The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
W.W. Norton & Company, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 539 pages
The Norton Sampler is a rhetorically arranged short-essay reader that provides models and guidelines for writing description, narration, and all the other modes of discourse. The readings are brief, reflecting the length of the essays students are required to write.
From classic texts by writers such as Annie Dillard and E. B. White, to contemporary texts from writers like Barack Obama and Marjorie Agosín, The Norton Sampler includes a range of readings that will delight teachers and engage students. Texts from a range of everyday media—from billboards to coffee mugs—demonstrate that the rhetorical modes play an important role in all the writing and reading that we do.
Now with enough writing instruction that students will not need a separate rhetoric.
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Review: The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for CompositionUser Review - Joseph - Goodreads
I will be using this for my English Fundamentals II course. The one essay I like in here is the "Why Batman Shouldn't Kill the Joker." Then again, the other reason why is because the other anthology I ... Read full review
Review: The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for CompositionUser Review - Jack Gattanella - Goodreads
I didn't quite read all of these, but I read enough to know this is a solid collection - especially (or, as it's intended) if you're using it to teach college students. It has a wide range, from David Sedaris to MLK to Ariana Huffington and Batman/Joker analysis. Read full review
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