The Student Writer : Editor and Critic / Edition 6

The Student Writer : Editor and Critic / Edition 6

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073018805

ISBN-13: 9780073018805

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Written with the kind of supportive tone found in a writing workshop, this three-in-one rhetoric/reader/handbook puts students in control of developing their own writing processes by teaching them how to become astute critics and editors of their work. Now in full-color, the seventh edition of The Student Writer offers new chapters on research, enhanced coverage of…  See more details below

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Written with the kind of supportive tone found in a writing workshop, this three-in-one rhetoric/reader/handbook puts students in control of developing their own writing processes by teaching them how to become astute critics and editors of their work. Now in full-color, the seventh edition of The Student Writer offers new chapters on research, enhanced coverage of visual rhetoric including a new appendix on document design, new and enhanced coverage of plagiarism, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073018805
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Edition description:
Student Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.91(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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