Edition: 2nd 2003
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Provides students with a concise guide to essays, covering the prewriting and writing stages, and gives instructions on the writing pattern within each of the rhetorical modes. Also included are a research paper unit and a grammar guide.
List price: $20.36
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/27/2002
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Contents 1. The Essay and Its Parts The Essay Defined A Sample Essay... "Razor Wire Sweat Lodge" Leah The Thesis Defined Sources for the Thesis Writing the Thesis Patterns of Support for the Thesis Special Paragraphs Within the Essay Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: The Essay and Its Parts 2. The Writing Process: Prewriting The Writing Process Defined Prewriting Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Prewriting 3. The Writing Process: Writing, Revising, and Editing Writing Your First Draft Revising Your Writing Revising and Editing Your Writing Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Writing, Revising, and Editing 4. Descriptive Narration: Moving Through Time and Space A Natural Combination of Narration and Description The Narrative Pattern The Descriptive Pattern Order for the Descriptive Narrative: Time and Space Examining Essays of Descriptive Narrative Practicing Patterns of Descriptive Narration Topics for Essays of Descriptive Narration Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Descriptive Narration 5. Exemplification: Writing with Examples Writing Essays of Exemplification Examining Essays of Exemplification Practicing Patterns of Exemplification Topics for Essays of Exemplification Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Exemplification 6. Analysis by Division: Examining the Parts Writing Essays of Analysis by Division Examining Essays of Analysis by Division Practicing Patterns of Analysis by Division Topics for Essays of Analysis by Division Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Analysis by Division 7. Process Analysis: Writing about Doing Writing Essays of Process Analysis Examining Essays of Process Analysis Practicing Patterns of Process Analysis Topics for Essays of Process Analysis Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Process Analysis 8. Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Results Writing Essays of Cause and Effect Examining Essays of Cause and Effect Practicing Patterns of Cause and Effect Topics for Essays of Cause and Effect Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Cause and Effect 9. Classification: Establishing Groups Writing Essays of Classification Examining Essays of Classification Practicing Patterns of Classification Topics for Essays of Classification Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Classification 10. Comparison and Contrast: Showing Similarities and Differences Writing Essays of Comparison and Contrast Examining Essays of Comparison and Contrast Practicing Patterns of Comparison and Contrast Topics for Essays of Comparison and Contrast Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Comparison and Contrast 11. Definition: Clarifying Terms Writing Essays of Definition Examining Essays of Definition Practicing Patterns of Definition Topics for Essays of Definition Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Definition 12. Argument: Writing to Influence Writing Essays of Argument Examining Essays of Argument Practicing Patterns of Argument Topics for Essays of Argument Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Argument Appendix A. The Research Paper The Research Paper Defined Ten Steps to Writing a Research Paper Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: The Research Paper Appendix B Subjects and Verbs Kinds of Sentences Sentence Problems Sentence Combining Parallel Structure Verbs Pronouns Adjectives and Adverbs Punctuations Capitalization Index