ARRAY(0xb974faf8)

Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.

Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Tell the Publisher!
I'd like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

The Act of Writing: Canadian Essays for Composition [Paperback]

R. Conrad
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Available from these sellers.


‹  Return to Product Overview

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

To the Student

To the Teacher

Introduction: The Act of Writing

Process and the Computer

Going Online

CHAPTER 1: NARRATION

Carol Shields: Encounter

George Gabori: Coming of Age in Putnok

Marie Gagnon: Shelter

Sylvia Fraser: My Other Self

Carol Geddes: Growing Up Native

Jan Wong: Safeguard Your Lives

CHAPTER 2: EXAMPLE

Ray Guy: Outharbor Menu

Michele Landsberg: West Must Confront Anonymous Misery of the World’s Children

Amy Willard Cross: Safety First, Fun a Distant Second

Josh Freed: Say Hi or Die

Alberto Manguel: Reading Ourselves and the World Around Us

CHAPTER 3: DESCRIPTION

Anne Michaels: Hurricane

Karen Connelly: August 4

Thierry Mallet: The Firewood Gatherers

Christie McLaren: Suitcase Lady

Charles Yale Harrison: In the Trenches

Emily Carr: D’Sonoqua

CHAPTER 4: CAUSE AND EFFECT

Paul D’Angelo: The Step Not Taken

David Suzuki: Hidden Lessons

Naheed Mustafa: My Body Is My Own Business

Stuart Mclean: The Shocking Truth About Household Dust

Elinor Florence: Leaving the Fast Lane for No Lane at All

Gary Engkent: Why My Mother Can’t Speak English

Mordecai Richler: 1944: The Year I Learned to Love a German.

CHAPTER 5: COMPARISON AND CONTRAST

Doris Anderson: The 51-Per-Cent Minority

Biruté Galdikas: Akmad

Catherine Pigott: Chicken-Hips

Brian Maracle: Out of Touch and Loving It

Russell Baker: A Nice Place to Visit

Margaret Laurence: Where the World Began

CHAPTER 6: ANALOGY AND RELATED DEVICES

Collin Brown: A Game of Tennis

Basil Johnston: Modern Cannibals of the Wilds

Michael Ondaatje: Tabula Asiae

Félix Leclerc: The Family House

CHAPTER 7: CLASSIFICATION

Hon. David Lam: Pulling Together

Erika Ritter: Bicycles

David Foot with Daniel Stoffman: Boomers and Other Cohorts

CHAPTER 8: PROCESS ANALYSIS

Evelyn Lau: I Sing the Song of My Condo

Stephen Leacock: How to Live to Be 200

Judy Stoffman: The Way of All Flesh

Dan Strickland: The Last Laugh at Dark-Eyed Susan’s Roadside Café

Susanna Moodie: Dandelion Coffee

CHAPTER 9: ARGUMENTATION AND PERSUASION

Martin Hocking: Capping the Great Cup Debate

Kildare Dobbs: The Scar

Bonnie Laing: An Ode to the User-Friendly Pencil

Joy Kogawa: Grinning and Happy

Rita Schindler: Thanks for Not Killing My Son

Dionne Brand: Job

Nathalie Petrowski: The Seven-Minute Life of Marc Lépine

Stevie Cameron: Our Daughters, Ourselves

GLOSSARY

‹  Return to Product Overview