Analyze, Organize, Write / Edition 1

Analyze, Organize, Write / Edition 1

by Arthur Whimbey, Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins, Lynn Jenkins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805800824

ISBN-13: 9780805800821

Pub. Date: 08/01/1987

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification, and thesis support. These techniques force students to see the

Overview

This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification, and thesis support. These techniques force students to see the basic logic of different writing patterns. The goal of Whimbey's workbook is to teach the student to write concise and original essays on any topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805800821
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1987
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Lexile:
1140L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface to Students. Combining and Rewriting Sentences. Physical Description: Creating Word Pictures. The Writing Process. Describing a Sequence of Actions or Events: Cause-Effect; Instructions; Narration. Organizing Ideas into Classification and General-Specific Relations. Classification. Generalization Supported by Specific Details. Writing a Paper Beginning With a Thesis Statement That Includes an Opinion and Supporting Evidence. Writing a Paper for a Competency Test: Brainstorming For Ideas. Comparing and Contrasting. Definition. A Basic Glossary of Grammatical Terms.

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