A Reader for Developing Writers / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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- McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This rhetorically organized reader leads beginning student writers from the elements of good writing through the patterns of development, including a range of excellent models throughout and - new in the fifth edition - coverage of the research process.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of ContentsGETTING STARTEDHow to Use This Book Making the Most of Your Reading Taking Notes Learning the Writing Process Writing an Outline Gathering Information The Making of a Student Essay: From Prewriting to Proofreading. SECTION I: ORGANIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER 1: The Central Idea Identifying the Central Idea Writing a Preliminary Topic Sentence or Thesis Statement Some Tips on Writing Topic Sentences and Thesis Statements Controlling Unity and Development Revising the Central Idea Practice Writing Central Ideas Four Paragraphs for Analysis "Still on the Point" by George Bush "Three Passions I Have Lived For" by Bertrand Russell "Echoes" by Maria Cirilli (Student Essay) CHAPTER 2: Unity and Coherence Creating Unity Maintaining Coherence Visualizing Unity and Coherence Revising to Improve Unity and Coherence Practicing Unity and Coherence From "Waste" by Wendell Berry "Writing and Its Rewards" by Richard Marius "Study Calculus!" by William J. Bennett (and more...)