1953, 1954 p137 THE GRANDMOTHER didn’t want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey’s mind. Respond orally and in writing to texts, primarily nonfiction. Compose essays that support and develop a point of thesis about a good man is hard to find, using a variety of composing strategies.
Revise in order to substantially improve the focus, organization, and development of ideas. Summarize, paraphrase, quote, and use MLA-style citations to document course reading and materials found through research in the construction and expression of a point of view. Edit and proofread for usage and correctness of grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The Norton Field Guide to Writing, 4 ed. A thumb drive or other portable storage device.
11″ ruled paper, not spiral bound. Paper torn out of spiral-bound notebooks is not acceptable and will be returned unread and ungraded. Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of “Energy Independence”. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. New York: Random House, 2012, 2013. The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life.
A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age. 53 at Amazon – cheaper than used! Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human. New York: Spiegel and Grau, 2011. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. However, students are still strongly cautioned that they will need to purchase the textbook, both for important information and instructions on the various rhetorical modes and also for several essays not available online.