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Longman Reader

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ISBN-10: 0321236416

ISBN-13: 9780321236418

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Judith Nadell, Eliza A. Comodromos, John Langan

List price: $54.20
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Featuring the same superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking selections as its widely-praised parent text,The Longman Reader, Brief Edition is a shorter and more portable alternative to the best-selling, rhetorically-organized original,The Longman Reader (formerly titledThe Macmillian Reader ).Thirty-four outstanding selections represent a blend of favorite standards and fresh, new pieces on a variety of topics such as family life, education, technology, race, mass culture, and morality.
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Book details

List price: $54.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
The Reading Process.
Stage 1: Get an Overview of the Selection
First Reading: A Checklist
Stage 2: Deepen Your Sense of the Selection
Second Reading: A Checklist
Stage 3: Evaluate the Selection
Evaluating a Selection: A Checklist
Ellen Goodman,Family Counterculture
The Writing Process.
Stage 1: Prewrite
Analyzing Your Audience: A Checklist
Stage 2: Identify the Thesis
Stage 3: Support the Thesis with Evidence
Stage 4: Organize the Evidence
Outlining: A Checklist
Stage 5: Write the First Draft
Turning Outline Into First Draft: A Checklist
Stage 6: Revise the Essay
Student Essay
Commentary
Description.
What Is Description?
How Description Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Description in an Essay
Description: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Description
Flavio's Home
The Storm This Time
Sister Flowers
Once More to the Lake
A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Additional Writing Topics
Narration.
What Is Narration?
How Narration Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Narration in an Essay
Narration: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Narration
The Fourth of July
Shooting an Elephant
Charity Display?
Salvation
The Price We Pay
Additional Writing Topics
Exemplification.
What Is Exemplification?
How Exemplification Fits Your Purpose and Audience
Suggestions for Using Exemplification in an Essay
Exemplification: A Revision/Peer Review Checklist
Student Essay
Commentary
Activities: Exemplification
The "Values" Wasteland
Black Talk and Pop Culture
Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen
Bombs Bursting in Air
What I've Learned From Men
Additional Writing Topics
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