Curious Writer, The, Brief Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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The Curious Writer by Bruce Ballenger is an assignment-oriented, all-in-one rhetoric-reader-handbook that stresses the connections between personal and academic writing. This reader-rhetoric stresses the connections between personal and academic writing. Personal essays, writing profiles, writing proposals, research and documentation General Interest; Improving Writing

Table of Contents

Preface Student
The Spirit Of Inquiry
Writing as Inquiry Motives for Writing Beliefs About Writing
What Do You Believe?
One Student's Response
Inquiring into the Details
Unlearning Unhelpful Beliefs
The Beliefs of This Book
Inquiring into the Details
Writing Situations and Rhetorical Choices
Habits of Mind Start with Questions
Not Answers Suspend Judgment Search for Surprise
A Roomful of Details One Student's Response: Margaret's
Journal Inquiring into the Details: Invention Strategies Writing as a Process
Recognizing the Challenges
What Is Your Process?
Thinking About Your Process
Linear versus Recursive Models Dialectical Thinking
Practicing Dialectical Thinking One Student's Response
Journal Writing with Computers
Overcome Your Own
Challenges Using What You Have Learned
Reading as Inquiry Motives for Reading Beliefs About Reading
What Do You Believe?
Reading Situations and Rhetorical Choices
Reading as a Process Linear versus Recursive Models
Reading Strategies Reading
Thoreau, Excerpt from Walden
Inquiring into the Details: Reading Perspectives
Dialectical Thinking Writing with Computers
Believing and Doubting
Practicing Dialectical
Thinking Reading: Bruce Ballenger
"The Importance of Writing Badly"
One Student's Response: Todd's Journal
Inquiring into the Details
The Double-Entry Journal Adapting to Unfamiliar
Reading Situations
Further Practice: Untangling
Academic Prose Reading
Excerpt from The Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation
Inquiring into the Details: Encountering Unfamiliar Genres "Reading" The Visual Learning the Grammar of Images Some Strategies for Reading Images
Reading Images The "Look" of Writing Using What You Have Learned
Ways of Inquiring Opening
Questions for Inquiry Exploration
Explanation Evaluation Reflection Practicing
Inquiry Reading: Bruce Ballenger
"How Much Should We Care What Happens to Animals"
Exploring Within and Without
Reading: Frank Bruni, excerpt from "It Died for Us"
One Student's Response
Explaining to Yourself
Explaining to Others One Student's Response
Evaluating the Arguments One Student's Response: Daniel's Journal
Reflecting on the Process One Student's Response: Daniel's Journal
Symphonic Inquiry Inquiring into the Details: Time to Write Using What You Have Learned
Inquiry Projects
Writing a Personal Essay Writing About
Experience Motives for Writing a Personal
Essay Personal
Essays and Academic Writing
Features of the Form Personal
Essay: Anne-Marie Oomen
"The Barn" Inquiring into the Essay
Personal Essay: Naomi Shibab Nye
"Long Overdue" Inquiring into the Essay
Personal Essay: Judith Ortiz Cofer
"One More Lesson" Inquiring into the Essay
Seeing the Form: Self Portrait by Frances Benjamin
Johnston The Writing Process
Thinking About Subjects Generating
Ideas One Student's Response: Margaret's Journal
Inquiring into the Details: Clustering or Mapping
Judging What You Have Writing the Sketch
Writing with Computers Student Sketch
"The Way I Remember" Moving from Sketch to Draft
Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More
Information Composing the Draft
Workshopping the Draft Writing with Computers
Revising the Draft Polishing the Dr
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