The Borzoi College Reader
This highly regarded, thematic reader for freshman composition offers students an introduction to issues in the arts and sciences. It includes a good balance of classic and contemporary selections from mixed genres and provides a wide range of viewpoints and voices. The readings are supported by introductions to each theme and individual headnotes.
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For to tell a story coherently involves "expression" in quite a different sense: this
sort of expression is not "self-expression," but may be called "conceptual
expression." Language, of course, is our prime instrument of conceptual
The Two Faces of Language Language is powerful; language is power.
Language is a change-creating force and therefore to be feared and used, if at all
, with great care, not unlike fire. Change itself is frightening, as is that which
creates it ...
It is rather the same thing that is happening to the English language. It becomes
ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our
language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts."18 Orwell maintains ...
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This is a freshman level college anthology. Any anthology of course suffers from having to include too much, to having to exclude other items. This one seems quite workable. Read full review
William Zinsser Simplicity
Robert Grudin Ideology and Moral Philology
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