This text has been designed to be used in higher-level developmental writing courses or basic freshman composition courses that do not have a research component. "Illumination: Lighting the Way to College Composition" is especially useful in courses where students are required to take a departmental final exam-or midterm-that requires response to, analysis of, and incorporation of examples from a secondary source. This text is also a teaching tool, formulating discussion questions, exercises, and guidelines for writing to complement the instructor's lesson plans. This all-in-one text contains the following: a rhetoric section which covers all of the basics of essay and paragraph writing; an accessible handbook which covers basic concepts of grammar, sentence structure mechanics, etc; and a comprehensive reader which contains a variety of interesting, thought-provoking articles (each with its own discussion questions and topics for writing). It features: all-in-one text; variety of interesting, thought-provoking readings; clear, concise, and easy-to-read format; comprehensive, yet concise, handbook; information displayed in student-friendly format; and essays that provide students with models and ideas for their own writing.