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From Idea to Essay : A Rhetoric, Reader, and Handbook - 9th edition

From Idea to Essay : A Rhetoric, Reader, and Handbook (ISBN10: 0205318746; ISBN13: 9780205318742)
ISBN13: 978-0205318742
ISBN10: 0205318746

Summary: This systematic rhetoric-reader- handbook carefully directs the process of essay writing. It provides numerous samples of writing through readings, specific guidelines on how to approach each rhetorical mode, writing assignments for each mode, and student and professional models of completed assignments. The book covers nine rhetorical modes and includes a complete unit on the research paper and a comprehensive handbook section. Prereading, prewriting, and writing ex
ercises offer guidance in the fundamentals of reading and writing. All chapters in Part II, ''Writing the Essay,'' follow the same pedagogical structure: Readings for Ideas: story and poem; How to Write: writing assignment, specific instructions, professional model, student model, and alternate readings; Additional Writing Assignments; Rewriting Assignment; Photo Writing Assignment. Photo Writing Assignments give students practice in writing about what they see, rather than only about what they've read. Part III, ''The Research Paper,'' includes two research papers written in MLA and APA documentation styles. Part IV, ''A Handbook,'' includes exercises with answers at the back to provide immediate feedback for self-grading. For anyone interested in composition.
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Summary: This systematic rhetoric-reader- handbook carefully directs the process of essay writing. It provides numerous samples of writing through readings, specific guidelines on how to approach each rhetorical mode, writing assignments for each mode, and student and professional models of completed assignments. The book covers nine rhetorical modes and includes a complete unit on the research paper and a comprehensive handbook section. Prereading, prewriting, and writing exercises offer guidance in the fundamentals of reading and writing. All chapters in Part II, ''Writing the Essay,'' follow the same pedagogical structure: Readings for Ideas: story and poem; How to Write: writing assignment, specific instructions, professional model, student model, and alternate readings; Additional Writing Assignments; Rewriting Assignment; Photo Writing Assignment. Photo Writing Assignments give students practice in writing about what they see, rather than only about what they've read. Part III, ''The Research Paper,'' includes two research papers written in MLA and APA documentation styles. Part IV, ''A Handbook,'' includes exercises with answers at the back to provide immediate feedback for self-grading. For anyone interested in composition. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 9TH 01
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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