Four in One : Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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This all-in-one rhetoric, reader, research paper guide, and brief handbook provides a flexible, comprehensive resource that fully integrates critical thinking into sections on the writing process and patterns of organization. This text provides a flexible, comprehensive resource that integrates critical thinking into sections on the writing process and patterns of organization. Writing guide, handbook, research guide. General Interest

Table of Contents

Effective Thinking
Creative and Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking Basics
Critical Thinking and Reasoning
Writing College Essays
Preparing to Write an Essay
The Composing Process: Prewriting and Informal Planning
Writing a Thesis Statement and a Formal Plan
Writing Paragraphs for a Rough Draft
Responses to a Rough Draft: Instructor and Peer Comments
Revising a Rough Draft: Structure, Paragraphs, and Sentences
Preparing to Submit an Essay
Development Patterns
Description: Rendering Experience
Narration: Connecting Events
Examples: Illustrating Experience
Comparison: Showing Similarities and Differences
Cause and Effect: Exploring Reasons and Results
Process Analysis: Explaining Step by Step
Classification and Division: Analyzing and Arranging Experience
Definition: Creating Impressions
Argument: Convincing Others
The Research Essay
Finding and Researching a Topic
Evaluating Internet Resources
Writing the Research Essay
Documenting Sources in a Research Essay.? MLA Style Documentation. APA Style Documentation
Writing for Other Purposes
Writing about Literature
Writing about Images
Writing for an Essay Exam
Writing for Business: Letters, Resumes, Memos, FAXes, and E-Mail
Readings For Writers
Critical Reading
Contemporary Essays for Study
When Moe Hits Larry
I Want a Wife
Love, Internet Style
The Myth of the Latin Woman
About Men
How Urban Myths Reveal Society's Fears
Why Men Marry
Becoming Desensitized to Hate Words
No Tears for Frankie
Americanization Is Tough on Macho
Crack and the Box
Good as a Gun: When Cameras Define War
Why We Crave Horror Movies
Watching My Back
Cop Diary
The Case for Torture
Do We Fear the Right Things?
Well, It Seemed Like a Good Idea
Adam and Steve Together Again
Animal Rights, Human Rights
Proud To Be a Speciesist
Technology in Revers
Black Men and Public Places
Mother Tongue
Sex, Lies, and Conversation
Anatomy of a Joke
TV Addiction
Enduring Essays for Study
Politics and the English Language
The Fate of the Earth
On Natural Death
Why I Went to the Woods
The Damned Human Race
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