Student Writer, Editor and Critic / Edition 4

Student Writer, Editor and Critic / Edition 4

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 007011448X

ISBN-13: 9780070114487

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The Student Writer is a rhetoric with readings that helps students to discover their own writing process,and at the same time,to understand the qualities of effective writing. Many strategies are presented for idea generation,organizing,drafting,revising,editing and proofreading within the context of rhetorical modes as patterns for thought. Woven throughout the

Overview

The Student Writer is a rhetoric with readings that helps students to discover their own writing process,and at the same time,to understand the qualities of effective writing. Many strategies are presented for idea generation,organizing,drafting,revising,editing and proofreading within the context of rhetorical modes as patterns for thought. Woven throughout the text are a generous number of student and professional essays to serve as both models and departure points for writing assignments,and a wide variety of activities for completion both in and out of the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070114487
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
503
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE WRITER'S PROCESS AND THE ESSAY'S STRUCTURE
CHAPTER 1: Shaping Topics and Discovering Ideas
CHAPTER 2: Structuring the Essay
CHAPTER 3: From Ideas to Essay
CHAPTER 4: Revising for Sentence Effectiveness
PART 2: PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 5: Description
CHAPTER 6: Narration
CHAPTER 7: Illustration
CHAPTER 8: Process Analysis
CHAPTER 9: Comparison-Contrast
CHAPTER 10: Cause-and-Effect Analysis
CHAPTER 11: Definition
CHAPTER 12: Classification
CHAPTER 13: Argumentation-Persuasion
CHAPTER 14: Writing in Response to Reading
CHAPTER 15: Research Writing
PART 3: AN EDITING GUIDE TO FREQUENTLY OCCURRING ERRORS
CHAPTER 16: Editing for Word Choice
CHAPTER 17: Editing for Sentence Fragments
CHAPTER 18: Editing for Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
CHAPTER 19: Editing for Subject-Verb Agreement and Tense Shifts
CHAPTER 20: Editing for Problems with Pronouns
CHAPTER 21: Editing for Problems with Modifiers
CHAPTER 22: Editing for Punctuation
(and more...)

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