Master the GRE Analytical Writing

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Peterson's, Jun 1, 2010 - Study Aids
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A thorough review of the all-important Analytical Writing section of the General GRE. Follow the 7-Step plan for crafting a high-scoring GRE Issue essay and GRE Argument essay. Learn advanced techniques for handling Issue and Argument Tasks, and brush up on your skills with a complete review of essay writing techniques.
 

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Contents

The Issue Task
THE 7STEP PLAN
FOUR ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR SCORING HIGH
ISSUE TASK STRATEGIES
SUMMING IT UP
The Argument Task
THE 7STEP PLAN
GRE ARGUMENT FLAWSAND HOW TO HANDLE THEM
USE RHETORICAL WORDS AND PHRASES
USE IRONY AS A RHETORICAL DEVICE
CONNECT YOUR IDEAS
USE THE LANGUAGE OF CRITICAL REASONING PROPERLY
REFER TO YOURSELF THE STATEMENT OR THE ARGUMENTAS NEEDED
MAINTAIN PROPER TONE AND VOICE
VARY SENTENCE LENGTH AND STRUCTURE
USE LANGUAGE CORRECTLY AND PERSUASIVELY

ARGUMENT TASK STRATEGIES
SUMMING IT UP
Writing Style and Mechanics
SUMMING IT UP
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Copyright

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Foreword is by Sandra Reed, Former Dean of Graduate Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design. Reed grew up in Iowa. She received a full scholarship to attend Drake University, where she received her B.F.A. in painting and drawing. She earned the M.F.A. in painting from The George Washington University as the first Morris Louis Fellow in Painting. She taught at academic institution's Resident Associate Program, prior to moving to Savannah in 1993 to teach at the Savannah College Art and Design. She lives with her husband, John Spurlock, a painter and printmaker, in Savannah, Georgia.

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