The Student Writer: Editor and Critic / Edition 7

The Student Writer: Editor and Critic / Edition 7

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073124818

ISBN-13: 9780073124810

Pub. Date: 12/07/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Student Writer: Editor and Critic, Fourth Edition, a rhetoric with readings, emphasizes a balanced approach to process and product. The Student Writer helps students to discover their own writing process and guides them through the revision process. Many strategies are presented for idea generation, organizing, drafting, revising, editing and proofreading.…  See more details below

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The Student Writer: Editor and Critic, Fourth Edition, a rhetoric with readings, emphasizes a balanced approach to process and product. The Student Writer helps students to discover their own writing process and guides them through the revision process. Many strategies are presented for idea generation, organizing, drafting, revising, editing and proofreading. Students works with various techniques and find which ones work best for them. Some Special Features of the Fourth Edition include over one-third new and professional essays are integrated throughout the text as models for students; new "Composing at the Computer" sections highlight strategies for many student writers in the nineties; expanded chapter on persuasion now includes argumentation; and fresh new design heightens clarity for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073124810
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/07/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.99(d)

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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