Frames of Mind A Rhetorical Reader (with 2009 MLA Update Card)

ISBN-10: 0495899852

ISBN-13: 9780495899853

Edition: 2nd 2009

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List price: $153.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Robert DiYanni received a B.A. from Rutgers University in 1968 and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1976. He has taught at Queens College of the City University of New York, New York University, Harvard University, and Pace University. He has written articles and reviews on various aspects of literature, composition, and pedagogy. He has written numerous books including The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry, Women's Voices, Like Season'd Timber: New Essays on George Herbert, and Modern American Poets: Their Voices and Visions.

Pat C. Hoy, II, director of the Expository Writing Program and professor of English at New York University, has held appointments at the U.S. Military Academy and Harvard. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hoy regularly teaches freshman composition and is the author of numerous textbooks and articles, including THE SCRIBNER HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS, Fourth Edition (with Robert DiYanni). His essays have appeared in SEWANEE REVIEW, VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW, AGNI, TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE, SOUTH ATLANTIC REVIEW, and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. Eight of his essays have been selected as "Notables" in Best American Essays. INSTINCT FOR SURVIVAL: ESSAYS BY PAT C. HOY II was selected as a "Notable" collection in Best American Essays of the Century. He was awarded the 2003 Cecil Woods, Jr., Prize for Nonfiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

The Practice of Writing
Why Am I Writing Essays?
An Occasion for Writing
Using Your Voice and Finding Your Character
Moving from Evidence to Idea to Essay
How to Reveal the Discoveries
Reflection and Meaning
Making Evidence and Discovery Work Together
An Occasion for Writing: A Student's Process Preparing to Write
Integrating a Visual Text
Moving toward Essay
Creating a Scene
Integrating a Written Text
Writing Thoughtfully
Reflecting (Analysis and Conception)
Rhetorical Considerations for Essays
An Introduction to Visual Understanding
Keeping Your Eyes Open and Learning to See
A Strategy for Visual Understanding
Looking and Responding
Analyzing Images: Categorizing to Make Sense of What You See
Focal Point and Emphasis
Figure-Ground Contrast
Grouping: Proximity & Similarity
Narration or Story
The Whole Composition
Two Annotated Visuals
Chrysler, Drive=Love [Advertisement]
Monumental Posing [Photograph]
Communicating What You See
For Further Reading
A Sample Student Paper
Visible Feelings
Defining Analysis
How Analysis Functions
Recognizing Analysis
Using Analysis in Writing
Annotated Paragraph
Points of Departure
Analysis and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: The New York Times, Neighborly Vultures
Perspectives on Fear
Forms of Mind: An Occasion for Analysis
Magritte, The Importance of Marvels [painting]
Magritte, The Treachery of Images [painting]
The Birth of Venus [painting]
Living Like Weasels
The Nature of Consciousness: An Occasion for Analysis
Young Interracial Couple [photograph]
Central Park with Boys in Trees [photograph]
Central Park [photograph]
Youth Holding Kitten [photograph]
The Bird of Paradise: The Hunter and The Poet
poetic Moments: An Occasion for Analysis
Tree of Life [photograph]
Thunderstorm [photograph]
Life Cycle of a Thunderstorm [illustration]
Roland Barthes, Toys
Giving up the Gun
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat
The Tell-Tale Heart
Defining Description
How Description Functions
Selecting Details Organizing Details
Recognizing Description
Using Description in Writing
Annotated Paragraph: Virginia Woolf, from Moments of Being
Description and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Cynthia Ozick, The Seam of the Snail
Love Sick
The Truth of Mind: An Occasion for Description
Parasympathetic and Sympathetic System Diagram [illustration]
Heart in Voh [photograph]
From One Writer's Beginning [essay excerpt]
On not Looking at Pictures
Ways of Seeing (And Not): An Occasion for Description
Las Meninas [painting]
Titian, Entombment [painting]
The Myth of the Latin Woman
Facing Races: An Occasion for Description
Mike Mike, The Face of Tomorrow [poster]
Death of A Moth
Gretel Ehrlich, Islands
The Storm
Defining Narration
How Narration Functions
Sequence, Causality, and Effect
Choosing Events
Selecting and Ordering Details
Recognizing Narration
First-Person Plural (We)
Second-Person Singular and Plural (You)
Third-Person Singular and Plural (He/She, They)
Other Voices
Using Narration in Writing Annotated Paragraph: Gretel Ehrlich, from A Storm, the Cornfield, and Elk
Narration and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Roy Reed, Wolf Hunt
Once More to The Lake
Time Passes: An Occasion for Narration
Pond's Extract bottles [photograph]
Horse and Buggy [photograph]
Inboard Motor Boat [illustration]
Gretel Erhlich, Spring [essay excerpt]
How To Tell A True War Story
The Legacy Of Memory: An Occasion For Narration
American Soldiers in the Vietnam War [photograph collection]
Margaret Atwood, When Afghanistan Was at Peace
Forces That Shape Us: An Occasion for Narration
From the Opera, The Handmaid's Tale [film still]
Old Dutch Cleanser [photograph]
Woman Wearing Traditional Chador [photograph]
Barbie Doll [photograph]
The Illusion of the Two Cultures
A Hanging
A Worn Path
Defining Illustration
How Illustration Functions
Selecting Examples
Inductive and Deductive Thinking
Recognizing Illustration
Using Illustration in Writing
Annotated Paragraph: Donald A. Norman, from The Design of Everyday Things
Illustration and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Natalie Goldberg, from Writing Down the Bones
English Is A Crazy Language
Crazy Objects: An Occasion for Illustration
Key for Inaccessible Locks [drawing]
Coffeepot for Masochists [drawing]
Converging Tandem Bicycle (Model for Fianc?s) [drawing]
Brent Staples, Just Walk On By
Pre-Judging Public Space: An Occasion for Illustration
Collection of Hotel Signs [illustration & photograph collection]
The Uses of Uncertainty: An Occasion for Illustration
Collection of Optical Illusions [Illustrations]
Barbara Ehrenreich, What I've Learned From Men
Go Ahead, Make Her Day
Learning To Be Silent
Defining Classification
How Classification Functions
Recognizing Classification
Using Classification in Writing
Annotated Paragraph
from The Gift of Good Land
Classification and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading
The Best of Enemies?
What Secrets Tell
The Class of Memory: An Occasion for Classification
Washington, D.C. Memorials and Monuments [photograph collection]
Mother Tongue
Other Tongues: An Occasion For Classification
Unwanted [advertisement]
Office of National Drug Control Policy, Get Off My Back [advertisement]
Territorial Behavior
Beyond The Body: An Occasion For Classification
Tattoos [photograph collection]
Aaron Copland, How We Listen
The Politics of the English Language
Imagining Homelands
Margaret Atwood, Happy Endings
Comparison and Contrast
Defining Comparison and Contrast
How Comparison and Contrast Functions
Recognizing Comparison and Contrast
Block Structure
Alternating Structure
A Special Case of Comparison: Analogy
Using Comparison and Contrast in Writing
Annotated Paragraph: Daniel Goleman, from Emotional Intelligence
Comparison and Contrast and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Leonard Shlain, Athens and Sparta
Who's for you?: An Occasion for Comparison and Contrast
1968 Campaign Poster [poster]
The Cosmic Calendar
Safety: An Occasion for Comparison and Contrast
Safety on Board MD11 [illustration]
TV Turnoff Week [poster]
Two Family Portraits: The Peales and The Bellellis
Kissing Cousins: An Occasion for Comparison and Contrast
Constantin Brancusi, The Kiss [sculpture]
Cat People vs. Dog People
Of Youth and Age
Never Do That To A Book
Astronomer's Wife
Cause And Effect
Defining Cause and Effect
How Cause and Effect Functions
Recognizing Cause and Effect
Multiple Causes
Causal Chains
Interactive Causes
Speculating about Effects
Using Cause and Effect in Writing
Annotated Paragraph: Atul Gawande, from Complications
Cause and Effect and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading
The Double-Edged Ax of American Technology
No Name Woman
Family Secrets: An Occasion For Cause and Effect
PostSecret Postcards [photograph collection]
The Dangers of Secrecy [essay]
Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and The Extinction of The Dinosaurs
The Causes Of Causes: An Occasion for Cause and Effect
Top 10 Causes of Death in the U.S. by Age [chart]
The Tipping Point
Propaganda: An Occasion for Cause and Effect
For Freedom's Sake [poster]
Don't Let That Shadow Touch Them [poster]
Wanted! for Murder [poster]
If you talk too much [poster]
Why We Travel
Why I Went to the Woods
I Stand Here Ironing
Process Analysis
Defining Process Analysis
How Process Analysis Functions
Recognizing Process Analysis
Using Process Analysis in Writing
Annotated Paragraph
from Tender at the Bone
Process Analysis and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading
How to Put Off Doing a Job
In The Kitchen
The Monopoly of Ideas: An Occasion for Process Analysis
Monopoly Board [photograph]
Kitty Burns Florey, Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
Ridiculousnessing: An Occasion for Process Analysis
No More Gasoline Problems [cartoon]
The Latest Simple Flyswatter [cartoon]
A Self-Working Corkscrew [cartoon]
Taking A Turkish Bath
The Process of Process: An Occasion for Process Analysis
Lemon [photograph]
Lemon Products [photograph collection]
Learning to Read and Write
Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain
Arriving at Perfection
How to Become A Writer
Defining Definition
How Definition Functions
Shifting Vantage Posts, Changing Definitions
Recognizing Definition
Defining Something By What It Is Not
Using Synonyms
Building Your Own Definition
Using Definition in Writing
Annotated Paragraphs: Christopher Livaccari, Scientific Concept
Definition and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Kenneth Burke, All Living Things Are Critics
The Meanings of a Word
Language Changes Over Time: An Occasion for Definition
Clark Stanley's Snake Oil Liniment [poster]
The Girl Who Lost Her Character [poster]
Rock of Ages
Islands of Freedom: An Occasion for Definition
Floating Island [photograph]
Teepee on Alcatraz during Takeover [photograph]
Floating Island in Context [photograph]
Boundary Crossings: An Occasion for Definition
Tree-house [photograph]
Inside/Outside [photograph]
Writing The Pain: Reflections On Illness and Memory
Orion in the Tower
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Defining Argument
How Argument Functions
Recognizing Argument
Using Argument in Writing
Annotated Paragraphs: Roy Reed, from "Let's Go to the Tape."
Argument and the Other Patterns of Inquiry
Annotated Reading: Lucian Truscott III, Have the Guts to Accept Gay Soldiers
Declaration of Independence
Boys of Freedom: An Occasion for Argument
Associated Press, Two Soldiers and a Boy [photograph]
Time Magazine, A Boy and His Freedom [photograph]
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Considering Liberty: An Occasion for Argument
Boy with Washington [photograph]
Check Your Liberties [cartoon]
Uncle Sam A Modest Proposal
Immodest Proposal: An Occasion for Argument
No Ark [cartoon]
Everything Was Better [cartoon]
Let Me Be Vague [cartoon]
Nobody Mean More to Me Than you And The Future Life of Willie Jordan
A Well Regulated Militia
People as Pictures
Finding Evidence and Documenting Sources
Student Model Papers
Glossary of Terms
Index of Visual & Readings
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