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Compact Reader Short Essays by Method and Theme

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ISBN-10: 0312433476

ISBN-13: 9780312433475

Edition: 8th 2008

Authors: Jane E. Aaron, Ellen Kuhl Repetto

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Long admired for its superior models of writing and its crisp, comprehensive writing instruction, The Compact Reader in its seventh edition gathers 34 short essays (including a student essay in every chapter) and an outsize complement of editorial features into a flexible and very portable teaching package.
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Reading Attentively
Reading Critically
Reading Actively
Using a Reading Checklist
Checklist for Critical Reading
Analyzing a Sample Essay
The Box Man
Purpose and Audience
Method and Structure
Getting Started Through Drafting
Getting Started
Considering Your Subject and Purpose
Considering Your Audience
Discovering Ideas
Journal Writing
Using the Methods of Development
Forming a Thesis
Identifying Your Main Point
Drafting and Revising a Thesis Sentence
Creating a Plan
Thinking in Paragraphs
Considering the Introduction and Conclusion
Writing, Not Revising
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