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America Now: Short Readings from Recent Periodicals by Robert Atwan

Realize that 90 percent of what you write might never be read by anyone but you. The mother of the modern conservation movement imagines what might be at stake.

If we did, we would all be good at just about everything. Where do these opinions come from? Agricultural poisons hide behind trade names such as Harmony, Liberty, Prosper, and Prestige. King favored the term Negro, but in a speech that preceded his that historic day, the twenty-three-year-old John Lewis now a congressional leader repeatedly used the word black instead of Negro.

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Socially, conservatives tend to believe that individuals should be held to a standard of conduct consistent with past tradition. Students who rent a book or buy a used book can purchase access to online materials at macmillanhighered.

Write even if no one will read it. You can begin your paper by explaining that some people view a divided ethnic identity as a psychological burden.

Con- versely, does communicating electronically ofer any unique advantages? I drated this about three times. Log In Sign Up. Every now and then your instruction book would come in handy. However, cartoons can be equally efective without a caption, and with few or litle words to push their messages.


I also wanted to write to the current students majoring within the majors that Singletary views as unnecessary.

America Now: Short Readings from Recent Periodicals

What are the beneits of beginning this way? In the past, only certain fortunate people could atain 2 a college education. It is normally considered to be the gateway to higher income and an upwardly mobile career. Some opinions are deeply held — so deeply, in fact, that those who hold them refuse to see them as opinions.

Art, performance, even worship all require silence as well as statement. As series editor of The Best American EssaysRobert Atwan constantly scours a wide range of periodicals, bringing to America Now an With more than 50 very brief readings — all new to this edition — from over 40 very recent periodicals and student newspapers on 12 topics of very current interest, America Now reflects what students are talking and writing about right now.

We can defend the names of things we value from those who would corrupt them. Write an essay that explains why one discussion or story was more com- pelling than another.

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Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and all the rest suddenly disappear tomorrow. So that nickname is relevant, and the raven is a ierce creature. A student responds to half-informed environmental outrage on campus. Try to write anecdotally, as Sanders does in his introduction. Practically all published writ- ing is reviewed, edited, and re-edited by diferent people before it goes to press. Does gender or race play a part in how these authors approach the ques- tion of words and names?


But maybe the illusion is easier for some generations to sustain than for others. Research one of the political events mentioned in the essay, and write down all of the euphemistic language you can ind that was used to describe it or that was used to sway public opinion about it.

Avoid abusive or insulting robrrt.

What inspired you to write this essay? You may have heard the word status para. Not that this is necessarily evidence of pathological narcissism.

Many other recent cartoons could just as easily have been selected. It trains us to think of ourselves as consum- The barrage of ads ers, deined by our purchases and posses- aims to stir in us a sions, rather than as citizens, deined by our membership in communities. Sometimes the persuasive elements can be simply an image and a headline.