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Essays on Writing

Essays on Writing - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205521449

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ISBN13: 978-0205521449
ISBN10: 0205521444
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Edition/Copyright: 09
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2009
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Essays on Writing - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205521449

Lizbeth A. Bryant

ISBN13: 978-0205521449
ISBN10: 0205521444
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 09
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Essays on Writing explores social and cultural facets of writing as well as practices of writing in a brief, flexible, and inexpensive reader.

Designed for instructors who want to keep the discourse in the writing classroom on writing as well as students who want to connect the writing they do in their composition course to literacy outside of the academic environment, Essays on Writing focuses on such issues as our attitudes toward writing, the impact of technology on writing, and the impact of writing outside academia in business and civic contexts.


Table of Contents

Preface for the Student Preface for the Instructor 1. Attitudes Introduction ''Writing about General Apache'' by Dick Harrington ''I Won't Use Writing as Punishment. I Won't. . . .'' by Roy Peter Clark ''Making Children Hate Reading'' by John Holt ''Inspiration'' by Melissa Duffy ''writing autobiography'' by bell hooks ''Bonehead Writing'' by Craig Vetter ''Writing Is Not a Skill'' by Stanley Aronowitz End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing 2. The Practice Introduction ''Five Paragraph Theme'' by Sandra Boynton ''Dyr Mom: Wy R You So Laveable?'' by Gayle Brandeis ''Time, Tools, and Talismans'' by Susan Wyche ''A Way of Writing'' by William Stafford ''Shitty First Drafts'' by Anne Lamott ''Internal Revision: A Process of Discovery'' By Donald Murray ''Simplicity'' by William Zinsser End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing 3. Voice Introduction ''Disruptive lsquo;Sexual' Voices in English 101'' by Lizbeth A. Bryant ''Teaching Standard English: Whose English?'' by Linda Christensen ''Flipping the Script: Exploring the Relationship between Form and Content in Teen Writing'' by Nora McCarthy ''A Plagiarism Pentimento'' by Rebecca Moore Howard ''Redefining Plagiarism: Martin Luther King's Use of an Oral Tradition'' by Keith D. Miller End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing4 Technology and Academic Integrity Introduction ''Technology Transforms Writing and the Teaching of Writing'' by Wendy R. Leibowitz ''Traveling the Too-Much-Information Highway'' by Heather L. Hunter ''Adventures in Cheating: A Guide to Buying Term Papers Online'' by Seth Stevenson ''Tutoring' Rich Kids Cost Me My Dream'' by Nicole Kristal ''Of Plagiarism, Paper Mills and the Harried, Hurried Student'' by Maureen Hourigan End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing5. Impact Introduction ''Judge Finds a Typo-Prone Lawyer Guilty of Bad Writing'' by Adam Liptak ''What Corporate America Can't Build: A Sentence'' by
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