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Short Takes Model Essays for Composition

ISBN-10: 0321207793
ISBN-13: 9780321207791
Edition: 8th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This lively collection of fifty-six short, readable essays by both student and professional writers provides useful models of the rhetorical modes. Features 26 new essays on diverse subjects such as technology and the Internet, the events of  More...

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Book details

List price: $45.60
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 2/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This lively collection of fifty-six short, readable essays by both student and professional writers provides useful models of the rhetorical modes. Features 26 new essays on diverse subjects such as technology and the Internet, the events of September 11 and terrorism, college athletics, and medical research

Freeze Frame: Reading and Writing
On Using Description?
"A Sandwich,"
"Deep Cold,"
"The Bridge,"
"El Hoyo,"
"Left Sink,"
On Using Narration?
"Designer of Audio CD Packaging Enters Hell,"
"Learning Then College,"
"The Night of Oranges,"
"Time to Look and Listen,"
"The Pie,"
On Using Definition?
"Chocolate Equals Love,"
"I Was a Member of the Kung Fu Crew,"
"The Handicap of Definition,"
"The Myth of the Matriarch,"
"Where Nothing Says Everything,"
On Using Example?
"Sweatin' for Nothin',"
"Stop Ordering Me Around,"
"A Black Fan Of Country Music Finally Tells All,"
"The Joy of Starvation,"
"Bananas for Rent,"
On Using Division and Classification?
"The New York Walk: Survival of the Fiercest,"
"Always, Always, Always,"
"The Search for Human Life in the Maze Of Retail Stores,"
"The Plot Against People,"
"Desert Religions,"
On Using Comparison and Contrast?
"Living on Tokyo Time,"
"Playing House,"
"World and America Watching Different Wars,"
"Two Ways to Belong in America,"
"The Raven,"
On Using Process?
"Runner,"
"How to Swat a Fly,"
"A Woman's Place,"
"Independence Day,"
"Inspiration? Head Down the Back Road, and Stop for the Yard Sales,"
On Using Cause and Effect
"Tiffany Stephenson An Apology,"
"When Music Heals Body and Soul,"
"Wrestling with Myself,"
"Black Men and Public Space,"
"When Here Sees There,"
On Using Argument?
"Last Rites for Indian Dead,"
"Gay Marriages: Make Them Legal,"
"High School, an Institution Whose Time Has Passed,"
"Don't Impede Medical Progress,"
"One Internet, Two Nations,"
"Internet Not For Everyone,"
For Further Reading: Multiple Modes
On College Athletics?
"Cutting the Field,"
"End of Hypocrisy,"
"Show Us the Money,"
On Films?
"Ringing Hollow,"
"Grit and Spectacle Help 'Lord' Ring True,"
On Torture?
"Torture Warrants?"
"Torture SHould Not Be Authorized,"
"Yes, It Should Be on the Books,"
Credits?
Index of Authors, Essays, and Terms

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