9780321408969

The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing, Brief Edition

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    9780321408969

  • ISBN10:

    0321408969

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Writing: A Guide for College and Beyonduses written instruction and visual tools to teach how to read, write, and research effectively for different purposes. Teaches how to read, write and research. Writing Guidelines, Critical Reading, Research. General Interest, Writing.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Writer as Explorer
Making Discoverie
Look with new eyes
Make discoveries
Find a territory
Use guides
Reading to Explor?
Become a critical reader
Look with a critical eye
Read actively
Recognize fallacies
Respond as a reader
Planning a Journe?
Determine your direction
Write a thesis
Plan your route
Returning and Revisin?
See again
Evaluate your draft
Respond to others
Pay attention to details?
The Writer as Guide
Writing in Colleg?
Understand the demands of writing in college
Think about your aim
Think about your genre
Writing Effectivel?
Understand the rhetorical situation
Think about your audience
Think about your credibility
Become a successful writer
Got Roddick?
Reflectin?
Writing reflections
An effective reflection
Some Lines for a Younger Brother . . .
How to read reflections
Editorial
Two Ways to Belong in America
Short story
A Blizzard under Blue Sky
Memoir
Arrival: 1960
Essay
Let it Snow
Blog
Just Another Soldier
Essay
Why I Hunt: A Predator's Meditation
Essay
Mother Tongue
How to write a reflection
Student example
The Miracle Quilt
Projects
Observin?
Writing observations
An effective observation
Living Like Weasels
How to read observations
Travel account
The First Descent of the Grand Canyon
Photo essay
Photographs of Japanese-Americans at Manzanar
Essay
A Small Place
Article
Low Wages, Strong Backs
Travel account
The Travelogue of an Astronomer
How to write an observation
Student example
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