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Steps to Writing Well With Additional Readings

Steps to Writing Well With Additional Readings - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0155054516

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ISBN13: 978-0155054516
ISBN10: 0155054511
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 99
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1999
International: No

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Steps to Writing Well With Additional Readings - 4TH 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155054516

Jean Wyrick

ISBN13: 978-0155054516
ISBN10: 0155054511
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 99
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

This classic composition text retains its informal, straightforward writing style and its thorough coverage of short essay basics. Student and professional sample essays provide solid models to reinforce discussions and take students down a logical path toward effective writing. The fourth edition of Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings offers 25-30% new reading selections.

Features

  • The seventh edition introduces two new chapters entitled Combining Writing Strategies and Writing about Literature.
  • Revised Narration and Description chapters connect these strategies more overtly to the thesis-bearing essay.
  • The section on research now includes coverage of locating, evaluating, using, and documenting electronic sources.
  • New placement of the Reading/Writing chapter separates the material on the writing process from the explanation of the readings

Table of Contents

I. The Basics of the Short Essay

1. Prewriting
2. The Thesis Statement
3. The Body Paragraphs
4. Beginnings and Endings
5. Drafting and Revision: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
6. Effective Sentences
7. Word Logic
8. The Reading-Writing Connection

II. Purposes, Modes and Strategies

9. Exposition
10. Argumentation
11. Description
12. Narration
13. Putting It All Together: Multiple Strategies

III. Special Assignments

14. Writing a Paper Using Research
15. Writing an Essay about Literature
16. Writing In-Class Assignments

IV. A Concise Handbook

17. Major Errors in Grammar
18. A Concise Guide to Punctuation
19. A Concise Guide to Mechanics

V. Additional Readings

20. Example
21. Process Analysis
22. Comparison/Contrast
23. Definition
24. Division/Classification
25. Casual Analysis
26. Argumentation
27. Description
28. Narration
29. Multiple Strategies
30. Literature




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