Motives for Writing with Student Access to Catalyst / Edition 5 available in Other Format
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This collection of diverse readings is organized around the various purposes that motivate writers. Including detailed guides to understanding and composing for motives such as analyzing texts, analyzing images, and writing arguments, this text features a wide range of high-interest readings and provides a rhetorically grounded approach to academic writing and research.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Writing for Your Life
Chapter 1 Writing to Understand Experience
Chapter 2 Writing to Report InformationPeter Stark As Freezing Persons Recollect the SnowPeter Ling Thomas Jefferson and the EnvironmentEric Schlosser Why McDonald’s Fries Taste So Good Elizabeth Kolbert Uncharted TerritoryAmerican Federation of Teachers Charter School Results Repeatedly Delayed (Companion Text)Tim Rogers Tough BreakKatherine Boo The Best Job in Town
Chapter 3 Writing to Explain Information Wes Pitts Photo ExorcismNicholas D. Kristof In Japan, Nice Guys (and Girls) Finish TogetherCatherine Dold What Happened to the Anasazi? Gary Riven Bet on ItStephen Jay Gould Women’s Brains Joan Roughgarden Same-Sex SexualityDebrah Solomon An Interview with Joan Roughgarden (Companion Text)
Chapter 4 Writing to Evaluate Something Jonathan Rowe Reach Out to Annoy SomeoneKen Belson Saved, and Enslaved, by the Cell (Companion Text)YiLing-Chen Sweet and LowdownDara Moskowitz The Sad Comedy of Really Bad Food Francis Davis God’s Lonely ManSusanna Kaysen My DiagnosisAmerican Psychiatric Association Borderline Personality Disorder (Companion Text)Paul Goldberger High-Tech BibliophilaCynthia Ozick She: The Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body
Chapter 5 Writing to Analyze Images Jean Kilbourne Falling in Love with FoodSusan Bordo Beauty (Re)discovers the Male bodySteven Heller and Karen Pomerov Next: Understanding a Corporate LogoAnnie Bourneuf The Re-rebranding of BerlinBarbie Zelizer Conveying Atrocity in ImageMatt Welch The Pentagon's Secret StashSarah Boxer Torture Incarnate, Propped Up on a Pedestal(Companion Text)
Chapter 6 Writing to Analyze TextsKate Chopin The Story of an Hour (Core Text)Angelyn Mitchell Feminine Double Consciousness in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” Lawrence I. Berkove Fatal Self-Assertion in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”Genesis 9:18-27 (Core Text)F.W. Bassett Noah’s Nakedness and The Curse of Canaan: A Case of Incest?Gene Rice The Curse That Never WasPsalm 87 (Companion Text)The Bill of Rights (Core Text)John Paul Stevens Groh v. Ramirez: A Majority DecisionClarence Thomas Groh v. Ramirez: A Dissenting Opinion
Chapter 7 Writing to Persuade Others Adolph Reed Majoring in DebtSally Jenkins Flunking the NCAAStuart Taylor, Jr. Racial Profiling: The Liberals Are RightThomas Jefferson The Declaration of IndependenceMartin Luther King, Jr. Letter from Birmingham JailA Letter from the Clergy (Companion Text)Aaron Belkin and Melissa S. Ember-Herbert Privacy and the U.S. MilitaryU.S. Department of Defense Guidelines for Fact-Finding Inquiries into Homosexual Conduct (Companion Text)
Chapter 8 Writing to Inspire OthersLarry Carlat You Are MeMartin Luther King,Jr. I Have a DreamGarrison Keillor At the CafeRon Reagan I Know a ChildNancy Reagan Remarks at a Benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Companion Text)George Bush The State of Our UnionGeorge Orwell A HangingAlice Walker Am I Blue?
Chapter 9 Writing to Amuse Others Patricia Volk Technology Makes Me Mad John R. Alden Breakfast at the FDA CaféDavid Sadaris The Learning Curve Cindy Chupach Relationship RerunsJill Conner Browne Vacations: His and HersLynette Hanson Jill Conner Browne Tells All (Companion Text)Jonathan Katzman, Andy Lutz, and Erik Olson Would Hemingway Get Into Harvard?
Chapter 10 Writing to Experiment with FormJohn Berger Et in Arcadia EgoAnnie Dillard The Deer at ProvidenciaGeorge Orwell MarrakechGeeta Kothari If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?Luc Sante I Was BornAdam Hochschild The Great Forgetting (Companion Text)Judy Ruiz Oranges and Sweet Sister Boy
Appendix: Writing from Sources