘Speech"
Should a Man Be Put in Jail for What HeĂs Thinking?
Every Choice Has Its Consequences
Starved Out
Heavy Judgment: A Sister Talks about the Pain of ˘Living Large"
When Is It Rape?
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
The Saints and the Roughnecks
Textbook Chapters
Presidency in Crisis, from The American Past: A Survey of American History
Culture, from SOC
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