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The Main Event: Readings for Writing and Critical Thinking

The Main Event: Readings for Writing and Critical Thinking
Author: Catherine A. Hoffman - Andrew J. Hoffman
ISBN 13: 9780130486585
ISBN 10: 130486582
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-10-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 800
List Price: $124.00

This reader contains twelve thematic sections, each featuring a “Main Event” reading and a companion assignment for critical thinking and writing. Each writing assignment covers a different type of writing—both academic and practical. The book discusses various preparation strategies so that its users can more effectively and efficiently put their thoughts into words—and their words onto paper. KEY TOPICS A variety of themes—Film and Television, Democracy in the Classroom, Dreams, Marriage and Divorce, American Cities, Technology, Your Body, Youth Culture, Biographies, Fairy Tales; The Justice System: and Jobs in the 21st Century—will appeal to a wide and diverse audience.

For readers and writers who want to learn how to respond critically to a text, and generate responses of their own.