Read, Reason, Write, 13th Edition
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Read, Reason, Write shows students how reading, argument, research, and analysis are interrelated and how these skills combine to develop each student's critical-thinking ability. A rich collection of readings provides practice for these skills, and new ideas and insights for readers. In this thirteenth edition, the authors have given greater attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion in text and illustrations, and when choosing the authors and subject matter of readings. Half of the professional readings in the text are written by Black or Indigenous writers or people of color. Decades of classroom experience join composition and rhetoric research and theory to guide the text's content and presentation. This combination has made the text a best-seller for now 13 editions. Read, Reason, Write 13e is completely aligned with MLA 9e and APA 7e.
Chapter 1 Writers and Their Sources
Chapter 2 Responding Critically to Sources
SECTION 2 THE WORLD OF ARGUMENT
Chapter 3 Understanding the Basics of Argument
Chapter 4 Writing Effective Arguments
Chapter 5 Reading, Analyzing, and Using Visuals and Statistics in Argument
Chapter 6 Learning More about Argument: Induction, Deduction, Analogy, and Logical Fallacies
SECTION 3 STUDYING SOME ARGUMENTS BY GENRE
Chapter 7 Definition Arguments
Chapter 8 Evaluation Arguments
Chapter 9 The Position Paper: Claims of Values
Chapter 10 Arguments about Cause
Chapter 11 Presenting Proposals: The Problem/Solution Argument
SECTION 4 THE RESEARCHED AND FORMALLY DOCUMENTED ARGUMENT
Chapter 12 Locating, Evaluating, and Preparing to Use Sources
Chapter 13 Writing the Researched Essay
Chapter 14 Formal Documentation: MLA Style, APA Style
SECTION 5 A COLLECTION OF READINGS
Chapter 15 The Media: Image and Reality
Chapter 16 The Internet and Social Media: Their Impact on Our Lives
Chapter 17 Marriage and Gender Issues: The Debates Continue
Chapter 18 American Education: Ongoing Issues and Concerns
Chapter 19 The Environment: How Do We Sustain It?
Chapter 20 Laws and Rights: Gun Control and Immigration Debates
Chapter 21 America: Past, Present, Future
Appendix Understanding Literature
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