The Macmillan Reader
Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 562 pages
Featuring the same superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking selections as its widely-praised parent text, The Longman Reader, Brief Edition is an all new, shorter, more portable alternative to the best-selling, rhetorically-organized original, The Longman Reader (formerly titled The Macmillan Reader ).
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So Tsi-fai. My fourteen-year-old classmate. Daredevil; good-for-nothing
lazybones (according to Mung Gu-liang). Bright black eyes, disheveled hair,
defiant sneer, creased and greasy uniform, dirty hands, careless walk, shuffling
feet. Standing ...
So Tsi-fai: Standing in the corner for being late, for forget- 15 ting his homework,
for talking in class, for using foul language. So Tsi-fai: Palm outstretched, chest
sticking out, holding his breath: "Tat. Tat. Tat." Down came the teacher's wooden
What does So Tsi-fai say when he returns as a ghost? What do his words indicate
about his perception of the educational system — and of his place in it? 5. Refer
to your dictionary as needed to define the following words used in the selection: ...
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