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Contents by Genre List of Illustrations Preface to Instructors Letter to Students PART I Getting Started: From Response to Argument CHAPTER 1 The Writer as Reader Reading and Responding Kate Chopin,Ripe Figs Reading as Re-creation Collecting Evidence, Making Reasonable Inferences Reading with Pen in Hand Recording Your First Responses Identifying Your Audience and Purpose Your Turn: Arguing a Thesis in an Essay A Sample Essay by a Student: ''Images of Ripening in Kate Chopin's lsquo;Ripe Figs''' The Argument Analyzed *Behind the Scenes: Tenori's Essay, from Early Responses to Final Version Other Possibilities for Writing *A Second Story about a Young Woman: Michele Serros,Senior Picture Day Two Stories about a Bitter Argument Raymond Carver,Mine Raymond Carver,Little Things Your Turn: Writing an Argument about Carver's Two Stories CHAPTER 2 The Reader as Writer Developing a Thesis, Drafting, and Writing an Argument Pre-writing: Getting Ideas Annotating a Text More about Getting Ideas: A Second Story by Kate Chopin Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour Brainstorming for Ideas for Writing Focused Free Writing Listing Asking Questions Keeping a Journal Arguing with Yourself: Critical Thinking Arguing a Thesis Drafting Your Argument Checklist: Thesis Sentence A Sample Draft: ''Ironies in an Hour'' Revising an Argument Outlining an Argument Soliciting Peer Review, Thinking about Counterarguments Final Version of the Sample Essay: ''Ironies of Life in Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour''' A Brief Overview of the Final Version Writing on Your Computer Checklist: Writing with a Computer Your Turn: Two Addition
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