Essays from Contemporary Culture
A reader for introductory composition courses, this text is designed to encourage students to make informed opinions or observations about topics that matter to them in a variety of forums, such as expressive writing, classroom discussion and formal essays. The readings come from various sources including newspapers, magazines and books, and have almost all been published in the 1990s. New to this edition are the addition of several short fiction pieces, a new chapter on popular culture that covers rap music, movies and television, and a chapter on political awareness.
- Paperback | 440 pages
- 162.56 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 589.67g
- 20 Sep 1997
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
Table of contents
Transitions. Insights. Self-Perception. Role Models. Male-Female Relationships. Popular Culture. Ethics, Morals and Values. Prejudice and Discrimination. Political Correctness. Violence.