This best-selling collection features ten chapters focusing on the classic methods of narration, description, argument, and persuasion. It contains classic and contemporary essays about popular culture, along with advice about how to read analytically, and how to write persuasively and effectively. Each chapter is organized clearly and effectively, enabling the reader to not only understand each essay and but also what the writer was trying to convey. An excellent reference work as well as an interesting and thoughtful collection of essays.
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Both student- and instructor-friendly, this text/reader offers an abundance of interesting and appealing essay examples, easily implemented classroom suggestions, and varied homework and writing assignments.From the Back Cover:
The Prentice Hall Reader is an outstanding learning tool and is key to your success in class; it will help you think, read, and write clearly both in college and beyond. Two especially helpful features are:
The Prentice Hall Reader Companion Website includes additional resources for every essay in Reader. The Website is divided into sections on Related, Background Information, Web Resources (with hot-links so that you can immediately access these sites), and Additional Writing Suggestions. Each chapter also has writing tasks that involve examining Websites and documents.
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