Readings

SES # READINGS
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Aristotle, Excerpts (PDF)

Amazon logo Crowley, Sharon, and Debra Hawhee. Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Pearson/Longman, 2003. ISBN: 9780321172761.

3 Amazon logo Corbett, Edward P. J. and Robert J. Connors. "Ethos and Pathos." In Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780195115420.

Amazon logo King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter from Birmingham Jail." In A World of Ideas. Boston, MA: Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2005. ISBN: 9780312437176.

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Kennedy, John F. "Inaugural Address." January 20, 1961.

Lincoln, Abraham. "Second Inaugural Address." March 4, 1865.

6 Strang, essay on Lincoln (PDF)
7 Plato. "Allegory of the Cave."
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Amazon logo LeGuin, Ursula. "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas." In Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, With Readings. Edited by Sylvan Barnet and Hugo Bedau. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007. ISBN: 9780312459864.

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Amazon logo Singer, Peter. "Famine, Affluence, and Morality." In Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, With Readings. Edited by Sylvan Barnet and Hugo Bedau. Boston, MA: Bedford / St. Martin's, 2007. ISBN: 9780312459864.

Amazon logo Hardin, Garrett. "Lifeboat Ethics.” In Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, With Readings. Edited by Sylvan Barnet and Hugo Bedau. Boston, MA: Bedford / St. Martin's, 2007. ISBN: 9780312459864.

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Amazon logo Foss, Sonja K. "Generic Criticism." In Rhetorical Criticism: Exploration and Practice. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Pr Inc., 2008. ISBN: 9781577665861.

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Stewart, Jon. "Commencement Speech.” May 20, 2004.

Jobs, Steve. "Commencement Speech." June 12, 2005.

Baker, Russell. "Commencement Speech." May 27, 1995.

Wallace, David Foster. "Commencement Speech." May 21, 2005.

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Amazon logo Swift, Jonathan. "A Modest Proposal.” In Elements of Argument: A Text and Reader. Boston, MA: Bedford / St. Martin’s., 2008. ISBN: 9780312480479.

Pollitt, Katha. "It Takes Two: A Modest Proposal for Holding Fathers Equally Accountable.” In Current Issues and Enduring Questions. Boston, MA: Bedford / St. Martin’s., 2002, 152-155. First published in the Boston Globe, January 17, 2005, and reprinted in The Nation, January 30, 1995.

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Amazon logo Woody, Allen. "My Speech to the Graduates.” In Writing Exploratory Essays. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. ISBN: 9781559342629.

Amazon logo Twain, Mark. "Was the World Made for Man?" In Writing Exploratory Essays. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. ISBN: 9781559342629.

Amazon logo Clemens, Samuel L. "Advice to Youth." In The Norton Reader. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. ISBN: 9780393931730.

Frazier, Ian, "Coyote vs. Acme." The New Yorker Magazine. February 26, 1990.

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Amazon logo Woolf, Virginia. "The Death of the Moth." In Writing Exploratory Essays. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. ISBN: 9781559342629.

Amazon logo Dillard, Annie. "Living Like Weasels." In Writing Exploratory Essays. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. ISBN: 9781559342629.

Amazon logo Oates, Joyce Carol. "Against Nature." In Writing Exploratory Essays. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995. ISBN: 9781559342629.