A Reader for Developing Writers / Edition 4

A Reader for Developing Writers / Edition 4

by Santi V. V. Buscemi
     
 

This rhetorically organized reader leads beginning student writers from the elements of good writing through the patterns of development, including a range of excellent models throughout and - new in the fifth edition - coverage of the research process. See more details below

Overview

This rhetorically organized reader leads beginning student writers from the elements of good writing through the patterns of development, including a range of excellent models throughout and - new in the fifth edition - coverage of the research process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070094901
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor
Getting Started1
Ch. 1The Central Idea19
Ch. 2Unity and Coherence50
Ch. 3Development82
Ch. 4Introductions and Conclusions113
Ch. 5Word Choice: Using Concrete, Specific, and Vivid Language155
Ch. 6Word Choice: Using Figurative Language186
Ch. 7Sentence Structure: Creating Emphasis and Variety216
Ch. 8Describing Places and Things261
Ch. 9Describing People301
Ch. 10Personal Reflection and Autobiography337
Ch. 11Reporting Events370
Ch. 12The Short Story402
Ch. 13Illustration441
Ch. 14Comparison and Contrast476
Ch. 15Process Analysis505
Ch. 16Persuasion535
Glossary566
Acknowledgments568
Index571

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