Table of Contents
1. Arguments about People and Places.
Berry, Wendell, They Knew But Little. Black Elk (amanuensis John G. Neihardt), The First Cure. Catton, Bruce, Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. Brady, Judy, Why I Want a Wife. Haizlip, Shirlee Taylor, We Knew What Glory Was. Orwell, George, Shooting an Elephant. The estate of the late Sonia Brownell Orwell and Martin Secker and Warburg.
2. Arguments about Politics, Policy, and Social Change.
Frank, Francine, and Frank Ashen, Of Girls and Chicks. Morgan, Elaine, The Man-Made Myth. Hooks, Bell, Teaching Resistance: The Racial Politics of Mass Media. Carson, Rachel, The Obligation to Endure. Thomas, Lewis, Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahlers Ninth Symphony. Swift, Jonathan, A Modest Proposal first published as A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People from Being a Burden to their Parents. King, Martin Luther, Letter from Birmingham Jail.
3. Reflecting on Argument as a Process.
O'Brien, Tim, How to Tell A True War Story. Church, Francis P., Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.Golding, William, Thinking as a Hobby. Gould, Stephen Jay, The Median isnt the Message. Freire, Paulo, The Banking Concept of Education. Cofer, Judith Ortiz, Silent Dancing. Tannen, Deborah, How to Turn Debate into Dialogue.