Some Final Thoughts on Documented Essays 476
Documented Essays in Review 477
BARBARA EHRENREICH The Ecstasy of War 480
Do men and women possess a natural “warrior instinct” that enables them to kill their enemies during battle? Not so, claims Barbara Ehrenreich, though many social and cultural rituals help transform ordinary people into effective soldiers.
MARILYN DAHL The Role of the Media in Promoting Images of Disability—Disability as Metaphor: The Evil Crip 490
In this documented essay Marilyn Dahl explores the ways that the media shapes our images of people with disabilities.
ROSS KILPATRICK Winnie-the-Pooh and the Canadian Connection 500
In addition to the Hundred-Acre Wood, where does Winnie-the-Pooh come from? This essay explores Winnie-the-Pooh’s Canadian roots, both inspirational and influential.
Essays on Thinking, Reading, and Writing 511
MARGUERITE ANDERSEN Passion for Language 512
NATALIE GOLDBERG The Rules of Writing Practice 513
RYAN BIGGE Speak English, Dammit: Why Has Jargon Become the Language of Business? 517
Index of Authors and Titles 525