Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings

This 10th edition features useful new visual learning aids; many new student samples, professional readings, and advertisements; new essay assignments that promote using sources and multiple rhetorical strategies; a new organization for ...

Author: Jean Wyrick

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305854802

Category: Education

Page: 768

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With the most coverage of the writing process and the most professional readings, STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS has helped thousands of students learn to write effective academic essays. Jean Wyrick’s text is known for its student-friendly, approachable tone and the way it presents rhetorical strategies for composing essays in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. With thoughtful instruction, almost 70 student and professional readings, and a wealth of short and long assignments, the text gives students the models and practice they need to write well-constructed essays with confidence. This 10th edition features useful new visual learning aids; many new student samples, professional readings, and advertisements; new essay assignments that promote using sources and multiple rhetorical strategies; a new organization for expository writing assignments and research; and updated discussions of drafting and reading multimodal texts. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Writer s Way with 2016 MLA Update Card

While this text is intended to be used in the classroom, it's very much based on the concept that there is little difference between writing in school and writing in the real world. Offering frank advice in a supportive, encouraging ...

Author: Jack Rawlins

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: 1337284955

Category: Education

Page: 448

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THE WRITER'S WAY is based on two core principles: (1) good writing begins when you know your audience and write for the right reasons; and (2) knowing your audience and having good reasons to write will teach you everything you need to know about technique. Based on a "whole language approach," THE WRITER'S WAY, Ninth Edition, is a dynamic, process-centered paperback rhetoric with readings. While this text is intended to be used in the classroom, it's very much based on the concept that there is little difference between writing in school and writing in the "real world." Offering frank advice in a supportive, encouraging tone, the authors lead you step by step through the writing process, from pre-writing to polishing the final draft. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

COMPACT Literature

Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments.

Author: Laurie G. Kirszner

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: 1337284971

Category: Academic writing

Page: 1684

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Learn how to write about literature the convenient, affordable way! COMPACT LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING,9E helps you succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments. Demonstrating that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate, the text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature with full coverage of critical thinking and argument. Sampler chapters on fiction, poetry, and drama involve you in the variety and diversity of literature through brief, accessible works that showcase representative selections from four popular contemporary literary subgenres. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

The Writer s Way

While this book is intended to be used in a classroom, it's very much based on the concept that there is little difference between writing in school and writing in the “real world.” Offering frank advice in a supportive, encouraging ...

Author: Jack Rawlins

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285438542

Category: Education

Page: 448

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The spirit of THE WRITER'S WAY remains in the ninth edition, as do its two core principles: (1) good writing begins when writers know their audience and write for the right reasons; and (2) knowing their audience and having good reasons to write will teach users everything they need to know about technique. Based on a “whole language approach,” THE WRITER'S WAY is a dynamic, process-centered paperback rhetoric with readings. While this book is intended to be used in a classroom, it's very much based on the concept that there is little difference between writing in school and writing in the “real world.” Offering frank advice in a supportive, encouraging tone, the authors lead readers step by step through the writing process, from pre-writing to polishing the final draft. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Pocket Cengage Handbook

This seventh edition of THE POCKET CENGAGE HANDBOOK provides up-to-date, realistic advice for today’s digital-age students.

Author: Laurie Kirszner

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 9781305667938

Category: Education

Page: 448

View: 160

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This seventh edition of THE POCKET CENGAGE HANDBOOK provides up-to-date, realistic advice for today’s digital-age students. Instructors and students alike will find it clearly written, thorough, easy to navigate, and indispensable for use in college courses and beyond. As the authors of several composition handbooks, Kirszner and Mandell are consistently praised for their instinct for teaching, clarity, and student-friendliness, successfully bringing their student-centered approach to their discussion of writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Hodges Harbrace Handbook

The first step toward engaging an audience is being interested or experienced in
the subject yourself. When subjects are important to you, they usually interest
readers, especially when you write with a clear purpose and use well-chosen ...

Author: Cheryl Glenn

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305854741

Category: Education

Page: 848

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Continuously evolving to address the needs of today's students, THE HODGES HARBRACE HANDBOOK, 19th Edition, guides student writers in developing their understanding of the rhetorical situation. This understanding enables even those students with minimal experience or confidence in their writing to learn to write more effectively--to choose the most pertinent information, arrange it well, and use the most appropriate language when writing for an audience. This grammar-first handbook provides comprehensive coverage of grammar, style, punctuation, mechanics, writing, and research--all presented in the context of rhetorical concerns, including the writer, reader, message, context, and purpose. Like all of its predecessors, the nineteenth edition provides both teachers and students the ease of reference and attention to detail that have made the HARBRACE handbooks THE standard of reliability since 1941. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Analytically with Readings

The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides step-by-step instructions for effective analysis and thesis and paper development.

Author: David Rosenwasser

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285436474

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 928

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Clear, concise, and extremely practical, WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive academic writing--skills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout your education and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a methodical approach to what many consider to be the primary activity of academic discourse--careful analysis. The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides step-by-step instructions for effective analysis and thesis and paper development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

COMPACT Literature Reading Reacting Writing

Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments.

Author: Laurie Kirszner

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 9781305092167

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1792

View: 765

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Learn how to write about literature the convenient, affordable way! COMPACT LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING helps you succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments. Demonstrating that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate, the text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature with full coverage of critical thinking and argument. Sample chapters on fiction, poetry, and drama involve you in the variety and diversity of literature through brief, accessible works that showcase representative selections from four popular contemporary literary subgenres. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Today

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134175133

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 832

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab search for: 0133970396 / 9780133970395 Writing Today Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Glue in Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Inside Star Sticker 032198465X / 9780321984654 Writing Today MyWritingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Organized by genre–practical for college and career Accessible to students and flexible for instructors, Writing Today, Third Edition introduces students to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary student and professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The 42 short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that students will transfer the skills and strategies practiced in your class to their other classes, their lives, and their careers. From its graphic “Quick Start Guides” to its “Write This” prompts, Writing Today challenges students to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. Also available with MyWritingLab™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab — an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.

Quick Access

Designed for easy use and speedy entry into all topics, this book welcomes students into a conversation about becoming better writers.

Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134123506

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

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For courses in first-year composition. The most balanced coverage of the writing process, grammar, research, and other issues important to today's students Perfect for students seeking support at any stage of the writing process, Quick Access: Reference for Writers, Eighth Edition continues its emphasis on critical thinking and reading as fundamental skills, integral to quality writing and sound research practices. Trusted authors Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse provide everything that composition students need -- how to write college papers, use and document sources, write online, write with visuals, master grammar, and use correct punctuation. Designed for easy use and speedy entry into all topics, this book welcomes students into a conversation about becoming better writers. Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab search for: 0134140168 / 9780134140162 Quick Access Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134123506 / 9780134123509 Quick Access