40 Model Essays

A Portable Anthology
Author: Jane E. Aaron,Ellen Kuhl Repetto
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457610240
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 416
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At about half the price of other rhetorically arranged readers, 40 Model Essays: A Portable Anthology combines concise but thorough instruction in the methods of development with a well-chosen selection of classic and contemporary model readings for writers. The second edition features a fresh mix of new and current selections to complement class-proven favorites; new advice on forming a thesis statement; and a wealth of captivating new writing topics. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

High School Edition of 40 Model Essays

A Portable Anthology
Author: Jane E. Aaron,Ellen Kuhl Repetto
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457638428
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 416
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40 Model Essays is great way to infuse nonfiction into any of your English/Language Arts classes to adhere to the Common Core Standards. At about half the price of other rhetorically arranged readers, the text combines concise but thorough instruction in the methods of development with a well-chosen selection of model readings for students. The second edition features a fresh mix of new contemporary selections to engage students and complement class-proven favorites; new advice on forming a thesis statement; and a wealth of captivating new writing topics. A great addition to your Pre-AP or Common Core classroom.

A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments


Author: Stephen Wilhoit
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780205568611
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 330
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A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments prepares the reader to read and write the types of argument-related source-based writing they are most likely to encounter in college.

40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology


Author: Beverly Lawn
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319110428
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 544
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40 Short Stories, part of the highly successful Bedford/St. Martin's portable series of anthologies and guides, continues to offer a diverse selection of classic and contemporary short fiction for a low price. Editorial features — such as instruction on how to write about fiction and a glossary of literary terms — are located in the back of the book so the focus can remain on the stories. The stories themselves are arranged chronologically to help students trace the evolution of the short story genre. This book's small size, low price, and versatility make it the perfect anthology for a variety of courses, including introduction to fiction, creative writing, introduction to literature, or literature-based composition.

Digital Design for Print and Web

An Introduction to Theory, Principles, and Techniques
Author: John DiMarco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470639199
Category: Design
Page: 352
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The all-inclusive guide—from theory to practice—for print and Web design Any well-conceived print or Web design features the dynamic interplay between visual artistry and technical skill. It becomes important, therefore, for the designer to cultivate an aesthetic eye as well as develop a high degree of computer savvy. By combining basic theory with hands-on technique, Digital Design for Print and Web takes the unique approach of uniting two subjects traditionally approached separately into one complete volume. As a result, you will gain a clearer understanding of the entire creative process, from project management to working with graphics to designing for print and, ultimately, the Web. In this book, you'll find: Full-color text and illustrated, step-by-step instruction supported by more than 75 video tutorials Coverage of professional software including the Adobe Creative Suite A wide variety of inspirational images from well-known designers Online full-length project assignments from entry level to advanced An ideal resource for design students or practitioners, Digital Design for Print and Web will show you to how to create more effectively and guide you on the path toward digital design mastery.

The Compact Reader

Short Essays by Method and Theme
Author: Jane E. Aaron,Ellen Kuhl Repetto
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457632976
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 432
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50 Essays

A Portable Anthology
Author: Samuel Cohen
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319043728
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 512
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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly engage students. The editorial apparatus is flexible and unobtrusive enough to support a variety of approaches to teaching composition. In its fifth edition, 50 Essays continues to help students acquire the critical thinking and academic writing skills they need to succeed, without making a dent in their wallets.

Literature with 2009 MLA Update

A Portable Anthology
Author: Janet E. Gardner,Beverly Lawn,Jack Ridl,Peter Schakel
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9780312619183
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 1440
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With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature at the back of the book. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value.

The Brief Bedford Reader


Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dorothy M. Kennedy,Jane E. Aaron
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312472078
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 543
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A compact version of one of the most widely adopted composition readers of all time — at a significant savings to students — The Brief Bedford Reader continues to engage and inspire with 50 remarkable selections, all the outstanding instructional material of the full-length text, and a unique "Writers on Writing" feature in which 32 of the book’s writers comment on their process and their work. Thorough coverage of critical reading, effective writing, and working with sources guides students, now more than ever, through their own academic writing. And an exciting visual dimension shows that rhetorical methods apply to both images and text. The Brief Bedford Reader is a favorite of students for the Kennedys’ clarity and wit, of instructors for the flexible and realistic view of the rhetorical methods, and of both for the superior selections and perceptive commentaries by writers worth reading.

Reading Pop Culture

A Portable Anthology
Author: Jeff Ousborne
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319006624
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 432
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Approaching Literature

Reading & Thinking
Author: Peter Schakel,Jack Ridl
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
ISBN: 9780312484514
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 1646
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Benito Cereno


Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Herman Melville
ISBN: 8892542885
Category: Literary Collections
Page: N.A
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Benito Cereno is a novella by Herman Melville. It was first serialized in Putnam's Monthly in 1855 and later included a slightly revised version in his collection The Piazza Tales (1856). With its intense mix of mystery, adventure, and a surprise ending, Benito Cereno at first seems merely a provocative example from the genre Herman Melville created with his early best-selling novels of the sea. Based on a real life incident—the character names remain unchanged—Benito Cereno tells what happens when an American merchant ship comes upon a mysterious Spanish ship where the nearly all-black crew and their white captain are starving and yet hostile to offers of help…

Writing and Revising

A Portable Guide
Author: Marcia F. Muth,X. J. Kennedy,Dorothy M. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457689324
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 288
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A concise and affordable yet thorough writing guide, Writing and Revising offers a true alternative to larger and more expensive texts. Widely adopted in the first edition, it's flexible enough to be used in a variety of courses, as a classroom text, or as a quick reference. Whether students are writing brief papers or more complicated essays drawing on multiple sources, Writing and Revising can help.

The Yellow Wall Paper


Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Marriage
Page: 55
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Complete Essays


Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804704861
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 883
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The works of the French essayist reflect his views of morality, society, and customs in the late sixteenth century

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update)


Author: Jane E. Aaron,Elaine Bander
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134681788
Category: English language
Page: N.A
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Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyWritingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. The Little, Brown Essential Handbook offers students the essential information they need to develop basic writing, research, and documentation skills. Useful for any level of writing or discipline, it covers academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, punctuation, research writing, and documentation-all in a user-friendly, accessible format. The convenient pocket size, four-colour design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book practical and easy to use-a resource students will actually reference. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134744241 / 9780134744247 The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update) Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package Consists of: 0134681789 / 9780134681788 The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update) 0134676939 / 9780134676937 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Sixth Canadian Edition (MLA Update)

Researching and Writing

A Portable Guide
Author: Marcia Muth
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312444426
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 349
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Whether your students are working with just a couple of sources or many, writing a literary analysis or scientific report, Research and Writing : A Portable Guide will be a valuable resource for all their college research assignments. Brief and inexpensive - yet very thorough - this guide offers everything students need to strengthen their research and writing skills: clear practical advice on every step of the research project; help with using sources effectively, including evaluating print and electronic resources, avoiding plagiarism, and integrating sources into a paper; numerous checklists that provide research and writing tips; unique source navigators illustrating how to locate identifying details in original sources - from books to databases - and how to transfer those details into source citations and lists; and the most recent guidelines documenting sources using MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles.

LB Brief


Author: Jane E. Aaron
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134122003
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 576
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For courses in first-year composition. Helps you find what you need — and use what you find LB Brief with Tabs, Sixth Edition offers the authority and currency of The Little, Brown Handbook in a briefer, more affordable, spiral-bound format. LB Brief with Tabs maximizes that handbook’s strengths, while keeping pace with the rapid changes in writing and writing courses. It answers questions about the writing process, critical thinking, grammar and style, research writing, documentation, and more. With a cross-curricular outlook, easy-to-use format, and assumption of little or no experience with writing or handbooks, LB Brief with Tabs is ideal for students of all interest and skill levels. Also available with MyWritingLab™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises, and more. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134140184 / 9780134140186 LB Brief with Tabs Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134123069 / 9780134123066 LB Brief with Tabs

Reading and Writing About Literature


Author: Janet E. Gardner,Joanne Diaz
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319035365
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 224
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Far less expensive than comparable guides, Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide is an ideal supplement for writing courses where literature anthologies and individual literary works that lack writing instruction are assigned. This brief guide introduces strategies for reading literature, explains the writing process and common writing assignments for literature courses, provides instruction in writing about fiction, poetry, and drama, and includes coverage of writing a research paper as well as sections on literary criticism and theory. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

Contemporary & Classic Arguments

A Portable Anthology
Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Bedau,Patrick Clauss
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
ISBN: 9780312482916
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
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