Composition of Everyday Life A Guide to Writing

ISBN-10: 1428262989
ISBN-13: 9781428262980
Edition: 3rd 2010
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, 3e emphasizes invention while helping student writers re-discover concepts, uncover meaning, and re-think the world around them.

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Book details

List price: $149.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, 3e emphasizes invention while helping student writers re-discover concepts, uncover meaning, and re-think 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 and Relating to Essays
Getting Beyond the Weasel: Reading for Rhetoric
Applying Rhetoric to Your Own Writing
How to Use the Composition of Everyday Life
Remembering Who You Were
Readings
Brent Staples, Black Men, Public Spaces
Cindy Bosley, How I Lost the Junior Miss Pageant
Jennifer Schwind-Pawlak, The Thrill of Victory + The Agony of Parents
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Explaining Relationships
Readings
Americans and the Land
Mugged
Political Adaptation
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Observing
Readings
Living Like Weasels
The Front Porch
Corpse Colloquy
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Analyzing Concepts
Readings
What It Means to Be Creative
"Have It Your Way": Consumerism Invades Education
What Is Education? Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Analyzing Images
Readings
Rise of the Image Culture: Re-Imagining the American Dream
The Mighty Image
An Imperfect Reality
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Making Arguments
Readings
David Crabtree, Ph.D., Why a Great Book''s Education Is the Most Practical! Ann Marie Paulin, Cruelty, Civility, and Other Weighty Matters
Elizabeth Bohnhorst, Floppy Disk Fallacies
Jayme Stayer, Whales R Us
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Responding to Arguments
Readings
George Lakoff, What Orwell Didn''t Know
Daniel Bruno, Entitlement Education
Allison Hester, Reality Check
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Evaluating
Readings
Steven Poole, Goodbye Cruel Word
Ed Bell, The Andy Griffith Show: Return to Normal
Jaren Provo, Star Trek
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Searching For Causes
Readings
Deborah Tannen, Sex, Lies, and Conversation: Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other? Leonard Kress, Throwing Up Childhood
Jamie Bentley, American Consumerism
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Proposing Solutions
Readings
Paul Roberts, How to Say Nothing in 500 Words
Deirdre Mahoney, Attending to the Word
Rachel Scofield, Reverence for Food
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Resonance
Thesis
Rhetorical Tools
Organizational Strategies
Writer''s Voice
Vitality
Peer Review
Delivery
Thinking Radically (Re-Seeing the World)
Readings
Michael Moore, Why Doesn''t GM Sell Crack? Simon Benlow, An Apology to Future Generations
Simon Wykoff, Unemployed, and Working Hard
Outside Reading
Invention
Point of Contact
Analysis
Public Reso

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