Summary: Organized by rhetorical purpose, this best-selling text gives students more help than any other first-year composition reader in learning to read other writers' texts critically and then using this skill to write their own. Chapter One introduces two general approaches to critical reading, showing students how to "read for meaning" and "read like a writer." Each of the following chapters then provides detailed guides to applying these approaches i ...show moren reading and writing a specific kind of discourse, ranging from autobiography to argument. Finally, two substantial appendices of specific strategies for critical reading and for research and documentation supplement this unusually complete guide to reading and writing. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 6TH 02
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