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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Examples also make writing persuasive. Most writing conveys a point, but many
readers are reluctant to accept someone else's point of view unless evidence
demonstrates its validity. Imagine you're writing an essay showing that latchkey ...
Where do you get the examples to develop your essay? The first batch of
examples is generated during the prewriting stage. With your purpose and thesis
in mind, you make a broad sweep for examples, using brainstorming, freewriting,
Occasionally, one extended example, fully developed with many details, can
support an essay. It might be possible, for instance, to support the thesis "Federal
legislation should raise the legal drinking age to twenty-one" with a single ...
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THE READING PROCESS
ETHICS AND MORALITY
THE WRITING PROCESS
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