The new edition of this rhetorically arranged reader for freshman composition offers a balance of classic readings with pedagogical support for both reading and writing instruction. Two introductory chapters trace a student draft of a paper about a well known essay by poet John Ciardi, exploring the various reading and writing strategies employed in the production of a solid paper. Features: * Provides a separate section of short stories in addition to other readings. * Separate chapter of fiction includes works by William Faulkner, Anton Chekhov, Amy Tan, Alice Walker, and John Updike. * Alternate table of contents provides a look at thematic relationships, giving instructors a range of teaching possibiliites. * In-depth introductions to readings, combined with unit introductions to rhetorical strategies, provide support traditionally found in supplementary books. * Questions following writings and units encourage students to imitate rhetorical strategies and find relationships between issues. New to this edition: * Twenty-one new readings provide stronger representation of women and minorities.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Weight: 903 g
Dimensions: 235 x 165 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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