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The best-selling college rhetoric for nearly 25 years, The St. Martinís Guide has achieved an unparalleled record of success by providing practical innovations for the ever-changing composition course. Comprehensive yet flexible, The Guideís acclaimed step by step guides to each type of writing offer sure fire invention strategies to get students started, combined with thorough advice on critical reading, working with sources, and careful revision.
Axelrod and Cooperís class tested guidance on visual rhetoric, online teaching and learning, and more is available for instructors who incorporate these topics into their courses but not intrusive, for those who donít.
The new edition has been re-engineered to reflect and build on the actual writing processes of students and does even more to prepare them for the writing they will do in other college courses.
CHARLES R. COOPER is an emeritus professor in the department of literature at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as coordinator of the Third College Composition Program, Dimensions of Culture Program, and Campus Writing Programs. He has also been co-director of the San Diego Writing Project, one of the National Writing Project Centers. He is coeditor, with Lee Odell, of Evaluating Writing and Research on Composing: Points of Departure.
Together, they have coauthored Axelrod and Cooper’s Concise Guide to Writing and, with Allison Warriner, Reading Critically, Writing Well (Bedford/St. Martin’s).
Table of Contents
Chapter 11: A Catalog of Invention Strategies
Chapter 12: A Catalog of Reading Strategies
PART III. WRITING STRATEGIES
Chapter 13: Cueing the Reader
Chapter 14: Narrating
Chapter 15: Describing
Chapter 16: Defining
Chapter 17: Classifying
Chapter 18: Comparing and Contrasting
Chapter 19: Arguing
*Chapter 20: Analyzing Visuals
Chapter 22: Field Research
Chapter 26: Essay Examinations
Chapter 27: Writing Portfolios
Chapter 28: Oral Presentations
Chapter 29: Working with Others
Chapter 30: Writing in Your Community
Index for ESL Writers