Writing Analytically / Edition 6

Writing Analytically / Edition 6

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by David Rosenwasser, Jill Stephen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495910082

ISBN-13: 9780495910084

Pub. Date: 03/22/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The popular, brief rhetoric that treats writing as thinking, WRITING ANALYTICALLY, Sixth Edition, offers a series of prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original and well-developed ideas. The book's overall point is that learning to write well means learning to use writing as a way of thinking well. To that…  See more details below

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The popular, brief rhetoric that treats writing as thinking, WRITING ANALYTICALLY, Sixth Edition, offers a series of prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original and well-developed ideas. The book's overall point is that learning to write well means learning to use writing as a way of thinking well. To that end, the strategies of this book describe thinking skills that employ writing. As you will see, this book treats writing as a tool of thought--a means of undertaking sustained acts of inquiry and reflection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495910084
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
271,917
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Unit I: THE ANALYTICAL FRAME OF MIND: Introduction to Analytical Methods. 1. Introduction: Fourteen Short Takes on Writing and the Writing Process. 2. Toolkit of Analytical Methods I: Seeing Better, Seeing More. 3. Analysis: What It Is and What It Does. 4. Toolkit of Analytical Methods II: Going Deeper. 5. Writing About Reading: More Moves to Make with Written Texts. 6. Making Interpretations Plausible. 7. Making Common Topics More Analytical. Unit II: WRITING ANALYTICAL PAPERS: HOW TO USE EVIDENCE, EVOLVE CLAIMS, AND CONVERSE WITH SOURCES. 8. Reasoning From Evidence To Claims. 9. Analyzing Arguments. 10. Using Evidence to Build a Paper: 10 on 1. 11. Making a Thesis Evolve. 12. Recognizing and Fixing Weak Thesis Statements. 13. Using Sources Analytically: The Conversation Model. 14. Finding, Citing, and Integrating Sources. Unit III: MATTERS OF FORM: THE SHAPES THAT THOUGHT TAKES. 15. Forms and Formats Across the Curriculum. 16. Introductions and Conclusions Across the Curriculum. 17. Revising for Style: Word Choice. 18. Revising for Style: The Rhetoric of the Sentence. 19.Revising for Correctness: Grammar and Punctuation.

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