Modern American Prose,3/e,includes four essays each of fifteen major American essayists and one essay by each of fifteen important American writers,allowing students to see the range of a writer's work and the creative nature of the essay. Excellent rhetorical apparatus (introductions and questions) provides a means more analytical and evaluative reading. The broad collection of writers and works gives students an introduction to the nature and power of the essay as a genre,plus a better sense of writers' individual and varied voices.
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Does anyone, anywhere, ever profit from probing textual analysis in the form of end-of-chapter questions that turn a nuanced personal read into a series of stultifying writing assignments? Here's an essay about stuff. What is the essay really about? Write an essay about the stuff that you think this essay is about. Blech.Skip the moronic questions, however, and there are some half-decent selections.