9781413030372

We Are America : A Thematic Reader and Guide to Writing

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    9781413030372

  • ISBN10:

    1413030378

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/19/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

WE ARE AMERICA: A THEMATIC READER AND GUIDE TO WRITING introduces you to the writing process, basic reading skills, and the essential elements of effective writing. Inside are writing samples from college students. In addition, with the free handbook, easy-to-use study guides, and references to online exercises, this textbook is the one you'll use for future classes as well.

Table of Contents

First Steps
Writing About Reading
Writing Paragraphs: The Process
Revising Paragraphs
Writing Essays
Family and the Sense Of Self
A Sense of Place
Culture and Identify
Getting An Education
Self and Others
Men and Women
Immigrants
Between Cultures
Evaluating Experience
The Workplace
Examining Stereotypes
Against Injustice
Recognizing Verbs
Working With Verbs and Subjects
Revising for Verb-Subject and Noun-Pronoun Agreement
Coordinating Conjunctions and Other Connecting Words
Subordinating Conjunctions and Relative Pronouns
Correcting Fragments and Run-On Sentences
Making Logical Connections
Consistency of Person and Tense
Mechanics: A Few Basic Rules for Writers
Copyrights and Acknowledgments
Index
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