Composition of Everyday Life, Concise Edition

ISBN-10: 1111840512
ISBN-13: 9781111840518
Edition: 4th 2013
Authors: John Mauk, John Metz
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Description: Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them.

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Book details

List price: $103.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them.

John Mauk has a Ph.D. in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University and a Masters in language and literature from the University of Toledo. Scholarship includes an article on critical geography and composition (COLLEGE ENGLISH, March 2003). Mauk now teaches composition and rhetoric courses at Northwestern Michigan College. In 2007, he served on the NCTE Nominating Committee.

John Metz has a B.A. in English from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (1983) and an M.A. in English from the University of Toledo (1985). He has taught first-year writing for over 20 years and currently teaches at Kent State University at Geauga in Twinsburg, Ohio.

Inventing Ideas
Asking Questions
Re-Inventing Education
Considering The Essay
Reading for Intellectual Agility and Rhetoric
Applying Rhetoric To Your Own Writing
How To Use The Composition Of Everyday Life
Sample Essays
Writing Topics
Invention
Inventing Ideas Assignment
Remembering Who You Were
Readings
“Selling Manure,“ Bonnie Jo Campbell
“How I Lost the Junior Miss Pageant,“ Cindy Bosley
“The Thrill of Victory
The Agony of Parents,“ Jennifer Schwind-Pawlak [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Thinking Further
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Common Thesis Problems
Rhetorical Tools
Narration
Allusions
Dialogue
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Peer Review Truisms
Reflection
Explaining Relationships
Readings
“Americans and the Land,“ John Steinbeck
Mugged,“ Jim Crockett
“Delicate Friend,“ Lauren Jackson [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Thinking Further
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Using Narration
Using Description
Using Figurative Language
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Reflection
Beyond the Essay
Observing
Readings
“Heart of Sand,“ Anne-Marie Oomen
“The Front Porch,“ Chester McCovey
“Corpse Colloquy,“ Justin Scott [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Thinking Further
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Using Details
Using Narrative
Using Allusions
Using Figurative Language
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Reflection
Analyzing Concepts
Readings
“Black Like I Thought I Was,“ Erin Aubry Kaplan
“World Gone Mad,“ Derrick Jensen
“'Have It Your Way': Consumerism Invades Education,“ Simon Benlow
“The Real, The Bad, and The Ugly,“ Cassie Heidecker [Student essay]
“What Is Education?“ Petra Pepellashi [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Thinking Further
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Examples and Contrary Examples
Definitions and References
Outside Sources
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Reflection
Beyond the Essay: Conceptual Mapping
Analyzing Images
Readings
“Rise of the Image Culture: Re-Imagining the American Dream,“ Elizabeth Thoman
“The Mighty Image,“ Cameron Johnson
“An Imperfect Reality,“ Rebecca Hollingsworth [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Image
Text
Subtext
Context
Thinking Further
Thesis
Common Thesis Problems
Evolution of a Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Using Details from the Image
Using Other Evidence
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Reflection
Making Arguments
Readings
“The Dog Delusion,“ April Pedersen
“Cruelty, Civility, and Other Weighty Matters,“ Ann Marie Paulin
“Floppy Disk Fallacies,“ Elizabeth Bohnhorst [Student Essay]
“Whales R Us,“ Jayme Stayer
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Thinking Further
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Common Thesis Problems
Rhetorical Tools
Support
Counterargument
Concession and Qualifier
Caution: Logical Fallacies Ahead
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Reflection
Beyond the Essay: The Open Letter
Responding to Arguments
Readings
“What Orwell Didn't Know,“ George Lakoff
“Entitlement Education,“ Daniel Bruno
“Reality Check,“ Allison Hester [Student essay]
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
The First Layer: The Four Elements of Argument
The Second Layer: Warranting Assumptions
Public Resonance
Thesis
Evolution of a Thesis
Thinking Further
Rhetorical Tools
Using Support
Counterarguing
Conceding and Qualifying Points
Remembering Logical Fallacies
Organizational Strategies
Writer's Voice
Rogerian Argument
Vitality
Revision
Peer Review
Reflection
Evaluating
Readings

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