The Student Writer: Editor and Critic / Edition 9

The Student Writer: Editor and Critic / Edition 9

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

The Student Writer: Editor and Critic strengthens the text’s commitment to helping students become better writers by helping them develop their own successful writing processes and by helping them become reliable critics and editors of their own texts. It also maintains the text’s commitment to demonstrating the importance of writing across the… See more details below

Overview

The Student Writer: Editor and Critic strengthens the text’s commitment to helping students become better writers by helping them develop their own successful writing processes and by helping them become reliable critics and editors of their own texts. It also maintains the text’s commitment to demonstrating the importance of writing across the curriculum, in the workplace, and in students’ private lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073405902
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
256,431
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Barbara Clouse has taught all levels of college composition, first at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio and then at Slippery Rock University in western Pennsylvania. She has also written a number of composition texts. In addition to A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers, her books include The Student Writer: Editor and Critic, Jumpstart: A Workbook for Writers, Patterns for a Purpose: A Rhetorical Reader, and Transitions: From Reading to Writing, all written for McGraw-Hill. She has also developed Cornerstones: Readings for Writers, which is a short prose reader that is part of Primis, McGraw-Hill's custom publishing database. Barbara has also written Progressions with Readings and Conventions and Expectations: A Brief Handbook and Guide to Writing for Longman Publishers. A frequent presenter at national and regional conferences, Barbara often conducts workshops for writing teachers. McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide.

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Table of Contents

1Shaping Topics and Discovering Ideas3
2Structuring the Essay27
3From Ideas to Essay61
4Revising for Sentence Effectiveness95
5Description127
6Narration152
7Illustration179
8Process Analysis201
9Comparison-Contrast223
10Cause-and-Effect Analysis249
11Definition270
12Classification288
13Argumentation-Persuasion309
14Writing in Response to Reading336
15Research Writing366
16Editing for Word Choice403
17Editing for Sentence Fragments417
18Editing for Run-On-Sentences and Comma Splices421
19Editing for Subject-Verb Agreement and Tense Shift426
20Editing for Problems with Pronouns433
21Editing for Problems with Modifiers446
22Editing for Punctuation450
23Editing for Mechanics470
App. 1Solving Writing Problems477
App. 2A Student Essay in Progress481
Index489

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