Thinking and Writing About Art for Fichner-Rathus' Understanding Art, 8th / Edition 8 by Lois Fichner-Rathus | 9780495091257 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Thinking and Writing About Art for Fichner-Rathus' Understanding Art, 8th / Edition 8

Thinking and Writing About Art for Fichner-Rathus' Understanding Art, 8th / Edition 8

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495091251

ISBN-13: 9780495091257

Pub. Date: 02/09/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This critical thinking workbook, written by Lois Fichner-Rathus, helps enhance students' interpretive and compositional skills.

Overview


This critical thinking workbook, written by Lois Fichner-Rathus, helps enhance students' interpretive and compositional skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495091257
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/09/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Introduction     1
Kinds of Writing     2
Critical Thinking     3
Some Features of Critical Thinking     3
Recognizing Common Fallacies in Arguments     5
Guidelines for Analyzing Works of Art     7
Analyzing the Setting     8
Analyzing the Materials and Techniques     8
Analyzing the Use of the Plastic Elements of Art     9
Analyzing the Composition     12
Analyzing Levels of Content     12
Referring to the History of Art     13
Considering the Title     14
Guidelines for Good Writing     15
Complete the Assignment     15
Write for Your Audience     15
Write Clearly and Simply     15
Be Willing to Make Mistakes     15
Keep a Notebook or Journal     15
Determine Length Intelligently     16
Avoid Plagiarism     16
Pick a Topic     17
Delimit the Topic     18
Write a Thesis Statement     18
Don't Wait for Inspiration-Get Going!     18
Make an Outline     19
Compose a Draft     20
A Closer Look     22
Overcoming Writer's Block     22
Revise the Paper     22
Proofread the Paper     25
Importance of Proofreading     25
Tips for Proofreading     25
Proofread to Correct Common Writing Errors     26
Produce the Final Copy     26
Table 1: Common Errors in English Usage and How to Correct Them     28
Writing Exercises 1-40     35

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