9780205662708

Penguin Handbook (clothbound), The (with MyCompLab NEW with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205662708

  • ISBN10:

    0205662706

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Expressly created to engage the visual and technological interests of todayrs"s students,The Penguin Handbookrevolutionized the way handbooks present information and ideas. With a highly visual design, unique coverage of visual rhetoric and visual literacy, superior coverage of technology, and distinctive coverage of writing for different purposes, the first edition established itself as the best-selling handbook to enter the market in fifteen years. The third edition of this extraordinary handbook with enhanced visual examples and coverage, completely revised and expanded documentation chapters, cutting edge coverage of language issues, and much more.

Table of Contents

Planning, Drafting, and Revising
Think as a Writer
Think about the process of communication
Think about how to persuade others
Think about your audience
Think about your credibility
Think about your purpose
Think about the complex demands of writing today
Plan and Draft
Think about the expectations of college readers
Establish your goals
Explore your topic
Write a working thesis
Plan a strategy
Compose a draft
Write as a member of a team
Compose Paragraphs
Focus your paragraphs
Organize your paragraphs
Make your paragraphs coherent
Consider paragraph length
Link across paragraphs
Write effective beginning and ending paragraphs
Rewrite, Edit, and Proofread
Switch from writer to reader
Learn strategies for rewriting
Respond to other writersrsquo; drafts
Edit for particular goals
Proofread carefully
Learn to edit the writing of others
Writing for Different Purposes
Read and View with a Critical Eye
Become a critical reader
Read actively
Recognize verbal fallacies
Become a critical viewer
Recognize visual fallacies
Write to Analyze  
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