75 Readings Plus: An Anthology

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A collection of cross-cultural, classic and contemporary essays. This edition features 17 new essays and includes more ethnic and women writers. The work also contains author biographies, sets of discussion questions on content and strategy and suggestions for writing for each selection. It also includes brief chapter introductions, focusing on rhetorical mode and the selections used to illustrate the strategy. This should help students draw connections among selections regarding purpose, strategy and voice. The second edition features more issue-oriented readings, including Anna Quindlen's "Homeless", Jonathan Kozol's "Distancing the Homeless", Stephen Jay Gould's "Sex, Drugs, Disasters and the Extinction of Dinosaurs" and Meg Greenfields's "Why nothing is wrong anymore".

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Ten new essays provide a variety of fresh voices and perspectives that include 'Traveling South' by James Weldon Johnson, 'Don't Get Comfortable' by Naton Leslie, and 'Fecundity' by Annie Dillard.
The chapter on argumentation has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include essays relating to persuasion, including essays such as 'Who Shot Johnny?' by Debra Dickerson, 'Bilingual Education: Outdated and Unrealistic' by Richard Rodriquez, 'Foods Pets Die For' by Ann N. Martin, and 'The Next Time You are Sick, You'd Better Go the Vet' by Javier B. Burgos of the Nature of Wellness.
Integrating the apparatus found in the Instructor's Manual for 75 READINGS, Sixth Edition, the "Plus" version includes headnotes, discussion questions on content and strategy, and suggestions for writing for each essay in the text.
Continues the tradition of 75 READINGS of providing a wide range of the most frequently anthologized classic and contemporary essays at an unbeatable price.
Also incorporates chapter introductions, focusing on each rhetorical mode and the selections used to illustrate the strategy. This feature helps students draw connections among selections regarding purpose, strategy, and voice.
Provides an alternate thematic table of contents.

About the Author:

Santi V. Buscemi is professor of English and chair of the Department of English at Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey, where he teaches reading and writing. He received his B.A. from St. Bonaventure University, and completed studies for the doctorate at the University of Tennessee. He is the author of A READER FOR DEVELOPING WRITERS (McGraw-Hill), now in its third edition; AN ESL WORKBOOK (McGraw-Hill); and coauthor with Charlotte Smith of 75 READINGS PLUS (McGraw-Hill). He is also chief author of McGraw-Hill's ALLWRITE!, an interactive computer software program in rhetoric, grammar, and research.

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