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Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers

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ISBN-10: 0131931350

ISBN-13: 9780131931350

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen P. Reid

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This best-selling writing guide integrates purpose, process, and rhetorical strategies into every chapter, offering readers the clearest explanation of writing.In addition to emphasizing critical reading, every major chapter contains professional and student samples, rhetorical techniques, journal exercises, reading and writing activities, collaborative activities, peer-response guidelines, and revision suggestions. A student essay in each chapter contains writing process materials (outlines, audience analysis, interview notes, drafts, revision plans, etc.).For high school and college students.
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Book details

List price: $89.33
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

Writing Myths and Rituals
Writing Fitness: Rituals and Practice
Place, Time, and Tools
Energy and Attitude
Keeping a Journal
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
ldquo;On Keeping a Journal,rdquo;
Situations, Purposes and Processes for Writing
Rhetorical Situations
Writer, Occasion, Purpose, Audience, Genre, Context
Purposes for Writing
Writer-Based Purposes
Subject- and Audience-Based Purposes
Combinations of Purposes
Subject, Purpose, and Thesis
Purpose and Audience
Audience Analysis
Purpose, Audience, and Genre
The Rhetorical Situation
Purpose and Audience in Two Essays
ldquo;The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl,rdquo;
ldquo;I'm OK, but You're Not,rdquo;
Dimensions of the Writing Process
Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising
The Whole Process
Writing with a Computer
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
A Writing Process at Work: Collecting and Shaping
ldquo;Athletes and Education,rdquo;
ldquo;On Writing `Athletes and Education',rdquo;
A Writing Process at Work: Drafting and Revising
From ldquo;The Declaration of Independence.rdquo;
Techniques for Writing About Observations
Observing People
Observing Places
From ldquo;Sierra,rdquo;
Observing Objects
Observing Images
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
From ldquo;Scenes from the American Dream,rdquo;
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
From ldquo;September 18, 2001,rdquo;
ldquo;Take This Fish and Look at It,rdquo;
ldquo;Observing Wolves,rdquo;
Observing: The Writing Process
Choosing a Subject
Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising
Postscript on the Writing Process
ldquo;Permanent Tracings,rdquo;
ldquo;Empty Windows,rdquo; Stephen White
Techniques for Writing About Memories
Remembering People
Remembering Places
Remembering Events
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
ldquo;The Day Language Came into My Life,rdquo;
ldquo;Lives on the Boundary,rdquo;
ldquo;Beauty" When the other Dancer Is the Self,rdquo;
Remembering: The Writing Process
Choosing a Subject
Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising
Peer Response
Postscript on the Writing Process
ldquo;The Wind Catcher,rdquo;
ldquo;The Red Chevy,rdquo;
Techniques for Writing about Reading
Critical Reading Strategies
Guidelines for Class Discussion
Summarizing and Responding to an Essay
ldquo;Teach Diversity-with a Smile,rdquo;
Summarizing and Responding to Images
ldquo;Beauty and Violence,rdquo;
ldquo;Some Don't Like their Blues at All,rdquo;
Warming Up: Journal Exercises
ldquo;Letter to America,rdquo;
ldquo;Atlas Shrugs,rdquo;
Reading and Writing Processes
Choosing a Subject
ldquo;Teaching Tolerance in America,rdquo;