9780155071551

Sundance Writer

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155071551

  • ISBN10:

    0155071556

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/15/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The Sundance Writer is a comprehensive rhetoric/reader/research guide and grammar handbook all in one reasonably priced paperback text. This text's origin is the successful Sundance Reader by Mark Connelly and incorporates the majority of the reader's material into the reader portion of The Sundance Writer.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
Expanded Contents xv
Why Write?
1(10)
Part One: The Rhetoric
The Writing Process: An Overview
11(9)
The Writing Context
20(23)
Critical Thinking: Seeing with a Writer's Eye
43(17)
Prewriting Strategies: Getting Started
60(10)
Developing a Thesis
70(9)
Supporting a Thesis
79(10)
Organizing Ideas
89(16)
Writing the First Draft
105(20)
Revising and Rewriting
125(14)
Editing and Proofreading
139(11)
Special Writing Contexts
150(13)
Part Two: The Reader
Becoming a Critical Reader: Reading with a ``Writer's Eye''
163(9)
Description: Presenting Impressions
172(37)
Narration: Relating Events
209(35)
Example: Presenting Illustrations
244(30)
Definition: Establishing Meaning
274(30)
Comparison and Contrast: Indicating Similarities and Differences
304(35)
Process: Explaining How Things Work and Giving Directions
339(42)
Division and Classification: Separating into Parts and Rating Categories
381(38)
Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Measuring Results
419(44)
Argument and Persuasion: Influencing Readers
463(54)
Part Three: Special Writing Situations
The Essay Examination
517(9)
Writing about Literature
526(18)
Business and Professional Writing
544(19)
Part Four: The Research Paper
Conducting Research
563(32)
Writing the Research Paper
595(52)
Part Five: Grammar and Handbook
Grammar
647(14)
The Handbook
661
Credits C--1
Index I--1

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