Patterns plus: a short prose reader with argumentation

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Houghton Mifflin, 1987 - Fiction - 415 pages
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Contents

The American
1
Human Ingenuity
3
The Manmade Environment
7
Education
11
Essays
22
The Jeaning of Americaand the World Carin C Quinn
30
Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds? Paul Theroux
34
A Thanksgiving Memory Bob Greene
40
The Right Way to Eat an IceCream Cone L Rust Hills
215
The Coming Together of Penguins R A Wallace
224
Think Thin and Get Thin Junius Adams
231
How to Adopt a Stray Kathy Roth
239
Cause and Effect
247
Whose Convenience? Charles Kuralt
257
Essays
263
The Whoomper Factor Nathan Cobb
269

Description
47
Charlie Chaplin Alistair Cooke
54
The Subway Station Gilbert Highet
60
Essays
66
The Porcupine R T Allen
77
Human Behavior
82
A Day in East Harlem Patricia Cayo Sexton
87
Examples
93
Singleness Suzanne Gordon
99
Essays
105
Television and Work Peggy Charren and Martin Sandler
117
Death in the Open Lewis Thomas
128
The Three New Yorks E B White
141
Loneliness William J Lederer and Don D Jackson
151
Fatigue Jane Brody
159
Why Do People Own Handguns? Pete Shields
165
Comparison and Contrast m
171
Children of Two Nations Brenda David
179
Essays
185
Nursing PracticesEngland and America Mary Madden
191
Mistaken Ideas About College Kimberly Ordway student
203
The Great American Cooling Machine Frank Trippett
275
Definition
285
Grandparents Nancy Merrell student
294
Its Failure Not Success Ellen Goodman
302
Migraines Joan Didion
309
Argumentation and Persuasion
319
Fast Food Not Junk Food Louis Philip Salamone
330
So That Nobody Has to Go to School if They Dont Want
339
The Death Penalty Is a Step Back Coretta Scott King
347
The Penalty of Death H L Mencken
354
Prejudice and Discrimination
359
Extra Readings
365
A Humorous Approach
368
Complexion Richard Rodriguez
377
Snake at the Quarry Annie Dillard
383
Careers
388
Glossary
395
Acknowledgments
403
Index
411
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