Dreams and Inward Journeys

Author: Marjorie Ford
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321123948
Release Date: 2003-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Centering on themes of dreams, reason, and imagination, this unusual anthology and writing primer contains essays, poems, short stories, samples of student writing, discussion questions, and writing exercises. Topics include self-knowledge, nature, memory, change, sex and gender, The Other, and sp

Dreams and Inward Journeys

Author: Marjorie Ford
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032188163X
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This best-selling collection of readings explores the theme of dreams, the imagination, and the reasoning mind. Supporting a creative approach to the teaching of writing, Dreams and Inward Journeys presents a rich mixture of personal and academic essays, stories, and poems. The readings touch on such topics as memory, myths and fairy tales, obsessions, sexuality, gender roles, technology, popular culture, nature, and spirituality. Readings encourage the investigation of new ways of seeing and understanding self and the relationship to important social issues and universal human concerns. Featuring a dual thematic and rhetorical organization, each chapter also provides practical writing advice on a specific rhetorical pattern, a range of writing assignments, and sample papers. Beautiful, stimulating art opens each chapter to support the theme and provide prompts for prewriting. 032188163X / 9780321881632 Dreams and Inward JourneysPlus NEW MyCompLab -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205211305 / 9780205211302 Dreams and Inward Journeys 020589190X / 9780205891900 NEW MyCompLab - Valuepack Access Card

Dreams and Inward Journeys

Author: Marjorie Ford
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205211305
Release Date: 2011-09-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This best-selling collection of readings explores the theme of dreams, the imagination, and the reasoning mind. Supporting a creative approach to the teaching of writing, Dreams and Inward Journeys presents a rich mixture of personal and academic essays, stories, and poems. The readings touch on such topics as memory, myths and fairy tales, obsessions, sexuality, gender roles, technology, popular culture, nature, and spirituality. Readings encourage the investigation of new ways of seeing and understanding self and the relationship to important social issues and universal human concerns. Featuring a dual thematic and rhetorical organization, each chapter also provides practical writing advice on a specific rhetorical pattern, a range of writing assignments, and sample papers. Beautiful, stimulating art opens each chapter to support the theme and provide prompts for prewriting.

Dreams and Inward Journeys

Author: Marjorie Ford
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205699359
Release Date: 2009-07-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This best-selling collection of readings explores the theme of dreams, the imagination, and the reasoning mind. Dreams and Inward Journeys presents a rich mixture of personal and academic essays, stories, and poems. The readings touch on such topics as memory, myths and fairy tales, obsessions, sexuality, gender roles, technology, popular culture, nature, and spirituality. Beautiful, stimulating art opens each chapter to support the theme and provide prompts for prewriting.

Mathematics in Action

Author: Consortium for Foundation Mathematics
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780321831293
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Mathematics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The first book of the Mathematics in Action series, Prealgebra Problem Solving, Third Edition, illustrates how mathematics arises naturally from everyday situations through updated and revised real-life activities and the accompanying practice exercises. Along with the activities and the exercises within the text, MathXL® and MyMathLab® have been enhanced to create a better overall learning experience for the reader. Technology integrated throughout the text helps readers interpret real-life data algebraically, numerically, symbolically, and graphically. The active style of this book develops readers’ mathematical literacy and builds a solid foundation for future study in mathematics and other disciplines.

Losing a Parent

Author: Alexandra Kennedy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062281449
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Genre: Self-Help

Kennedy shares her own story of facing the loss of a parent and offers innovative strategies for healing and transformation.

The Norton Sampler Short Essays for Composition Eighth Edition

Author: Thomas Cooley
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393919463
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A trusted collection of short essays arranged by rhetorical mode—with charming, practical writing instruction. With 71 readings (half new to this edition), well-written writing instruction (including templates to help students get started), and new navigation features that make it very easy to use, The Norton Sampler is a rhetorically arranged reader that practices what it preaches about good writing.

Directed by Purpose

Author: Michal Stawicki
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1537708155
Release Date: 2016-09-24
Genre: Success

It's a zombie world! -- Understanding focus -- Definition of purpose -- There are three ways to find purpose -- Where is the purpose in your work? -- A life with meaning -- Finding your purpose -- Defining your vision -- Your personal philosophy -- Using your personal mission statement -- Follow your compass -- The nature of motivation -- Extrinsic motivation -- Will the appeal of power or possessions motivate you? -- Will the passion for others motivate you? -- lens for focus -- Will goal setting help your focus? -- Using your imagination -- Using your skills and strengths -- Your direction is determined by your vision -- Using the power of one.

Medusa the Mean

Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442485952
Release Date: 2013-12-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Seeking to become immortal like the other Goddess Girls, Medusa searches for a magical necklace, an effort that is compromised by her mean reputation, her snaky hair, and unexpected consequences.

A Book Lover s Holidays in the Open

Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 9781596058118
Release Date: 2006-05-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

As much a symbol of the nation 's adventurous past as he was the very picture of booming 20th-century progress, Theodore Roosevelt politician and soldier, naturalist and historian was still a young man when he left the Oval Office, and he spent the decade after his presidency exploring the world... and sharing his experiences in his inimitable prose. In this 1916 book, he leads us: on a cougar hunt on the rim of the Grand Canyon trekking across the Navajo Desert to a Hopi snake dance across the Andes and Northern Patagonia through bird reserves at the mouth of the Mississippi and much more Roosevelt 's rip-roaring, real-life exploits are just as entertaining today as they were a century ago, and serve as a stirring reminder of the breathtaking beauty and lurking danger of the natural world. American icon THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858 1919) was 26th President of the United States, serving from 1901 to 1909, and the first American to win a Nobel Prize, in 1906, when he was awarded the Peace Prize for mediating the Russo-Japanese War. He is the author of 35 books.

Big Sur

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101548813
Release Date: 2011-04-26
Genre: Fiction

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Anthony Edwards, and Radha Mitchell "Each book by Jack Kerouac is unique, a telepathic diamond. With prose set in the middle of his mind, he reveals consciousness itself in all its syntatic elaboration, detailing the luminous emptiness of his own paranoiac confusion. Such rich natural writing is nonpareil in later half XX century, a synthesis of Proust, Céline, Thomas Wolfe, Hemingway, Genet, Thelonius Monk, Basho, Charlie Parker, and Kerouac's own athletic sacred insight. "Big Sur's humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a suerior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative, a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplished—others crack up. Here we meet San Francisco's poets & recognize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road. Jack Kerouac was a 'writer,' as his great peer W.S. Burroughs says, and here at the peak of his suffering humorous genius he wrote through his misery to end with 'Sea,' a brilliant poem appended, on the hallucinatory Sounds of the Pacific Ocean at Big Sur." —Allen Ginsberg

The Exegesis of Philip K Dick

Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547549279
Release Date: 2011-11-08
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"A great and calamitous sequence of arguments with the universe: poignant, terrifying, ludicrous, and brilliant. The Exegesis is the sort of book associated with legends and madmen, but Dick wasn’t a legend and he wasn’t mad. He lived among us, and was a genius."—Jonathan Lethem Based on thousands of pages of typed and handwritten notes, journal entries, letters, and story sketches, The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick is the magnificent and imaginative final work of an author who dedicated his life to questioning the nature of reality and perception, the malleability of space and time, and the relationship between the human and the divine. Edited and introduced by Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem, this will be the definitive presentation of Dick’s brilliant, and epic, final work. In The Exegesis, Dick documents his eight-year attempt to fathom what he called "2-3-74," a postmodern visionary experience of the entire universe "transformed into information." In entries that sometimes ran to hundreds of pages, Dick tried to write his way into the heart of a cosmic mystery that tested his powers of imagination and invention to the limit, adding to, revising, and discarding theory after theory, mixing in dreams and visionary experiences as they occurred, and pulling it all together in three late novels known as the VALIS trilogy. In this abridgment, Jackson and Lethem serve as guides, taking the reader through the Exegesis and establishing connections with moments in Dick’s life and work. The e-book includes a sample chapter from A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick.

1100 Words You Need to Know

Author: Murray Bromberg
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438092058
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A proven Barron’s best-seller, the brand-new sixth edition of 1100 Words You Need to Know has been expanded and updated with more words lists and definitions; analogy exercises; and word in context exercises.All new words for students to learn are placed in the context of sentences that have been selected from well-known novels, plays, poems, newspaper editorials, and TV broadcasts. For optimal ease and enjoyment in learning, the authors recommend 15-minute sessions with this book. Over the years, thousands of students preparing for the SAT and ACT have relied on previous editions of 1100 Words You Need to Know as an ideal way to strengthen their word power. A new feature in the sixth edition is The Lighter Touch 100, a collection of 100 funny one-liners which use words from the book that you need to know.

The Crazyladies of Pearl Street

Author: Trevanian
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400080373
Release Date: 2006-06
Genre: Fiction

Follows the life of six-year-old Jean-Luc during the Depression, living with his little sister and young mother after being abandoned by his con-artist father.