- 5.1: Francine Prose states, Traditionally, the love of reading has been ...
- 5.2: What does Prose mean when she writes, [B]y concentrating on the stu...
- 5.3: What is Prose implying in the following statement about what she ca...
- 5.4: Whom does Prose blame for this state of affairs? Does assigning bla...
- 5.5: This essay was written in 1999. Do you think Prose would or could m...
- 5.6: According to Prose, To hold up [I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings] as...
- 5.7: Toward the end of the essay (paras. 35, 39, and 43), Prose uses a s...
- 5.8: Would Prose have strengthened her argument by including interviews ...
- 5.9: According to Prose, why are American high school students learning ...
- 5.10: Does she propose a solution or recommendations to change this situa...
- 5.11: How would you describe Emersons tone in this essay?
- 5.12: How would you describe Baldwins overall tone? Cite specific passage...
- 5.13: Throughout this speech, Wallace builds a tension between two ways o...
- 5.14: According to one researcher, a commencement speech has four major c...
- 5.15: If someone asked you what this speech is about, how would you answe...
Solutions for Chapter 5: Education
Full solutions for The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric | 2nd Edition
average total cost
total cost divided by the quantity of output
the subfield of economics that integrates the insights of psychology
a visual model of the economy that shows how dollars flow through markets among households and firms
the fall in total surplus that results from a market distortion, such as a tax
the quantity of output that minimizes average total cost
the price that balances quantity supplied and quantity demanded
costs that do not vary with the quantity of output produced
unemployment that results because it takes time for workers to search for the jobs that best suit their tastes and skills
the automatic correction by law or contract of a dollar amount for the effects of inflation
median voter theorem
a mathematical result showing that if voters are choosing a point along a line and each voter wants the point closest to his most preferred point, then majority rule will pick the most preferred point of the median voter
the costs of changing prices
the amount of money the banking system generates with each dollar of reserves
the tendency of a person who is imperfectly monitored to engage in dishonest or otherwise undesirable behavior
total revenue minus total cost
deposits that banks have received but have not loaned out
the limited nature of society’s resources
the organized withdrawal of labor from a firm by a union
unemployment that results because the number of jobs available in some labor markets is insufficient to provide a job for everyone who wants one
the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed
velocity of money
the rate at which money changes hands