ISBN-10:
1457632500
ISBN-13:
2901457632500
Pub. Date:
01/11/2013
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
St. Martin's Guide to Writing / Edition 10

St. Martin's Guide to Writing / Edition 10

by Rise B. Axelrod
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    ISBN-13: 2901457632500
    Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
    Publication date: 01/11/2013
    Edition description: Tenth Edition
    Pages: 1024
    Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)

    About the Author

    Rise B. Axelrod is McSweeney Professor of Rhetoric and Teaching Excellence, Emeritus, at the University of California, Riverside, where she was also director of English Composition. She has previously been professor of English at California State University, San Bernardino; director of the College Expository Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder; and assistant director of the Third College (now Thurgood Marshall College) Composition Program at the University of California, San Diego. She is the co-author, with Charles R. Cooper, of the best-selling textbook The St. Martin's Guide to Writing as well as The Concise Guide to Writing and Reading Critically, Writing Well.

    Charles R. Cooper is an emeritus professor at the University of California, San Diego. He served as coordinator of the Third College (now Thurgood Marshall College) Composition Program at the University of California, San Diego, and co-director of the San Diego Writing Project, one of the National Writing Project Centers. He advised the National Assessment of Educational Progress—Writing (1973-1981) and coordinated the development of California's first statewide writing assessment (1986-1991). He taught at the University of California, Riverside; the State University of New York at Buffalo; and the University of California, San Diego. He is co-editor, with Lee Odell, of Evaluating Writing and Research on Composing: Points of Departure, and he is co-author, with Rise Axelrod, of the best-selling textbook The St. Martin's Guide to Writing as well as The Concise Guide to Writing and Reading Critically, Writing Well.

    Table of Contents

    Prefacevii
    1Introduction1
    Part 1Writing Activities
    2Remembering Events25
    3Remembering People79
    4Writing Profiles129
    5Explaining a Concept183
    6Arguing a Position237
    7Proposing a Solution293
    8Justifying an Evaluation351
    9Speculating about Causes407
    10Interpreting Stories465
    Part 2Critical Thinking Strategies
    11A Catalog of Invention Strategies515
    12A Catalog of Reading Strategies529
    Part 3Writing Strategies
    13Cueing the Reader557
    14Narrating573
    15Describing589
    16Defining601
    17Classifying609
    18Comparing and Contrasting617
    19Arguing623
    Part 4Research Strategies
    20Field Research641
    21Library and Internet Research655
    22Using and Acknowledging Sources693
    Part 5Writing for Assessment
    23Essay Examinations739
    24Writing Portfolios759
    Part 6Writing and Speaking to Wider Audiences
    25Designing Documents767
    26Oral Presentations793
    27Working with Others799
    28Writing in Your Community805
    Handbook
    Sentence Boundaries6
    Grammatical Sentences12
    Effective Sentences31
    Word Choice48
    Punctuation58
    Mechanics86
    ESL Troublespots105
    Review of Sentence Structure116
    Glossary of Frequently Misused Words133
    Author and Title Index1
    Subject Index5
    Index for ESL Writers27

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