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Write Now

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780073397078

ISBN10:
0073397075
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/4/2011
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/4/2011.
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Summary

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

Chapter 13. Planning and Writing a Research Paper

Chapter 14. Documenting a Research Paper

Chapter 15. Giving an Effective Oral Presentation



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