Readings for Writers

ISBN-10: 0838405460

ISBN-13: 9780838405468

Edition: 11th 2004

Authors: Jo Ray McCuen, Anthony C. Winkler

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This best-selling rhetorical reader includes both essays and fiction and now offers a new chapter on combining the patterns of development, coverage of visual rhetoric, and more on the reading and writing process.
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List price: $96.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 7/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Reading and Writing
Introduction to Part I from Reading to Writing
Guidelines For Critical Reading
*Reading: The Doorway to Writing
Louis L''Amour, from Education of a Wandering Man
What is Rhetoric? Editors'' Counsel
What--and How--to Write When You Have No Time to Write
I Have a Dream
Letter to the Rev. J. Page Hopps
Have a Cigar
*Real Life Student Writing: E-mail from Samoa
What is a Writer''s Voice? Editors'' Counsel
Text box: Why did the chicken cross the road? Some voices
How to Say Nothing in Five Hundred Words
Tone: The Writer''s Voice in the Reader''s Mind
The Politics of Housework
Remarks on the Life of Sacco and on His Own Life and Execution
Salvation. *Anthony C. Winkler, When Becky Left Home
*Real Life Student Writing: A thank-you note written to an aunt
What Is A Thesis? Editors'' Counsel
The Thesis
The Grieving Never Ends
Who is Man?
A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Spring
*Real Life Student Writing: A eulogy to a friend killed in a car wreck
How Do I Organize? Editors''Counsel
Advice. Edward T. Thompson, How to Write Clearly
My Wood
Rules for Aging
The Catbird Seat
William Shakespeare, That Time of Year (Sonnet)
*Real Life Student Writing: Note from a grad student to a department secretary
Developing Paragraphs
Editors'' Counsel
Writing Successful Paragraphs
Paragraphs with the Topic Sentence at the Beginning
From The Lessons of the Past
Chief Joseph of the Nez PercT, I Am Tired of Fighting (Surrender Speech)
Paragraphs with the Topic Sentence at the End
Man against Darkness
What Is a Poet?
On Disease
The Flood
*Real Life Student Writing: Letter of application to a honors program
Patterns Of Development
Editors'' Counsel
What Narration Does
When to Use Narration
How to Write a Narration
Warming up to write a narration
Shooting an Elephant
My Name Is Margaret
The Odour of Cheese
Those Winter Sundays
Issue for Critical Thinking and Debate: Terrorism
It''s America''s Good Fortune That They Have a President Willing to Declare War on Terror
America and Anti-Americans
Student Corner
Glendale Community College, The Right Moves Against Terrorism
How I Write / How I Wrote This Essay/ My Writing Tip
Editors'' Counsel
What Description Does
When to Use Description
How to Write a Description
Warming up to write a description
The Libido for the Ugly
A Worn Path
Pigeon Woman
Issue for Critical Thinking and Debate: Spanking Children
The Need for Spanking
Children Don''t Need to be Spanked to Learn a Lesson
Student Corner
SUNY at Oswego, Spanking: So What is the Fuss About? 9
Process Analysis
Editors'' Counsel
What Process Analysis Does
When to Use Process Analysis
How to Write a Process Analysis
Warming up to write a process analysis
How to Buy a New Car
Hunting Octopus in the Gilbert Islands
Hitler''s Workday
How to Be an Army
Issue for Critical Thinking and Debate: Ageism
Painting: Henry Koerner, My Parents
The View from Eighty
Stay Young
Student Corner
Kimberly Caitlin Wheeler, Yale University, Aging
Illustration / Exemplification
Editors'' Counsel
What Illustration / Exemplification Does
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