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A perfect guide for those interested in composition, this user-friendly reader offers an abundance of interesting and appealing essay examples, easily implemented classroom suggestions, and varied writing assignments. Presents 64 selections that demonstrate how writers organize and structure their essay using the four traditional modes of discourse -- narration, description, exposition, and argumentation. Features a wide range of essays -- from classic to contemporary selections, and including 23 new essays on current topics like electronic communication, e-mail, cyberspace, and the Internet -- all arranged in difficulty from fairly simple to somewhat complex. Provides prewriting and rewriting suggestions to emphasize the writing process. Contains a chapter on how to write an essay, with advice on every stage of the writing process. Examines how to gather and use information from electronic sources, including tips about keyword searches and web search engines. Now comes with its own web site.
Table of Contents
|How to Read an Essay||p. 1|
|How to Write an Essay||p. 16|
|Gathering and Using Examples||p. 39|
|Division and Classification||p. 177|
|Comparison and Contrast||p. 228|
|Cause and Effect||p. 331|
|Argumentation and Persuasion||p. 427|
|Finding, Using, and Documenting Sources||p. 550|
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