Writing Analytically with Readings / Edition 2by David Rosenwasser, Jill Stephen
Pub. Date: 06/24/2011
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Clear, concise, and extremely practical, WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive academic writingskills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout college and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a… See more details below
Clear, concise, and extremely practical, WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive academic writingskills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout college and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a methodical approach to what many consider to be the primary activity of academic discoursecareful analysis. The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides careful focus on analysis and thesis and paper development. The exciting new Third Edition also now offers online integration with Enhanced InSite.
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Introduction: Fourteen Short Takes on Writing and the Writing Process. Unit I: DEVELOPING AN ANALYTICAL FRAME OF MIND. 1. Analysis: What It Is and What It Does. 2. Writing as a Way of Thinking. 3. Toolkit of Analytical Methods I: Seeing Better, Seeing More. 4. Toolkit of Analytical Methods II: Going Deeper. Unit 2: FINDING SOMETHING TO SAY. 5. 10 on 1: An Observation Strategy. 6. Writing about Reading: More Moves to Make with Written Texts. 7. Making Common Topics More Analytical. Unit 3: WRITING ANALYTICAL PAPERS. 8. Reasoning from Evidence to Claims. 9. Analyzing Arguments. 10. Essay Shapes: Two Kinds of Organization. 11. Using 10 on 1 to Build a Paper. 12. Making Interpretations Plausible. 13. Making a Thesis Evolve. 14. Recognizing and Fixing Weak Thesis Statements. 15. Using Sources Analytically: The Conversation Model. 16. Finding, Citing, and Integrating Sources. Unit 4: MATTERS OF FORM: THE SHAPES THAT THOUGHT TAKES. 17. Forms and Formats Across the Curriculum. 18. Introductions and Conclusions Across the Curriculum. 19. Revising for Style: Word Choice. 20. Revising for Style: The Rhetoric of the Sentence. 21. Revising for Correctness: Grammar and Punctuation. Unit 5: THE READINGS. 22. Manners, Communication, and Technology. 23. Places and Spaces: Cities and Suburbs. 24. Race, Ethnicity and the "Melting Pot". 25. The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language. 26. Seeing.
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