Encounters: Essays for Exploration and Inquiry
With pedagogy that encourages students to respond to print and visual texts, Encounters provides a spectrum of provocative and beatifully written student and professional essays.
Alphabetically organized, this versatile reader for first year writing courses offers a strong selection of student essays. The approach emphasizes the writing process and the craft of writing. Professional readings are organized to build from the informal essay to formal academic and argument writing. There is a section on reading and writing about artwork and photography that explains how to analyze paintings and photographs.
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Preface for the Instructor
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