iLit From Discord to Discourse: A Collection of Contemporary Canadian Essays

Paperback | August 15, 2011

byDanielle Desjardins-Koloff, Lisa Loughlin, Ann Varty

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From Discord to Discourse: A Collection of Contemporary Canadian Essays is part of McGraw-Hill Ryerson's iLit Collection of supplementary student resources for high school English courses. This title is a 156-page, soft-cover book that includes a rich collection of essays from various perspectives, intended to stimulate debate and discussion. This resource is designed to be appropriate for the grade 11 or 12 reader.

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From Discord to Discourse: A Collection of Contemporary Canadian Essays is part of McGraw-Hill Ryerson's iLit Collection of supplementary student resources for high school English courses. This title is a 156-page, soft-cover book that includes a rich collection of essays from various perspectives, intended to stimulate debate and disc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.9 × 6.9 × 0.5 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071067027

ISBN - 13:9780071067027

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Table of Contents

Section 1: The Narrative Essay

I Witness
by Michael Redhill

What Do You See When You Look at My Facebook?
by Micah Toub

I Love Smoking
by Joshua Knelman

Nobody Ever
by Ivan E. Coyote

Making Peace with Change
by Asna Adhami

The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You
by S. Bear Bergman

Susie Bernier (1914–2005)
by Jared Bland

Better Late Than Never
by Rupinder Gill


Section 2: The Expository Essay

Bad Improvements
by Mark Kingwell

Faking It
by Emily Landau

Billy and Us
by Marcus Gee

How To Be an Undividual
by David Koloff

Pardon Me, I’m Canadian
by Dominic Ali

Best Face Forward: The Global Rise of Plastic Surgery
by Katie Addleman

The Worth of a Boy
by Michele Shapiera

Remote Control: The Corporate Hold on Media
by Antonia Zerbisias

The Science of Happiness
by Kevin Chong

Conventionally Speaking
by Steven W. Beattie


Section 3: The Persuasive Essay

Creatures of Story
by Robert J. Wiersema

The Case for Ending Invasive Research on Chimpanzees
by Andrew Westoll

Multiculturalism: Canada’s Brand
by Marina Jimenez

N(O) Canada
by Stephen Marche

The War on Second Chances
by Sean Fine

The Fat-shaming Epidemic
by Julie Devaney

Making Note of Our Lives
by Alex Boyd

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