Summary: The third of a three-book series, College Writing Resources offers the same features and strengths that have made the lower-level texts in the series an instant success, and was written for the essay- and bridge-level course. Betsy Long's successful writing framework, the "Four Cs," is integrated into each chapter, showing students how to check their work for the elements of good writing at every stage of development. An appealing four-color design showcas ...show morees the photos and adds visual interest for an increasingly visual student body.
Adhering to the principle that more practice, greater practice, is central to helping the developing writer, the author has included a wealthy set of exercises for effective reinforcement. (A companion lab manual provides additional reinforcement for students.) Examples are drawn from a wide variety of sources-novels, newspapers, magazines-for high interest topics. Each chapter begins with a cultural note that builds students' cultural literacy and provides the context for the chapter's samples essays and exercises. ...show less
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