The Brief Prose Reader: Essays for Thinking, Reading, and Writing

For courses in Freshman Composition. This brief reader helps students improve their abilities to think, read, and write on progressively more sophisticated levels by integrating critical thinking and reading apparatus into every chapter within the context of the rhetorical pattern. The essays are accompanied by apparatus that includes clear, well-developed rhetorical introductions, sample student essays, prewriting questions, and flexible writing assignments. This brief rhetorically organized reader integrates critical thinking and reading into every chapter.