American Dreams: Readings for Writers

American Dreams: Readings for Writers

by Violeta Clee, Paul Clee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767404952
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/28/1998
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.59(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

To the InstructorTo the Student PART I. ABOUT READING AND WRITING 1. Reading, Summarizing, Responding Active Reading / Summarizing / Writing a Longer Summary / From Summary to Response / 2. The Writing Process Thinking about Audience and Purpose / Inventing a Reader / Taking It a Step at a Time / 3. Writing an Essay From Talking to Writing / Elements of an Essay / Organizing an Essay / Working with Sources / 4. Writing an Essay of Argument or Persuasion Basic Structure of Persuasive Writing / Informal Fallacies / 5. Writing Effective Paragraphs How Paragraphs Work / Topic Sentences / Placing the Topic Sentence / Writing a Good Topic Sentence / Putting Meat on the Bones / Making Connections: Improving Coherence / PART II. READINGS FOR WRITING Introduction to the Readings 6. The Dream Begins (and more...)

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