Longman Reader

ISBN-10: 0205752268
ISBN-13: 9780205752263
Edition: 9th 2011 (Brief Edition)
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Widely praised for its superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking readings,The Longman Readerremains the most successful rhetorically organized freshman composition reader. The Longman Reader, Brief Editionfeatures highly praised writing pedagogy in a rhetorically-organized reader. The opening chapter offers specific strategies for active reading, and for each pattern-of-development chapter,The Longman Readerincludes a detailed introduction that asks the reader consider audience and purpose, concrete revision strategies, a peer review checklist, an annotated student essay with extensive analysis, prewriting and revising activities, and a comprehensive list of possible writing topics.

Preface
The Reading Process
Get an Overview of the Selection
First Reading: A Checklist
Deepen Your Sense of the Selection
Second Reading: A Checklist
Evaluate the Selection
Evaluating a Selection: A Checklist
Ellen Goodman, Family Counterculture
The Writing Process
Prewrite
Figure 2.1: Stages of the Writing Process
Analyzing Your Audience: A Checklist
Activities: Prewrite
Identify the Thesis
Activities: Identify the Thesis
Support the Thesis with Evidence
Activities: Support the Thesis with Evidence
Organize the Evidence
Activities: Organize the Evidence
Outlining: A Checklist
Write the First Draft
Turning Outline Into First Draft: A Checklist
Figure 2.2: Structure of an Essay
Activities: Write the First Draft
Revise the Essay
Edit and Proofread
Student Essay
Commentary
Activity: Revise the Essay
Description
What Is Description?
How Description Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Description in an Essay
Figure 3.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Description Essay
Revision Strategies
Description: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Description
Maya Angelou, Sister Flowers
Figure 3.2: Essay Structure Diagram: "Sister Flowers" by Maya Angelou
Gordon Parks, Flavio's Home
Gary Kamiya, Life, Death and Spring
Additional Writing Topics
Narration
What Is Narration?
How Narration Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Narration in an Essay
Figure 4.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Narration Essay
Revision Strategies
Narration: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Narration
Audre Lorde, The Fourth of July
Figure 4.2: Essay Structure Diagram: "The Fourth of July" by Audre Lorde
George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant
Joan Murray, Someone's Mother
Additional Writing Topics
Exemplification
What Is Exemplification?
How Exemplification Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Exemplification in an Essay
Figure 5.1 Development Diagram: Writing an Exemplification Essay
Revision Strategies
Exemplification: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Exemplification
Kay S. Hymowitz, Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen
Figure 5.2: Essay Structure Diagram: "Tweens: Ten Going On Sixteen" by Kay S. Hymowitz
Leslie Savan, Black Talk and Pop Culture
Eric G. Wilson, The Miracle of Melancholia
Additional Writing Topics
Division-Classification
What Is Division-Classification?
How Division-Classification Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Division-Classification in an Essay
Figure 6.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Division-Classification Essay
Revision Strategies
Division-Classification: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Division-Classification
Ann McClintock, Propaganda Techniques in Today's Advertising
Figure 6.2 Essay Structure Diagram: "Propaganda Techniques in Today's Advertising" by Ann McClintock
David Brooks, Psst! Human Capital
Marion Winik, What Are Friends For?
Additional Writing Topics
Process Analysis
What Is Process Analysis?
How Process Analysis Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Process Analysis in an Essay
Figure 7.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Process Analysis Essay
Revision Strategies
Process Analysis: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Process Analysis
Clifford Stoll, Cyberschool
Figure 7.2: Essay Structure Diagram: "Cyberschool" by Clifford Stoll
David Shipley, Talk About Editing
Amy Sutherland, What Shamu Taught Me about a Happy Marriage
Additional Writing Topics
Comparison-Contrast
What Is Comparison-Contrast?
How Comparison-Contrast Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Comparison-Contrast in an Essay
Figure 8.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Comparison-Contrast Essay
Revision Strategies
Comparison-Contrast: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Comparison-Contrast
Eric Weiner, Euromail and Amerimail
Figure 8.2: Essay Structure Diagram:"Euromail and Amerimail" by Eric Weiner
Rachel Carson, A Fable for Tomorrow
Dave Barry, Beauty and the Beast
Additional Writing Topics
Cause-Effect
What Is Cause-Effect?
How Cause-Effect Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Cause-Effect in an Essay
Figure 9.1 Development Diagram: Writing a Cause-Effect Essay
Revision Strategies
Cause-Effect: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Cause-Effect
Stephen King, Why We Crave Horror Movies
Figure 9.2: Essay Structure Diagram:"Why We Crave Horror Movies" by Stephen King
Kurt Kleiner, Beauty: When Manana is Too Soon
Buzz Bissinger, Innocents Afield
Additional Writing Topics
Definition
What Is Definition?
How Definition Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Definition in an Essay
Figure 10.1: Development Diagram: Writing a Definition Essay
Revision Strategies
Definition: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Definition
K.C. Cole, Entropy
Figure 10.2: Essay Structure Diagram: "ENTROPY" by K. C. Cole
Natalie Angier, The Cute Factor
Ann Hulbert, Beyond the Pleasure Principle
Additional Writing Topics
Argumentation-Persuasion
What Is Argumentation-Persuasion?
How Argumentation-Persuasion Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Argumentation-Persuasion in an Essay
Figure 11.1: Development Diagram: Writing an Argumentation-Persuasion Essay
Questions for Using Toulmin Strategy: A Checklist
Argumentation-Persuasion: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Argumentation-Persuasion
Stanley Fish, Free Speech Follies
Figure 11.2: Essay Structure Diagram:"Free-Speech Follies" by Stanley Fish
Anna Quindlen, Driving to the Funeral
Examining an Issue: Gender-Based Education
Gerry Garibaldi, How the Schools Shortchange Boys
Michael Kimmel, the War Against Boys
Examining an Issue: Illegal Immigration
Roberto Rodriguez, The Border on Our Backs
Star Parker, Se Habla Entitlement
Additional Writing Topics
Combining the Patterns
The Patterns in Action: During the Writing Process
The Patterns in Action: In an Essay
Student Essay
Virginia Woolf, The Death of the Moth
Martin Luther King, Jr., Where Do We Go From Here: Community or Chaos?
Joan Didion, Marrying Absurd
A Guide to Using Sources
Evaluating Source Materials
Evaluating Articles and Books: A Checklist
Evaluating Internet Materials: A Checklist
Analyzing and Synthesizing Source Material
Analyzing and Synthesizing Source Material: A Checklist
Using Quotation, Summary, and Paraphrase Without Plagiarizing
Using Quotation, Summary, and Paraphrase: A Checklist
Integrating Sources Into Your Writing
Integrating Sources Into Your Writing: A Checklist
Documenting Sources: MLA Style
How to Document: MLA In-Text References
Using MLA Parenthetical Reference: A Checklist
How to Document: MLA List of Works Cited
Citing Print Sources Books
Citing Print Sources Periodicals
Citing Sources Found on a Website
Citing Sources Found Through an Online Database or Scholarly Project
Citing Other Common Sources
Avoiding Ten Common Writing Errors
Fragments
Comma Splices and Run-ons
Faulty Subject-Verb Agreement
Faulty Pronoun Agreement
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Faulty Parallelism
Comma Misuse
Apostrophe Misuse
Confusing Homonyms
Misuse of Italics and Underlining
Glossary
Acknowledgments
Index
New to this edition
Completely revised and updated

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