Students Book of College English: Rhetoric, Reading, Handbook / Edition 8

Students Book of College English: Rhetoric, Reading, Handbook / Edition 8

by David Skwire, Harvey S. Wiener, Wiener
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205283063

ISBN-13: 9780205283064

Pub. Date: 07/14/1998

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

For anyone who writes or wants to learn to write, this book is ideal. Offering the important principles for good writing, the book provides the direction and control needed to write that dramatic first sentence, create fresh insights, and choose the perfect word. And with some effort and time, readers will undoubtedly see a marked improvement in their writing. As

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For anyone who writes or wants to learn to write, this book is ideal. Offering the important principles for good writing, the book provides the direction and control needed to write that dramatic first sentence, create fresh insights, and choose the perfect word. And with some effort and time, readers will undoubtedly see a marked improvement in their writing. As a comprehensive rhetoric-reader-handbook, this book offers a complete course in writing in one volume. The rhetoric section covers the entire writing process from prewriting to final revision. The many reading selections, both professional and student, provide realistic models for successful writing through stories, essays and poems. Also included are three chapters on style and diction, a chapter on writing about literature, and two chapters on research and the research paper. There is also thorough coverage of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics, followed by a glossary of words. Anyone who wants to improve their writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205283064
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/14/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
693
Product dimensions:
7.49(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE The Principles of Good Reading and Writing 1(92)
1 Getting Started
3(28)
2 Finding and Supporting a Thesis
31(18)
3 Planning a Paper: Outlining
49(11)
4 Writing a Paper: An Overview of Parts
60(22)
5 Revising and Editing Your Paper
82(11)
PART TWO Methods of Development 93(296)
6 Description
95(23)
7 Narration
118(33)
8 Example
151(26)
9 Process
177(32)
10 Comparison and Contrast
209(39)
11 Classification or Division
248(24)
12 Cause and Effect
272(25)
13 Definition
297(35)
14 Argumentation
332(57)
PART THREE Special Writing 389(48)
15 Literary Analysis
391(39)
16 Writing Essay Exams
430(7)
PART FOUR Research 437(82)
17 Doing Research
439(26)
18 Writing Your Research Paper
465(54)
PART FIVE Style 519(46)
19 Proper Words in Proper Places
521(11)
20 Effective Sentences
532(17)
21 Additional Notes on Style: Problems and Solutions
549(16)
PART SIX Handbook and Glossary 565(2)
Handbook 567(75)
Glossary of Problem Words 642

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