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Title 75 readings plus / [edited by] Santi V. Buscemi, Charlotte Smith.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013]
©2013

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 UniM Bail  808.0427 SEVE    AVAILABLE
Edition 10th ed.
Physical description xxii, 506 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Narration 1 -- Shooting an Elephant / George Orwell Orwell, George 2 -- Salvation / Langston Hughes Hughes, Langston 10 -- Grandmother's Victory / Maya Angelou Angelou, Maya 14 -- Coming to an Awareness of Language / Malcolm X Malcolm, X 21 -- 37 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police / Martin Gansberg Gansberg, Martin 26 -- Plague / Barbara Tuchman Tuchman, Barbara 32 -- Chapter 2 Description 47 -- Fifth Avenue, Uptown / James Baldwin Baldwin, James 49 -- Once More to the Lake / E. B. White White, E. B. 54 -- Marrying Absurd / Joan Didion Didion, Joan 61 -- A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood / Judith Ortiz Cofer Cofer, Judith Ortiz 66 -- Monuments to Our Better Nature / Michael Byers Byers, Michael 73 -- Beneath My House / Louise Erdrich Erdrich, Louise 79 -- Chapter 3 Process Analysis 84 -- Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall / Diane Ackerman Ackerman, Diane 85 -- Writing Drafts / Richard Marius Marius, Richard 90 -- Alone on the Hilltop / John (Fire) Lame Deer Deer, John (Fire) Lame, Richard Erdoes Erdoes, Richard 96 -- Chronicles of Ice / Gretel Ehrlich Ehrlich, Gretel 103 -- Desperation Writing / Peter Elbow Elbow, Peter 108 -- Chapter 4 Definition 114 -- What Is Poverty? / Jo Goodwin Parker Parker, Jo Goodwin 115 -- Company Man / Ellen Goodman Goodman, Ellen 121 -- Meanings of a Word / Gloria Naylor Naylor, Gloria 125 -- Green-Eyed Monster: Envy Is Nothing to Be Jealous Of / Joseph Epstein Epstein, Joseph 130 -- Pride / Dagoberto Gilb Gilb, Dagoberto 135 -- "Blaxicans" and Other Reinvented Americans / Richard Rodriguez Rodriguez, Richard 140 -- Chapter 5 Division and Classification 148 -- Predictable Crises of Adulthood / Gail Sheehy Sheehy, Gail 149 -- Growing Up Asian in America / Kesaya E. Noda Noda, Kesaya E. 159 -- Truth about Lying / Judith Viorst Viorst, Judith 168 -- Doublespeak / William Lutz Lutz, William 174 -- What Secrets Tell / Luc Sante Sante, Luc 181 -- 12 Most Annoying Types of Facebookers / Brandon Griggs Griggs, Brandon 187 -- Chapter 6 Comparison and Contrast 193 -- Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts / Bruce Catton Catton, Bruce 194 -- Two Views of the Mississippi / Mark Twain Twain, Mark 199 -- Men We Carry in Our Minds Suzanne Britt: Neat People vs. Sloppy People / Scott Russell Sanders Sanders, Scott Russell 208 -- Two Ways to Belong in America / Bharati Mukherjee Mukherjee, Bharati 212 -- China's Biggest Gamble: Can It Have Capitalism without Democracy? A Prediction / Henry Blodget Blodget, Henry 218 -- Like Mexicans / Gary Soto Soto, Gary 223 -- Chapter 7 Example and Illustration 230 -- A Few Kind Words for Superstition / Robertson Davies Davies, Robertson 231 -- Black Men and Public Space / Brent Staples Staples, Brent 235 -- Clutter / William Zinsser Zinsser, William 241 -- Forbidden Things / Bailey White White, Bailey 246 -- Silk Parachute / John McPhee McPhee, John 250 -- Search for the World's Funniest Joke / Richard Wiseman Wiseman, Richard 254 -- Family Ghosts / Maxine Hong Kingston Kingston, Maxine Hong 261 -- Chapter 8 Cause and Effect 267 -- White Guilt / Shelby Steele Steele, Shelby 268 -- Where Have All the Parents Gone? / Barbara Dafoe Whitehead Whitehead, Barbara Dafoe 277 -- If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably / Philip Meyer Meyer, Philip 286 -- Arrow of Time / K. C. Cole Cole, K. C. 295 -- Shattered Sudan / Paul Salopek Salopek, Paul 300 -- Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic ... Are We? / Susan Casey Casey, Susan 314 -- Value and Price of Food / Carlo Petrini Petrini, Carlo 325 -- Chapter 9 Analogy 332 -- Plato: The Myth of the Cave 333 -- Body Ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner Miner, Horace 338 -- Cosmic Prison / Loren Eiseley Eiseley, Loren 344 -- Living Like Weasels / Annie Dillard Dillard, Annie 349 -- Extreme Reading / Rebecca Brown Brown, Rebecca 354 -- Chapter 10 Argument and Persuasion 363 -- Argument 364 -- Texting 364 -- Tapping into Text Messaging / Janet Kornblum Kornblum, Janet 364 -- Texting in Class Is Rampant / Michael Rubinkam Rubinkam, Michael 369 -- Free Speech 373 -- Should This Student Have Been Expelled? / Nat Hentoff Hentoff, Nat 373 -- Shouting "Fire!" / Alan M. Dershowitz Dershowitz, Alan M. 382 -- Global Warming 389 -- Global Warming Is Eroding Glacial Ice / Andrew C. Revkin Revkin, Andrew C. 389 -- Cold Comfort for 'Global Warming' / Philip Stott Stott, Philip 394 -- Persuasion 398 -- A Modest Proposal / Jonathan Swift Swift, Jonathan 398 -- I Have a Dream / Martin Luther King King, Martin Luther 407 -- To Any Would-Be Terrorists / Naomi Shihab Nye Nye, Naomi Shihab 413 -- Why I Want a Wife / Judy Brady Brady, Judy 419 -- An Indian Father's Plea / Medicine Grizzlybear Lake Lake, Medicine Grizzlybear 422 -- Let Them Eat Dog / Jonathan Safran Foer Foer, Jonathan Safran 428 -- On Liberty / John Stuart Mill Mill, John Stuart 434 -- Chapter 11 Mixed Strategies 447 -- Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs / Stephen Jay Gould Gould, Stephen Jay 448 -- Mother Tongue / Amy Tan Tan, Amy 457 -- On Dumpster Diving / Lars Eighner Eighner, Lars 465 -- Only Daughter / Sandra Cisneros Cisneros, Sandra 476 -- Coyote v. Acme / Ian Frazier Frazier, Ian 481 -- Test Day / Frank Bures Bures, Frank 487 -- Superman and Me / Sherman Alexie Alexie, Sherman 493.
Other author Buscemi, Santi V.
Smith, Charlotte, 1957-
Subject College readers.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Report writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Variant Title Seventy-five readings plus.
ISBN 9780077426446 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0077426444 (hbk. : acid-free paper)