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Rinehart Reader, Volume II

Rinehart Reader, Volume II - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0155016217

Cover of Rinehart Reader, Volume II 2ND 95 (ISBN 978-0155016217)
ISBN13: 978-0155016217
ISBN10: 0155016210
Edition: 2ND 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1995
International: No

Rinehart Reader, Volume II - 2ND 95 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155016217

Jeff Rackham and Beverly J. Slaughter

ISBN13: 978-0155016217
ISBN10: 0155016210
Edition: 2ND 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1995
International: No

This rhetorically arranged reader 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 on an essay by poet John Ciardi. The chapters explore the various reading and writing strategies employed in the production of a solid paper. 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 possibilities.

Table of Contents

I. Reading and Writing Essays

1. The Art of Reading Well
2. The Art of Writing Well
3. Writers on Reading and Writing

Writers on Reading
Donald Hall, The Different Acts of Reading
Mortimer Adler, How to Mark a Book
Marie Winn, Viewing vs. Reading
Nat Hentoff, When Nice People Burn Books
Bob Swift, On Reading Trash
Richard Rodriguez, Reading for Success
Frederick Douglass, Learning to Read and Write
Writers on Writing
Donald Murray, Twenty-Six Ways to Start Writing
Linda Flower, Writing for an Audience
Malcom X, Coming to an Awareness of Language
Peter Elbow, The Open-Ended Writing Process
William Zinsser, Simplicity
Amy Tan, Mother Tongue
Lawrence Langer, The Human Use of Language

II. Essays for Reading and Analysis

4. Narration

Maya Angelou, Champion of the World
E.B. White, The Geese
Margaret Mead, A Day in Samoa
James Thurber, The Night the Bed Fell
George Orwell, A Hanging
Maxine Hong Kingston, No Name Woman

5. Description

Gretel Ehrlich, A River's Route
Annie Dillard, The Chase
Dick Gregory, Shame
Joan Didion, On Going Home
Virginia Woolf, The Death of the Moth
George Orwell, The Moon Under Water

6. Process

Richard Selzer, The Knife
Horace Miner, Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
Loren Eiseley, How Flowers Changed the World
Russell Baker, Slice of Life
Annie Dillard, Untying the Knot
Henri Poincare, Mathematical Creation

7. Definition

Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux, On Friendship
Woody Allen, Slang Origins
Karen Horney, Fear and Anxiety
Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff
William Raspberry, The Handicap of Definition
Stephen Jay Gould, Evolution as Fact and Theory

8. Illistration

Anna Quindlen, The Name is Mine
Brent Staples, Black Men and Public Space
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Channelled Whelk
Vincent Ryan Ruggiero, Debating Moral Questions
Barbara Tuchman, An Inquiry into the Persistence of Unwisdom in Government
Jacob Bronowski, The Reach of Imagination

9. Comparison and Contrast

Aristotle, Youth and Old Age
James Thurber, A Couple of Hamburgers
Murray Ross, Football Red and Baseball Green
Deborah Tannen, Sex, Lies, and Conversation
Edward T. Hall, The Arab World
Richard Rodriguez, Private Language, Public Language
Plato, The Allegory of the Cave

10. Division and Classification

Gloria Steinem, Erotica and Pornography
Russell Baker, The Plot Against People
Carl Sagan, Can We Know the Universe? Reflections on a Grain of Salt
Desmond Morris, Territorial Behavior
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, The Politics of Lnaguage
Orlando Patterson, Hidden Dangers in the Ethnic Revival

11. Cause and Effect

Marie Winn, The Plug-in Drug
Ellen Goodman, The Chem 20 Factor
Sheila Tobias, The Nature of Math Anxiety
Carl Sagan, The Nuclear Winter
Gloria Steinem, Why Young Women are More Conservative
Joan Didion, On Keeping a Notebook

12. Persuasion and Argument

Barbara Tuchman, The Decline of Quality
Max Shulman, Love is a Fallacy
Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter From Birmingham Jail
Nat Hentoff, Free Speech
Ursula K . Le Guin, Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons?
Clarence Darrow, Why I Am an Agnostic
Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience
Alfred North Whitehead, The Aims of Education
John Kenneth Galbraith, The Higher Economic Purposes of Women

13. Fiction

William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown
Amy Tan, Rules of the Game
Eudora Welty, A Worn Path
John Updike, A & P
Alice Walker, Everyday Use
D.H. Lawrence, The Rocking-Horse Winner
Flanery O'Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find
John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums
Stephen Crane, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky



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