Reasoning and Writing Well: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader, and Handbook / Edition 2

Reasoning and Writing Well: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader, and Handbook / Edition 2

by Betty Mattix Dietsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0767411439

ISBN-13: 9780767411431

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The second edition of this comprehensive, convenient, and highly accessible guide offers thorough and easy-to-use computer and Internet coverage and retains the friendly but purposeful tone of its successful first edition. It provides extensive study aids, an abundance of activities for both individual and group work, lists of suggested topics for writing, and…  See more details below

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The second edition of this comprehensive, convenient, and highly accessible guide offers thorough and easy-to-use computer and Internet coverage and retains the friendly but purposeful tone of its successful first edition. It provides extensive study aids, an abundance of activities for both individual and group work, lists of suggested topics for writing, and numerous student models, including complete student papers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767411431
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
788
Product dimensions:
1.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 9.10(d)

Table of Contents

A Note to Instructors
Rhetoric
PART I. THE WRITING PROCESS
1. The Writing Process: An Overview
How to Become Your Own Editor / The Rhetorical Situation / The Writing Process / A Word of Encouragement
2. Prewriting: Discovering and Devising
Overcoming Anxiety / Finding a Topic and Ideas by Prewriting / Gathering Information / Considering the Rhetorical Situation / Hang in There!
3. Drafting: Exploring Ideas
Writing a First Draft: An Overview / Focusing an Exploratory Draft / An Overview: Seven Common Orders / From Outline to Draft / Drafting an Introduction / Writing an Effective Conclusion / Drafting on a Computer / A Note of Reassurance and a Brief Review
4. Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
Revising and Focusing Organization / Improving Paragraph Structure and Development / Editing Sentences and Proofreading for Errors / Revising and Editing with a Computer / Guidelines for Peer Review / A Final Word
PART II. A REVISION WORKSHOP
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