Thinking and Writing About Art for Fichner-Rathus' Understanding Art, 8th

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-09
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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This critical thinking workbook, written by Lois Fichner-Rathus, helps enhance students' interpretive and compositional skills.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Kinds of Writingp. 2
Critical Thinkingp. 3
Some Features of Critical Thinkingp. 3
Recognizing Common Fallacies in Argumentsp. 5
Guidelines for Analyzing Works of Artp. 7
Analyzing the Settingp. 8
Analyzing the Materials and Techniquesp. 8
Analyzing the Use of the Plastic Elements of Artp. 9
Analyzing the Compositionp. 12
Analyzing Levels of Contentp. 12
Referring to the History of Artp. 13
Considering the Titlep. 14
Guidelines for Good Writingp. 15
Complete the Assignmentp. 15
Write for Your Audiencep. 15
Write Clearly and Simplyp. 15
Be Willing to Make Mistakesp. 15
Keep a Notebook or Journalp. 15
Determine Length Intelligentlyp. 16
Avoid Plagiarismp. 16
Pick a Topicp. 17
Delimit the Topicp. 18
Write a Thesis Statementp. 18
Don't Wait for Inspiration-Get Going!p. 18
Make an Outlinep. 19
Compose a Draftp. 20
A Closer Lookp. 22
Overcoming Writer's Blockp. 22
Revise the Paperp. 22
Proofread the Paperp. 25
Importance of Proofreadingp. 25
Tips for Proofreadingp. 25
Proofread to Correct Common Writing Errorsp. 26
Produce the Final Copyp. 26
Table 1: Common Errors in English Usage and How to Correct Themp. 28
Writing Exercises 1-40p. 35
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