Millennium Reader

ISBN-10: 013601738X
ISBN-13: 9780136017387
Edition: 5th 2009
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Book details

List price: $119.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2

Distinguished by the quality of writing and the variety of selections, this thematic reader identifies and collects some of the most important insights, discoveries, and reflections of the past millennia as produced by its most noteworthy writers and through a variety of genres. In addition, it introduces students to major traditions in essay writing and other genres and provides guidance in developing critical reading and writing skills.

Rhetorical Contents
Preface
Introduction: Reading in the VariousGenres
Reading Essays
Reading Fiction
Reading Poetry
Reading Drama
Literary Works in Context
Reading and Analyzing Visual Texts
Elements of Design
Reading Images as Cultural Signs
Reflections on Experience
NonfictionGeorge Orwell Shooting an Elephant
Betty
Number One!
Boyhood with Gurdjieff
West with the Night
Just Say No to Rugs
Initiated into an IbanTribe of Headhunters
Rumenotomy on a Cow
Fiction
The Pilgrimage
The Fat Girl
Poetry
Browning How Do I Love Thee?
The Solitary
Nikki Giovanni Nikki-Rosa
Connections for Chapter 1:Reflections on Experience
Memorable People and Places
Nonfiction
Liked for Myself
Antidisestablishmentarianism
My Brother, Gary Gilmore
Moonlit Nights of Laughter
A Hole in the World
Turning Point
A Fitting Desire
Thinking Like a Mountain
Fiction
Carver Neighbors
Cheever Reunion
Poetry
Those Winter Sundays
A Grave
At the Ball Game
Connections for Chapter 2:Memorable People and Places
The Value of Education
NonfictionFrederick Douglass Learning to Read and Write
The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society
The Dead Grandmother/Exam Syndrome
On Becoming a Chicano
Learning What Was Never Taught
Nat Hentoff "Speech Codes" on the Campus
Civilize Them with a Stick
Judy Blume Is Harry Potter Evil?
Lessons
Fiction
The First Day
Poetry
Workday
Did I Miss Anything?
Connections for Chapter 3:The Value of Education
Perspectives on Language
Nonfiction
The Day Language Came into My Life
Temple Grandin Thinking in Pictures
Deborah Tannen Sex, Lies, and Conversation
George Lakoff Anger
The Language of Clothes
Mother Tongue
Propaganda under a Dictatorship
The Rhetoric of Advertising
Fiction
Who's Irish?
Poetry
Permanently
Connections for Chapter 4:Perspectives on Language
Everyday Matters
Nonfiction
The Culture of Consumerism
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