Mercury Reader

Title

Mercury Reader

Files

Description

Compiled by Kelley W. Zanghi.

Collected readings for a freshman English course.

ISBN

9780536661395

Publication Date

2011

Publication Information

New York : Pearson Learning Solutions, c2011.

ii, 82 p. ; 23 cm.

Disciplines

English Language and Literature

Department

English

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: PE1417 .Z26 2011

CONTENTS: Narration : introductory rhetorical strategy -- Graduation / Maya Angelou -- The chase / Annie Dillard -- Salvation / Langston Hughes -- Comparison and contrast : introductory rhetorical strategy -- Sex, lies, and conversation / Deborah Tannen -- Fairy tales and modern stories / Bruno Bettelheim -- The Black and White truth about basketball / Jeff Greenfield -- That lean and hungry look / Suzanne Britt Jordan -- Television : the plug-in drug / Marie Winn -- Persuasion : introductory rhetorical strategy -- The right to arms / Edward Abbey -- Rape : a bigger danger than feminists know / Camille Paglia -- "Dear caring friend" : a letter of solicitation from the Alzheimer's Foundation / Edward F. Truschke -- HIV sufferers have a responsibility / Amitai Etzioni -- Why we don't need animal experimentation / Peggy Carlson -- Gay / Anna Quindlen.