At a Glance: Essays

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-02-11
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Quick, comprehensive writing guidance at a low cost--the At a Glance series can be paired with any developmental title or used independently. This flexible series includes a separate textbook for sentences, paragraphs, essays, and a reader. Each book features clear, concise instruction reinforced by extensive practice, exercises, and examples. At a Glance: Essays guides students through the process of prewriting and writing essays in different rhetorical modes. Clear explanations of each writing topic are followed by annotated student and professional essays plus exercises, and suggested writing topics. The Third Edition features a unit on writing a research paper organized around the ten steps of the writing process.

Table of Contents

The Essay and Its Parts
The Essay Defined A Sample Essay: ""Razor Wire Sweat Lodge,""
Leah The Thesis Defined Sources for the Thesis Writing the Thesis Patterns of Support for the Thesis Special Paragraphs Within the Essay Writer's
Guidelines at a Glance: The Essay and Its Parts
The Writing Process: Prewriting
The Writing Process Defined Prewriting Strategies Writer's Guidelines at a Glance: Prewriting
The Writing Process: Writing, Revising, and Editing Writing Your First Draft
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