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Write Nowis the only English composition textbook that convinces students that writing is important in school, in the workplace, and in their lives. It is a concise, visually appealing, all-inclusive rhetoric, reader, research guide, and handbook. Write Nowincludes career-based writing examples as well as traditional, contemporary, and multicultural readings. It introduces a new approach to writing tasks called the rhetorical star and a new seven-step writing process that emphasizes revision. The writing style is highly accessible for students at a career college, community college, or university.
Table of Contents
PART ONE Introduction to Writing: Why Writing is Important for Success
Chapter 1. Getting Started with Writing
Chapter 2. The Writing Process
Chapter 3. Writing Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays
Chapter 4. The Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Connection
PART TWO Writing Strategies: Why Writing Strategies Can Be Combined
Chapter 5. Narrating: Memories
Chapter 6. Describing: Media and Popular Culture
Chapter 7. Explaining a Process: Cultures and Traditions
Chapter 8. Comparing and Contrasting: Computers and Technology
Chapter 9. Analyzing Causes and Effects: Health and Medicine
Chapter 10. Persuading: Men and Women
Chapter 11. Evaluating: Film and the Arts
Chapter 12. Solving a Problem: Crime and Justice
PART THREE Research Guide: Why Research Skills are Essential