9780205298556

The Macmillan Writer: Rhetoric and Reader : Brief Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205298556

  • ISBN10:

    0205298559

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Designed for instructors who prefer to teach composition with a separate handbook or some other combination of texts, this brief edition of The Macmillan Writer, Fourth Edition, contains everything from the very popular regular edition except the Handbook. Students get a rhetoric, reader, and research guide as well as plentiful exercises all in a shorter and more economical volume.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE READING PROCESS 1(13)
Becoming a Strong Reader
3(10)
PART II: THE WRITING PROCESS 13(130)
Getting Started Through Prewriting
15(21)
Identifying a Thesis
36(8)
Supporting the Thesis with Evidence
44(9)
Organizing the Evidence
53(10)
Writing the Paragraphs in the First Draft
63(29)
Revising Overall Meaning, Structure, and Paragraph Development
92(13)
Revising Sentences and Words
105(28)
Editing and Proofreading
133(10)
PART III: THE PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT 143(354)
An Overview of the Patterns of Development
145(8)
Description
153(34)
Narration
187(36)
Illustration
223(36)
Division-Classification
259(37)
Process Analysis
296(38)
Comparison-Contrast
334(35)
Cause-Effect
369(35)
Definition
404(31)
Argumentation-Persuasion
435(62)
PART IV: THE RESEARCH PAPER 497(102)
Selecting a Subject, Using the Library and the Internet, and Taking Notes
499(54)
Writing The Research Paper
553(46)
PART V: THE LITERARY PAPER AND EXAM ESSAY 599(2)
Writing about Literature
601(21)
Writing Exam Essays
622

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