The Reader

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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An innovative composition of rhetoric and readings in a zine format,TRurges students to ask questions as they read, write, and research about classic topics and contemporary perspectives presented in a wide range of genres.Marriage and Family, Work, Language, Education, War/Terrorism, Folk and Popular Culture, Identity, Faith and Religion, Wealth and Poverty. General Interest, American Studies

Table of Contents

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Components of a Writer's Composing Process
Planning and Inventing
Editing and Proofreading
One Student Composing an Essay
Reading and Writing
Reading as a Process
Using the SQ3R Approach
Research and Writing
Applying Reading and Writing Processes to Research Writing
Winding a Topic and Creating a Research Question
Choosing and Evaluating Print and Online Sources
Choosing What to Include in Your Research Writing
Avoiding Plagiarism
Ch. 4
"On Self-Respect" (Essay)
"The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria" (Cultural Criticism)
"A Very Big Order: Reconstructing Identity" (Memoir)
"Why I'm Black, Not African American." (Commentary)
Connecting the Readings (Gaines, McWhorter)
"No Name Woman" (Essay)
Connecting the Readings (McWhorter, Kingston)
Ethnic organization webpages
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (Web page)
National Congress of Vietnamese Americans (Web page)
"Growing Up Gay" (Memoir)
"On Being a Cripple" (Essay)
"Is This What You Really Want?" (Student Research Paper)
Connecting the Readings (Mairs, Moak)
Three Magazine Advertisements
, "Real Women Doing Beautiful Things". (Advertisement)
My Rich Uncle Education Finance, "I Am Not a Car" (Advertisement)
American Family Insurance, "Our Policy Is People" (Advertisement)
Connecting the Readings (3 Magazine Ads)
"The Unknown Citizen." (Poem)
"Headhunting in Cyberspace" (Academic Article)
Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes (Cartoon)
"Student Metaphors of Themselves as Writers" (Academic Article)
Suggestions for Essays on Identity
Marriage and Family
, "Coming Home Again" (Memoir)
"Once More to the Lake" (Essay)
Connecting the Readings (Lee, White)
"Atavism; or, The Body in Pain" (Essay)
"My Papa's Waltz" (Poem)
Easter Morning (Painting)
"The Moment of Life" (Photo)
"Stone Soup" (Essay)
"Poverty and the Father Factor" (Editorial)
, "Haircut" (Photo)
"Playing the Princess: Examining the Implications of Performance and Gender on Contemporary American Weddings and Women" (Student Research Paper)
"For Better, for Worse: Marriage Means Something Different Now" (Editorial)
"Gay Marriage." Slate March 11 and 14, 1997 (Emails)
"What's in a Word? Plenty, If It's Marriage" (Web/Online Article)
Connecting the Readings (Sullivan & Frum, Lakoff)
"The Fine Art of Letting Go" (Magazine Article)
Two Magazine Advertisements Parents
The Anti-Drug (Advertisement)
Met Life (Advertisement)
Connecting the Readings (Kantrowitz, 2 ads)
Suggestions for Essays on Marriage and Family
Faith and Religion
"Most Freshmen Say Religion Guides Them" (Journal Article)
"Cohabitation: Today's New Lifestyle-or Not" (Student R<$$$>
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