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What version or edition is this?
This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 1/5/2007.
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Writing well is just a step away! Join the thousands of students who have learned to write well with Jean Wyrick's helpful instruction. STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS, Seventh Edition, is the ultimate step-by-step guide to writing effective essays. With Wyrick's clear, practical advice and student-friendly tone, you'll find it easy to begin, organize, and revise your writing-from choosing a topic to developing your essay to polishing your prose. Interesting readings in a variety of styles offer useful examples of the types of essays you'll most often be assigned in your composition and other college classes.
Table of Contents
|The Basics of the Short Essay|
|Getting Started (or Soup-Can Labels Can Be Fascinating)|
|Selecting a Subject|
|Finding Your Essay''s Purpose and Focus|
|Pump Primer Techniques|
|After You''ve Found Your Focus|
|Discovering Your Audience|
|How to Identify Your Readers|
|Keeping a Journal (Talking to Yourself Does Help)|
|The Thesis Statement|
|What Is a Thesis? What Does a ""Working Thesis"" Do? Can a ""Working Thesis'' Change? Guidelines for Writing a Good Thesis|
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