Summary: Writing by Choiceis a comprehensive, detailed, and widely applicable approach to developing skills in writing in the academic, business, and personal realms. Author Eric Henderson understands the challenges inherent in communicating clearly, thoughtfully, and effectively. He also believes that while essential, guidelines and rules should enhance, rather than hamper, thought and expression. At the heartWriting by Choice, then, is focused on helping student writers make informed choice ...show mores among the many variables that present themselves in different types of writing. A host of individual and collaborative exercises encourage students to engage with the acts of reading and writing and appreciate their interconnectedness, while sample readings and essays highlight key concepts in a tangible, useable format.
This new edition ofWriting by Choicecontinues to focus on the three common types of student essays (expository, argumentative, literary) and increases its coverage of topics relevant to today's classroom, such as electronic research, source reliability, diction and vocabulary, and writing across the disciplines. Once againWriting by Choiceis a definitive volume for giving students the tools they need to rise to every writing occasion. ...show less
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