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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The essays we selected for this book call for active reading. Representing a
broad mix of styles and subjects, the essays range from the classic to the
contemporary. They contain language that will move you, images that will
enlarge your ...
Consider the selection's title. A good title often expresses the essay's main idea,
giving you insight into the selection even before you read it. For example, the title
of Ann McClintock's essay, "Propaganda Techniques in Today's Advertising" ...
Your reaction to these points often explains your feelings about the aptness of the
selection's ideas. • Return to any unclear passages you encountered during the
first reading. The feeling you now have for the piece as a whole will probably ...
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THE READING PROCESS
ETHICS AND MORALITY
THE WRITING PROCESS
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