ISBN-10:
0155019899
ISBN-13:
9780155019898
Pub. Date:
11/28/1995
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings / Edition 3

Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings / Edition 3

by Jean Wyrick

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ISBN-13: 9780155019898
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.99(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Jean Wyrick is Professor Emerita of English at Colorado State University, where she was Director of Composition for 11 years. She has more than 25 years of experience teaching writing, training writing teachers, and designing writing/writing-across-the-curriculum programs. Her other textbooks include THE RINEHART READER and DISCOVERING IDEAS. She has presented over a hundred workshops and papers on the teaching of writing, American literature, American Studies, and Women's Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Prewriting
2.The Thesis Statement
3.The Body Paragraphs
4.Beginnings and Endings
5.Drafting and Revising: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
6.Effective Sentences
7.Word Logic
8.The Reading-Writing Connection
9.Exposition
10.Argumentation
11.Description
12.Narration
13.Writing Essays Using Multiple Strategies
14.Writing a Paper Using Research
15.Writing about Literature
16.Writing In-Class: Exams and ôResponseö Essays
17.Writing in the World of Work
18.Major Errors in Grammar
19.A Concise Guide to Punctuation
20.A Concise Guide to Mechanics
21.Exposition: Development by Example
22.Exposition: Process Analysis
23.Exposition: Comparison/Contrast
24.Exposition: Definition
25.Exposition: Division/Classification
26.Exposition: Causal Analysis
27.Argumentation. 28. Description. 29. Narration. 30. Essays for Further Analysis: Multiple Strategies and Styles. 31. Literature.

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