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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 2/9/2006.
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This critical thinking workbook, written by Lois Fichner-Rathus, helps enhance students' interpretive and compositional skills.
Table of Contents
|Kinds of Writing||p. 2|
|Critical Thinking||p. 3|
|Some Features of Critical Thinking||p. 3|
|Recognizing Common Fallacies in Arguments||p. 5|
|Guidelines for Analyzing Works of Art||p. 7|
|Analyzing the Setting||p. 8|
|Analyzing the Materials and Techniques||p. 8|
|Analyzing the Use of the Plastic Elements of Art||p. 9|
|Analyzing the Composition||p. 12|
|Analyzing Levels of Content||p. 12|
|Referring to the History of Art||p. 13|
|Considering the Title||p. 14|
|Guidelines for Good Writing||p. 15|
|Complete the Assignment||p. 15|
|Write for Your Audience||p. 15|
|Write Clearly and Simply||p. 15|
|Be Willing to Make Mistakes||p. 15|
|Keep a Notebook or Journal||p. 15|
|Determine Length Intelligently||p. 16|
|Avoid Plagiarism||p. 16|
|Pick a Topic||p. 17|
|Delimit the Topic||p. 18|
|Write a Thesis Statement||p. 18|
|Don't Wait for Inspiration-Get Going!||p. 18|
|Make an Outline||p. 19|
|Compose a Draft||p. 20|
|A Closer Look||p. 22|
|Overcoming Writer's Block||p. 22|
|Revise the Paper||p. 22|
|Proofread the Paper||p. 25|
|Importance of Proofreading||p. 25|
|Tips for Proofreading||p. 25|
|Proofread to Correct Common Writing Errors||p. 26|
|Produce the Final Copy||p. 26|
|Table 1: Common Errors in English Usage and How to Correct Them||p. 28|
|Writing Exercises 1-40||p. 35|
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