The Norton Sampler
  • Author : Thomas Cooley
  • Release Date : 01 January 2003
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 13 : 0393978826

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Book excerpt: W. W. Norton & Company is proud to present the Sixth Edition of TheNorton Sampler. As a rhetorically arranged collection of short essaysfor composition, our Sampler echoes the cloth samplers once done incolonial America, presenting the basic patterns of writing for studentsto practice just as schoolchildren once practiced their stitches andABCs on needlework samplers. This new edition shows students thatdescription, narration, and the other patterns of exposition are notjust abstract concepts used in composition classrooms but are in factthe way we think--and write. The Norton Sampler contains 63 carefully chosen readings--classics aswell as more recent pieces, essays along with a few real-worldtexts--all demonstrating how writers use the modes of discourse for manyvaried purposes.

The Norton Sampler

The Norton Sampler

Author : Thomas Cooley
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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W. W. Norton & Company is proud to present the Sixth Edition of TheNorton Sampler. As a rhetorically arranged collection of short essaysfor composition, our Sampler echoes the cloth samplers once done incolonial America, presenting the basic patterns of writing for studentsto practice just as schoolchildren once practiced their stitches andABCs ...

The Norton Sampler

The Norton Sampler

Author : Thomas Cooley
Publisher : W. W. Norton
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Short, diverse essays that spark students' interest--now with more reading support....

Back to the Lake

Back to the Lake

Author : Thomas Cooley
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATE. A new take on the traditional rhetorical modes, showing how they are used in the kinds of writing college students are most often assigned--arguments, analyses, reports, narratives, and more....

The Norton Sampler  Short Essays for Composition  Eighth Edition

The Norton Sampler Short Essays for Composition Eighth Edition

Author : Thomas Cooley
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A trusted collection of short essays arranged by rhetorical mode—with charming, practical writing instruction. With 71 readings (half new to this edition), well-written writing instruction (including templates to help students get started), and new navigation features that make it very easy to use, The Norton Sampler is a rhetorically arranged ...

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Author : Nell Irvin Painter
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A monumental biography of one of the most important black women of the nineteenth century. Sojourner Truth first gained prominence at an 1851 Akron, Ohio, women's rights conference, saying, "Dat man over dar say dat woman needs to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches. . . . Nobody eber helps me into ...

Let s Talk

Let s Talk

Author : Andrea A Lunsford
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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"Let's Talk is a small rhetoric that covers genres of writing students are most often assigned to do. It also provides everything they need for doing research, including explicit guidelines to help them decide which sources to trust - and how to fact-check any that they question. And it includes ...

The Norton Sampler

The Norton Sampler

Author : Thomas Cooley
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An outstanding collection of brief essays providing high-interest models of the rhetorical modes, along with beautifully written instruction that demonstrates its own lessons about good writing....

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Author : Jon Lewis
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Performing Arts
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A beautiful book and a brisk read, American Film is the most enjoyable and interesting overview of the history of American filmmaking available. Focused on aspects of the film business that are of perennial interest to undergraduates, this book will engage students from beginning to end....

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Author : Kate Chopin
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Literary Criticism
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“I have used the Norton Critical Editions since graduate school. As a teacher of high-school literature, I find them to be excellent resources for the study of various novels, plays, etc."—Brooke Gifford, Vincent Middle High School This Norton Critical Edition includes: • The annotated text of Kate Chopin’s modernist ...

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Author : Kelly J Mays
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Norton Introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled ...

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Half a Life

Author : Darin Strauss
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate ...

In the Country of Men

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Author : Hisham Matar
Publisher : Dial Press
Genre : Fiction
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Author : Richard H Bullock
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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"Easy to use and easy to afford, The Little Seagull Handbook is the #1 brief handbook because students say it has a positive impact on their writing. Intuitive organization, color-coding, and jargon-free instruction for common kinds of writing make it a reference tool that student writers truly use. This edition includes ...

The Norton Field Guide to Writing

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Author : Richard Bullock
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Flexible, easy to use, just enough detail?and now the number-one best seller. With just enough detail ? and color-coded links that send students to more detail if they need it ? this is the rhetoric that tells students what they need to know and resists the temptation to tell them everything ...