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Super Review : College and University Writing

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ISBN13:

9780878911851

ISBN10:
0878911855
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/2/2000
Publisher(s):
Research & Education Assn

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Summary

Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The College & University Writing Super Review will help you prepare to write on a college level. Topics include reading skills, basic composition, writing about literature, research assignments, and creative writing. Sample essays show the correct and incorrect ways to prepare writing assignments. Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!DETAILS- From cover to cover, each in-depth topic review is easy-to-follow and easy-to-grasp - Perfect when preparing for homework, quizzes, and exams!- Review questions after each topic that highlight and reinforce key areas and concepts- Student-friendly language for easy reading and comprehension- Includes quizzes that test your understanding of the subject

Table of Contents

Introduction to College and University Writing
What Professors Want
1(1)
The Curriculum of College and University Writing
2(2)
Why Writing and Reading are Essential Skills
4(1)
Preparing for a Writing Course
5(2)
A Brief Review of Reading Skills and the Reading Process
The Steps of the Active Reading Process
7(1)
The Initial Reading
8(2)
Response to Reading
10(3)
Reviewing 1: Re-Reading for Thesis, Logical Development, and Content or Supporting Evidence
13(1)
Reviewing 2: Checking for Unusual or New Vocabulary
13(2)
Formulating A Critical Response
15(5)
The Power and Types of Reading in College
20(6)
Working with the Writing Process
Review of the Writing Process
26(1)
Time Management
27(1)
Prewriting
28(7)
Interviewing
35(1)
Researching
35(1)
Outlining
35(4)
Drafting
39(3)
Revising
42(2)
Editing
44(3)
Proofreading
47(6)
Final Copy
53(9)
Quiz: Introduction---Working with the Writing Process
56(6)
Types of Papers in Basic Composition
Euclid and the Logic of Basic Composition
62(5)
Point of View: Narrative in the First Person or Third Person
67(1)
Patterns of Organization
68(5)
Definition
73(1)
Process or Procedure Analysis
73(1)
Classification Analysis
74(1)
Casual Analysis
74(6)
Problem/Solution
80(4)
Comparison/Contrast
84(9)
Argumentation
93(8)
Writing About Literature
Elements of the Work
101(3)
The Structural Elements of Fiction, Drama, and Poetry
104(7)
Characters/Methods of Characterization
111(9)
Dialogue
120(1)
Figurative Language and Tone: Image, Metaphor, Symbol, and Myth
120(12)
Archetypal Patterns and Common Themes in Literature
132(14)
Quiz: Types of Papers---Writing about Literature
141(5)
Some Basics about Good Style
Format
146(2)
Diction
148(10)
Sentence Style
158(3)
Narrative Stance: ``I'' vs. ``It,'' ``He,'' ``She,'' or ``They''
161(1)
Numbers
161(2)
Punctuation
163(13)
Quiz: Some Basics About Good Style
172(4)
Handling Research Assignments
Planning Time
176(5)
Original vs. Derivative Research
181(1)
Primary and Secondary Sources
182(2)
Outlining: The Fundamental Form for Research Papers
184(11)
Quiz: Handling Research Assignments
191(4)
Essay Tests
Successfully Taking Essay Tests
195

Excerpts

What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you
not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!


Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director
What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you
not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!


Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director


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