Argument: A Prentice Hall Pocket Reader

Argument: A Prentice Hall Pocket Reader

By: Deborah Church Miller (author), Christy Desmet (author), Kathy Houff Speak (author)Paperback

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Each essay in this argument pocket reader has withstood the test of time and teaching, making it the perfect companion for any writing course. A Prentice Hall Pocket Reader is the perfect way to bring additional readings to writing classes at no additional cost to users when packaged with this book. Pocket Readers can be packaged FREE with any Prentice Hall English text or are available stand alone for a nominal cost. This reader focuses on essays with the following themes: Arguments about People and Places; Arguments about Politics, Policy, and Social Change; and Reflecting on Argument as a Process. For use as a supplement to a writing course.

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1. Arguments about People and Places. Berry, Wendell, They Knew But Little. Black Elk (amanuensis John G. Neihardt), The First Cure. Catton, Bruce, Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. Brady, Judy, Why I Want a Wife. Haizlip, Shirlee Taylor, We Knew What Glory Was. Orwell, George, Shooting an Elephant. The estate of the late Sonia Brownell Orwell and Martin Secker and Warburg. 2. Arguments about Politics, Policy, and Social Change. Frank, Francine, and Frank Ashen, Of Girls and Chicks. Morgan, Elaine, The Man-Made Myth. Hooks, Bell, Teaching Resistance: The Racial Politics of Mass Media. Carson, Rachel, The Obligation to Endure. Thomas, Lewis, Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahlers Ninth Symphony. Swift, Jonathan, A Modest Proposal first published as A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People from Being a Burden to their Parents. King, Martin Luther, Letter from Birmingham Jail. 3. Reflecting on Argument as a Process. O'Brien, Tim, How to Tell A True War Story. Church, Francis P., Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.Golding, William, Thinking as a Hobby. Gould, Stephen Jay, The Median isnt the Message. Freire, Paulo, The Banking Concept of Education. Cofer, Judith Ortiz, Silent Dancing. Tannen, Deborah, How to Turn Debate into Dialogue.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780132323581
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780132323581
  • weight: 159
  • ISBN10: 0132323583

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