ISBN-10:
0070215944
ISBN-13:
9780070215948
Pub. Date:
10/01/1994
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Improve Your Essays / Edition 1

Improve Your Essays / Edition 1

by Doug Emory

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Overview

Intended for first year writing courses that focus on the essay,IMPROVE YOUR ESSAYS,is a beautifully designed and illustrated worktext that effectively prepares and motivates students for college level writing. The books holistic approach provides integrated instruction and practice activities that draw upon students' valuable prior knowledge ­ their experiences,feelings,observations,and skills ­ as a basis for introducing and developing essential writing skillls. The book reviews the writing process as well as the four central purposes for writing: to narrate,to describe,to persuade,and to inform. The book also shows students how to integrate purpose,content,structure,audience,and tone to develop an effective essay.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070215948
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/01/1994
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: THE WRITING PROCESS
1. From Paragraphs to Essay
2. Beginning the Writing Process
3. Completing the Writing Process
SECTION 2: THE ELEMENTS OF ESSAYS
4. The Elements of Writing
5. Developing and Organizing Content
SECTION 3: WRITING TO DESCRIBE AND TO NARRATE
6. Descriptive Essays
7. Narrative Essays
SECTION 4: WRITING TO INFORM AND TO PERSUADE
8. Using Examples
9. Describing a Process
10. Employing Cause and Effect
11. Making Comparisons and Contrasts
12. Using Classification
13. Providing Definitions
14. Presenting Arguments
Appendix

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