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Prose Models

ISBN-10: 0155064045

ISBN-13: 9780155064041

Edition: 11th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Gerald Levin

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Containing over 110 selections by contemporary and classic writers, PROSE MODELS is a rhetorical reader that covers the major elements of paragraph, essay and methods of development with an emphasis on Argument and Persuasive writing.
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 4/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672

Gerald M. Levin will write the Foreword for God, the Universe, and Where I Fit In.

Organizing the Essay
Topic Sentence, Thesis, and Unity
Obituary
About Men
The Shape of the River
Shooting an Elephant
A well in India
Velva, North Dakota
Main and Subordinate Ideas
Queen Victoria at the End of Her Life
The Blast Furnace
Why Did I Ever Play Football?
Order of Ideas
In an Elevator
The Purpose of Lifting
Marrying Absurd
Beginning, Middle, and End
Mountain Day
Ben & Jerry''s
Transitions
Communication
Mary
Description, Narration, Exposition
Description
The World''s Largest Pile of Scrap Tires
The Buick
Hoyt Street
The Barrio
Narration
Flying
Learning to See
The American Invasion of Mac�n
Example
New York
Thursday morning in a New York Subway Station
Discipline?
To What End?
Classification and Division
Kinds of Discipline
The Newspaper
Hoppers
Definition
Monkeying
Crime
The Sooners
"Manly" and "Womanly"
The Underclass
Newspapers
Comparison and Contrast
Televisions and Reading
City People and Country People
The English and the Americans
Digital Literacy
Analogy
What Makes a Writer
The Cosmic Prison
The Education of a Physicist
Process
Sounding
Outdoor Cooking
How the Spider Spins Its Web
Cause and Effect
The Telephone
Why Nothing Works
The Growth of Cities
Matters of Style: Diction
Usage
In the Land of Coca-Cola
Newsweek: Being Cool
A Memo from Dad
Tone
Osu! William Finnegan: Surfing
Imagery
The Rocky Shores
Figurative Language
Watching a Night Launch of the Space Shuttle
Time Is Money
Concreteness
Mortality
Fireworks
Euphemism and Jargon
Learning the Language
Nipping ClichTs in the Bud
Little Red Riding Hood Revisited
Matters of Style: The Sentence
Addition and Modification
Hudson Street
Emphasis
The Steamboatman
Loose and Periodic Sentences
The Turtle
At Tinker Creek
Climax
My Grandmother
Parallelism
Boyhood on the Sacramento Barrio
Antithesis
Nonviolent Resistance
Length
On Matters of Doubt
Argument and Persuasion
Inductive Reasoning
Max into Maximilian
Revenge Theory
More Police, Less Crime? Wrong
The Right to Fail
Wait a Minute
The Warfare in the Forest Is Not Wanton
The End of Education
Who Killed Benny Paret?
Computer Viruses
Statistical Lives
Why save Tropical Rain Forests?
Students and Drugs
Deductive Reasoning
Freedom and Security
Reflections on War
The Limits of Relevance
Final Exams Discourage Learning
Who Deserves the Death Penalty?
Controversy
Supreme Court Ruling on t<$$$>