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Models for Writers

Models for Writers - 11th edition

Models for Writers - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780312552015

ISBN10: 0312552017

Models for Writers by Alfred Rosa - ISBN 9780312552015
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2012
International: No
Models for Writers by Alfred Rosa - ISBN 9780312552015

ISBN13: 9780312552015

ISBN10: 0312552017

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 12

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Summary

It's a simple, best-selling combination that has worked for thousands of students - short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models for Writers continues to offer thought-provoking selections organized to demonstrate not only the rhetorical patterns that students will use in their own essays but also the elements and language that will make those essays effective. This edition offers more coverage of the key elements of academic writing, including new strategies for writing a research paper and a section on writing a reflective essay.

Author Bio

Paul Eschholz and Alfred Rosa are professors emeriti of English at the University of Vermont. They have directed statewide writing programs and conducted numerous workshops throughout the country on writing and the teaching of writing. Eschholz and Rosa have collaborated on a number of best-selling texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Subject & Strategy, Twelfth Edition; with Virginia Clark, Language Awareness, Tenth Edition; with Virginia Clark and Beth Simon, Language: Readings in Language and Culture, Seventh Edition; and Outlooks and Insights: A Reader for College Writers, Fourth Edition. Eschholz and Rosa have one of the longest-running writing partnerships in college textbook publishing, extending back to 1971.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: On Reading and Writing Well
1 The Writing Process
2 From Reading to Writing
Part Two: The Elements of the Essay
3 Thesis
4 Unity
5 Organization
6 Beginnings and Endings
7 Paragraphs
8 Transitions
9 Effective Sentences
10 Writing with Sources
Part Three: The Language of the Essay
11 Diction and Tone
12 Figurative Language
Part Four: Types of Essays
13 Illustration
14 Narration
15 Description
16 Process Analysis
17 Definition
18 Division and Classification
19 Comparison and Contrast
20 Cause and Effect
21 Argument
22 Brief Guide to Writing a Research Paper

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