Grounds for Writers: Critical Perspectives for Reading

Grounds for Writers: Critical Perspectives for Reading

By: Doug Sweet (author), Jeanne Gunner (author)Paperback

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Through the lenses of four critical frames, Grounds for Writing shows the reader how texts can be read from different perspectives and how those perspectives can shape their own writing.

Contents

Preface to Instructors PART I Establishing the Grounds for Writing: Rhetorical Theory and Critical Frames Chapter One The Basics of Rhetoric: Author, Audience, and Purpose Author: Persona, Stance, and Voice Rhetorical Analysis: Looking at/for the Author Audience: Creating Community Rhetorical Analysis: Finding the Audience Purpose: Arguing to Persuade Reading for Author, Audience, and Purpose Rhetorical Analysis: What Does Effective Persuasive Prose Look Like? Writing Assignments Chapter Two Rhetorical Uses of Critical Frames Frames, Lenses, Perspectives Rhetorical Analysis: Using Frames to Shape Meaning Rhetorical Uses of Critical Frames Rhetorical Analysis: Reading for Persuasive Strategies Reading for Critical Frames and Rhetorical Choices Writing Assignments Chapter Three The Rhetorical Use(s) of Conventions A Rhetorical Approach to Writing Conventions Rhetorical Analysis: Writing as a Social Situation Genre, Thesis, Voice Rhetorical Analysis: Working with Thesis and Voice through Genre Genre and Organization Rhetorical Values over Time Writing Assignments PART II The Psychoanalytic Frame Introduction and Historical Origins Adding to the Conversation Rhetorical Issues in the Psychoanalytic Frame Chapter Four Exploring Psychoanalytic Frames Jerome Kagan and Ernest Havemann, "Introduction to Psychoanalysis" Sigmund Freud, from Civilization and Its Discontents Terry Eagleton, "Psychoanalysis" Writing from a Psychoanalytic Frame: A Sample Drafting Process Writing Assignments Chapter Five Critically Reading Case Studies Jack Schaefer, from Shane The Brothers Grimm, "Little Red Riding Hood" "Pygmalion and Galatea" Roy Richard Grinker, "Pygmalion" Writing Assignments Chapter Six Connecting Texts and Audiences Nancy Mairs, "On Touching by Accident" Scott H. Decker and Barrik Van Winkle, from Life in the Gang Jon Krakauer, from Into the Wild Samantha Power, from A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide Through a Psychoanalytic Frame Writing Assignments Writing Projects: Framing and Composing from a Psychoanalytic Perspective PART III: The Materialist Critique Introduction: Linking Language, Ideology, and the Real World Adding to the Conversation Rhetorical Issues in the Materialist Critique Chapter Seven Exploring the Materialist Critique Karl Marx, from Critique of Political Economy Friedrich Engels, fromConditions of the Working Class in England Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from The German Ideology Ignacio Martin-Baro, from Writings for a Liberation Psychology Richard and Dorothy Wertz, from Lying-In: A History of Childbirth in America Writing from a Materialist Frame: A Sample Drafting Process Writing Assignments Chapter Eight Exploring Social Values Clarence J. Karier, from The Individual, Society and Education E. D. Hirsch, Jr., from Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know Jean Anyon, "Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work" Writing Assignments Chapter Nine Exploring Legal Values Bruce Catton, from Reflections on the Civil War Sidney Lens, from The Labor Wars Through a Materialist Frame Web Pages: "Three Days of Hell in Los Angeles" Writing Assignments Chapter Ten Exploring Corporate Values Charles A. Reich, from The Greening of America Neil Postman, from Amusing Ourselves to Death Thomas de Zengotita, "The Numbing of the American Mind" Writing Assignments Writing Projects: Framing and Composing from a Materialist Perspective PART IV: Working with Postcolonial Frames Introduction and Historical Origins Adding to the Conversation Identifying Rhetorical Issues in Postcolonial Critique Chapter Eleven Exploring Postcolonial Critique Hans Bertens, "Postcolonial Studies" Building the Frame Aime Cesaire, from Discourse on Colonialism Building the Frame David Henry Hwang, Afterword to M. Butterfly Building the Frame Writing from a Postcolonial Perspective: A Sample Drafting Process Writing Assignments Chapter Twelve Exploring Perceptions of "Others" Paul Theroux, "Walkabout in Woop Woop" Through a Postcolonial Frame Elizabeth Bumiller, "Beyond the Veil: The Women of the Village of Khajuron" Through a Postcolonial Frame Frantz Fanon, from Black Skin, White Masks Through a Postcolonial Frame Writing Assignments Chapter Thirteen Exploring Domestic Colonization Victor Villanueva, "An American of Color" Through a Postcolonial Frame Ann Fadiman, from The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Through a Postcolonial Frame Jonathan Kozol, from Savage Inequalities Through a Postcolonial Frame Writing Assignments Chapter Fourteen Exploring Resistant Voices and Rhetorical Forms Gloria Anzaldua, "Towards a New Consciousness" Through a Postcolonial Frame Jessica Enoch, "Inscribing Zitkala Sa" Through a Postcolonial Frame bell hooks, "Language: Teaching New Worlds/New Words" Through a Postcolonial Frame Writing Assignments Writing Projects: Framing and Composing from a Postcolonial Perspective PART V: Working with a Semiotic Frame Introduction and Historical Origins Adding to the Conversation Identifying Rhetorical Issues in Semiotics Chapter Fifteen Exploring Semiotics Paul Cobley and Litza Jansz, from Introducing Semiotics Building the Frame Jack Solomon,"Semiotics: The Science of the Sign" Building the Frame Roland Barthes, from Mythologies Building the Frame Writing from a Semiotics Frame: A Sample Drafting Process Writing Assignments Chapter Sixteen Exploring Cultural Myths Dominick A. Miserandino, "Anthony Robbins, Anthony-Motivational Speaker and Author" Through a Semiotics Frame Anonymous, from Comp Tales Through a Semiotics Frame Francisco Jimenez, "The Circuit" Through a Semiotics Frame Writing Assignments Chapter Seventeen Exploring Visual Signs Cultural Texts: A Syllabus; Contract; Brochures Through a Semiotic Frame Writing Assignments Writing Projects: Framing and Composing Semiotically Alternative Table of Contents WPA Outcomes for First-Year Composition Glossary of Rhetorical and Critical Terms

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  • ISBN13: 9780321055293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 656
  • ID: 9780321055293
  • weight: 871
  • ISBN10: 0321055292

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