9780321355638

Patterns of Reflection: A Reader

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    9780321355638

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    0321355636

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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This engaging reader provides a wide range of professional and student writings and features a unique dual organization: Each of the seventy-six brief readings illustrates a specific rhetorical pattern and explores the chapter's theme. Chapters are enriched by extensive pedagogy providing guidelines and detailed checklists for each rhetorical pattern, as well as vocabulary work, questions for reading and analysis, and topics for writing. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
On Reading and Writing
1(41)
The Challenges and Rewards of Writing
1(1)
Good Reasons for Reading
2(2)
Guidelines for Active Reading
4(4)
Guided Reading: Ellen Goodman, ``Learning to Brake for Butterflies''
8(3)
Writing Focus: Using Summary, Analysis, and Synthesis
11(5)
Getting Started
16(1)
``The Writer''
16(2)
Richard Wilbur
``The Watcher at the Gates''
18(4)
Gail Godwin
``On Reading and Becoming a Writer''
22(6)
Terry McMillan
``How to Write with Style''
28(5)
Kurt Vonnegut
``Santa Rosa Island, 1998'' (Journal)
33(5)
Gretel Ehrlich
Communicating with Instructors and Peers: In Person and Online
38(1)
Making Connections
39(1)
Topics for Writing
40(2)
Using Narration: Growing Up, Growing Wiser
42(38)
When to Use Narration
42(1)
How to Use Narration
43(1)
Writing Focus: Preparing Your Essay for Readers
44(1)
Getting Started: Reflections on Growing Up or Growing Wiser
45(1)
``By Any Other Name''
46(7)
Santha Rama Rau
``The End of My Childhood''
53(3)
N. Scott Momaday
``Always Running''
56(4)
Luis J. Rodriguez
``Death of an Officer''
60(8)
Gaye Wagner
``How Mr. Dewey Decimal Saved My Life''
68(4)
Barbara Kingsolver
``Captivated''
72(4)
Meredith F. Small
Making Connections
76(1)
Topics for Writing
77(2)
A Checklist for Narration Essays
79(1)
Using Description: Reflecting on People and Places
80(41)
When to Use Description
80(1)
How to Use Descriptive Details
81(2)
Writing Focus: It's All About Words
83(1)
Getting Started: Reflections on a Painting
84(1)
Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, The Third of May, 1808; Edgar Degas, The Dance Class; Vincent Van Gogh, The Night Cafe; Pablo Picasso, Three Dancers; Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit
``Mrs. Zajac''
84(5)
Tracy Kidder
``Lost Lives of Women''
89(4)
Amy Tan
``Remembering Lobo''
93(5)
Pat Mora
``Let It Snow!''
98(4)
Diane Ackerman
``Africa''
102(7)
Lance Morrow
``Ground Zero''
109(4)
Jonathan Schell
Student Essay---Description: Alexa Skandar, ``Time's Trophy''
113(3)
Making Connections
116(1)
Topics for Writing
117(2)
A Checklist for Description Essays
119(2)
Using Comparison and Contrast: Ways of Learning
121(47)
When to Use Comparison and Contrast
121(1)
How to Use Comparison and Contrast
122(2)
Writing Focus: Coherence Is Crucial
124(1)
Getting Started: Reflecting on Expectations of College
125(1)
``Conversational Ballgames''
126(5)
Nancy Masterson Sakamoto
``Education''
131(4)
E. B. White
``What Adolescents Miss When We Let Them Grow Up in Cyberspace''
135(4)
Brent Staples
``Boys and Girls: Anatomy and Destiny''
139(7)
Judith Viorst
``Who Says a Woman Can't Be Einstein''
146(8)
Amanda Ripley
``Surveying the Damage on Campus USA''
154(3)
Colbert I. King
``Marks''
157(2)
Linda Pastan
Student Essay---Contrast: Denisse M. Bonilla, ``The Faded Stain''
159(5)
Making Connections
164(1)
Topics for Writing
165(1)
A Checklist for Comparison and Contrast Essays
166(2)
Explaining and Illustrating: Examining Media Images
168(56)
When to Use Examples
168(1)
How to Use Examples
169(1)
Writing Focus: Vary Your Sentences
170(2)
Getting Started: Thinking About Advertising
172(1)
Four Ads: Fila, Got Milk?, Council for Biotechnology Information, Expedia.com
173(4)
``To Be or Not to Be as Defined by TV''
177(8)
Jack McGarvey
``Sex, Lies, and Advertising''
185(6)
Gloria Steinem
``Violent Femmes''
191(8)
Stephanie Mencimer
``More Powerful Than ... Ever: On-Screen and Off, Superheroes Are a Force to Reckon With''
199(8)
Vincent P. Bzdek
``Bad Raps: Music Rebels Revel in Their Thug Life''
207(4)
Suzanne Fields
``Call Hating''
211(3)
Dave Barry
Student Essay---Using Examples: Michael King, ``Rap's Refusal of Injustice''
214(5)
Making Connections
219(1)
Topics for Writing
220(2)
A Checklist for Essays Using Examples
222(2)
Using Process Analysis: How We Work and Play
224(44)
When to Use Process Analysis
224(1)
How to Use Process Analysis
225(1)
Writing Focus: Punctuating Properly
226(2)
Getting Started: Reflections on Your Favorite Game
228(1)
``Putting Your Job Interview into Rehearsal''
228(6)
John P. Aigner
``Improving Your Body Language Skills''
234(10)
Suzette H. Elgin
``How to Turn No Into Yes!''
244(6)
Caroline Hwang
``How to Get Unstuck Now!''
250(5)
Gail Saltz
``Restoring Recess''
255(4)
Carol Krucoff
``Camping Out''
259(5)
Ernest Hemingway
Making Connections
264(1)
Topics for Writing
265(2)
A Checklist for Process Essays
267(1)
Using Division and Classification: Examining Human Connections--- and Misconnections
268(54)
When to Use Division and Classification
268(1)
How to Use Division and Classification
269(2)
Writing Focus: Words to Live Without!
271(1)
Getting Started: Classifying Recent Reading or Viewing
272(1)
``The Plot Against People''
272(3)
Russell Baker
``The Roles of Manners''
275(7)
Judith Martin
``Hot Boxes for Ex-Smokers''
282(5)
Franklin E. Zimring
``The Science and Secrets of Personal Space''
287(6)
Curt Suplee
``The Ways We Lie''
293(10)
Stephanie Ericsson
``Class Acts: America's Changing Middle Class''
303(7)
Ralph Whitehead, Jr.
Student Essay---Division and Classification: Garrett Berger, ``Buying Time''
310(7)
Making Connections
317(1)
Topics for Writing
318(2)
A Checklist for Division and Classification Essays
320(2)
Using Definition: Understanding Ideas and Values
322(47)
When to Use Definition
322(1)
How to Develop an Extended Definition
323(1)
Writing Focus: Using Metaphors, Avoiding Cliches
324(1)
Getting Started: Reflections on E. B. White's Ideas of Democracy
325(1)
``On Friendship''
326(6)
Margaret Mead
Rhoda Metraux
``Is Everybody Happy?''
332(5)
John Ciardi
``Discrimination Is a Virtue''
337(4)
Robert Keith Miller
``Doubts About Doublespeak''
341(6)
William Lutz
``The Difference Between `Sick' and `Evil'''
347(6)
Andrew Vachss
``Freedom's Not Just Another Word''
353(5)
David Hackett Fischer
``Curiosity''
358(3)
Alastair Reid
Student Essay---Definition: Laura Mullins, ``Paragon or Parasite?''
361(4)
Making Connections
365(1)
Topics for Writing
366(1)
A Checklist for Definition Essays
367(2)
Using Causal Analysis: Examining Family and Community Issues
369(47)
When to Use Causal Analysis
369(1)
How to Use Causal Analysis
370(2)
Writing Focus: References to Authors, Works, and the Words of Others
372(2)
Getting Started: Reflections on Why You Are in College
374(1)
``Duty: The Forgotten Virtue''
374(6)
Amitai Etzioni
``When Parents Are Toxic to Children''
380(6)
Keith Ablow
``Social Science Finds: `Marriage Matters''
386(11)
Linda J. Waite
``The Overlooked Victims of AIDS''
397(3)
Judith D. Auerbach
``Not Much Sense in Those Census Stories''
400(6)
Stephanie Coontz
``What Really Scares Us?''
406(5)
David Ropeik
``Dream Deferred''
411(1)
Langston Hughes
Making Connections
412(1)
Topics for Writing
413(1)
A Checklist for Causal Analysis Essays
414(2)
Using Argument and Persuasion: Preserving a Safe and Sane World
416(48)
The Characteristics of Argument
416(2)
How to Use Argument and Persuasion
418(2)
Writing Focus: Logical Fallacies
420(3)
Getting Started: Reflections on the Challenges Facing Ourselves, Our Society, Our World
423(1)
``Ban the Things. Ban Them All.''
423(4)
Molly Ivins
``Why Guns Matter''
427(3)
Ned Andrews
``Adult Crime, Adult Time''
430(6)
Linda J. Collier
``Kids Who Kill Are Still Kids''
436(3)
Richard Cohen
``An Elastic Institution''
439(5)
John Borneman
Laurie Kain Hart
Michael Kinsley
444(4)
``Abolish Marriage''
``The Case for Compromise on Abortion''
448(3)
Andrew Sullivan
``No Safer and Less Free''
451(3)
Laura W. Murphy
``Try National ID Card---You Might Like It''
454(3)
Robert Kuttner
Student Essay---Refutation: David M. Ouellette, ``Blame It on the Media and Other Ways to Dress a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing''
457(3)
Making Connections
460(1)
Topics for Writing
461(2)
A Checklist for Argument Essays
463(1)
Works for Further Reading and Analysis
464(19)
``Declaration of Sentiments''
464(3)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
``The Story of an Hour''
467(4)
Kate Chopin
``Taxi''
471(1)
Amy Lowell
``Border Hazards: An Obsession to Become Unhealthy''
472(3)
Richard Rodriguez
``Neat People vs. Sloppy People''
475(3)
Suzanne Britt
``A Date to Remember''
478(5)
Lisa Mundy
Glossary 483(6)
Credits 489(5)
Index 494

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