THE SUNDANCE READER, Sixth Edition, contains over seventy readings drawn from a range of academic disciplines and professions. This exceptional collection of rhetorically organized essays and articles includes both classic and contemporary authors' writings that pertain to topics as varied as the environment, culture, social issues, the media, and business. The diversity of topics in THE SUNDANCE READER appeals to students of all backgrounds and interests and emphasizes critical thinking, careful analysis, and effective writing to help them master essential composition skills they can apply in other courses and throughout their careers. With its wealth of readings and four-part questioning strategy following each entry, THE SUNDANCE READER provides students a unique perspective on how writing is shaped in different contexts. Above all, THE SUNDANCE READER has been designed to encourage students to read and develop confidence as writers.