Mosaics: Focusing on Essays
This volume teaches the processes and skills common to all good academic writing by focusing on the important purposes for writing and by integrating reading, writing, revising, and editing throughout. It incorporates both professional and student models of writing as well as a multitude of exercises and activities designed to help users apply the techniques and skills introduced to their own writing, and to analyze ideas and think critically. This volume examines all aspects of the essay writing process including writing effective essays, essays in context and moving from reading to writing, with related grammar, syntax and mechanics covered in detail. For those interested in an exhaustive review of the essay writing process.
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