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For undergraduate Composition I and II courses. From the first edition,The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writershas focused on writing for a variety of purposes in a rhetorical situation. Although audience, context, and writing situation are important, a writerrs"s purpose should be and has always been the focal point of the sequence of assignments. The Prentice Hall Guidebegins with purposes that are important for the writer personally - observing and remembering - and then turns to more reader-based, academic purposes, including critical reading, expository writing, and argumentative writing. Each chapter in this sequence is self-contained, with introductions, guidelines, professional and student models, writing process advice, research tips, revising guidelines, peer review questions, and postscript reflections on the assignment. This compact, efficient guide touches on all the critical aspects of college writing - both personal and academic - within rich, self-contained chapters - no more flipping back and forth between sections to find appropriate guidelines, models, and writing process information.
Table of Contents
|Writing Myths and Rituals|
|Writing Fitness: Rituals and Practice Place, Time, and Tools|
|Energy and Attitude Keeping a Journal|
|Warming Up: Journal Exercises On Keeping a Journal|
|Situations, Purposes, and Processes for Writing|
|Rhetorical Situations Writer, Occasion, Purpose, Audience, Genre, Context|
|Purposes for Writing Writer-Based|
|Purposes Subject- and Audience-Based|
|Purposes Combinations of Purposes Subject, Purpose, and Thesis Purpose and Audience|
|Audience Analysis Purpose, Audience, and Genre|
|The Rhetorical Situation Purpose, Audience, and Context in Two Essays|
|The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl|
|I m OK, but You re Not|
|Dimensions of the Writing Process Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising|
|The Whole Process Writing with a Computer Warming Up: Journal Exercises|
|A Writing Process at Work: Collecting and Shaping Athletes and Education|
|On Writing Athletes and Education|
|A Writing Process at Work: Drafting and Revising From The Declaration of Independence|
|Observing Techniques for Writing About Observations|
|Observing People Observing Places From Sierra|
|Observing Objects Warming Up: Journal Exercises Take This Fish and Look at It|
|Observing: The Writing Process|
|Choosing a Subject Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising Peer Response Postscript on the Writing|
|Process Permanent Tracings|
|Remembering Techniques for Writing About Memories Remembering|
|Events Warming Up: Journal Exercises Lives on the Boundary|
|Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self|
|C sar Ch vez Saved My Life|
|Remembering: The Writing Process Choosing a Subject Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising|
|Peer Response Postscript on the Writing|
|Process The Wind Catcher|
|The Red Chevy|
|Reading Techniques for Writing about Reading|
|Strategies Guidelines for Class Discussion|
|Summarizing and Responding to an Essay|
|Teach Diversity with a Smile|
|Summarizing Responding Warming Up: Journal Exercises Letter to America|
|Responses to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change|
|Reading and Writing Processes Choosing a Subject|
|Teaching Tolerance in America|
|Collecting, Shaping, Drafting, Revising Avoiding Plagiarism Peer|
|Response Postscript on the Writing Process Letter to Margaret Atwood|
|Two Responses to Deborah Tannen|
|Analyzing & Designing Visuals|
|Techniques for Analyzing Visuals|
|Analyzing Visuals with Text|
|Analyzing Visuals in Context Progress or Not|
|Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945|
|Who s a Looter?|
|Analyzing the Genre of the Visual Rhetorical|
|Appeals to the Audience Designing Visuals|
|Techniques for Designing Visuals|
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