The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 448 pages
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This book combines creative, up-to-date writing instruction using short, high-interest readings that provide ideas for writing, suggest ways to approach a topic, and show how to organize and present information.Topics include: active reading, the reading-writing connection, narration and description, example and illustration, definition and explanation, classification and division, comparison and contrast, process and direction, cause and effect, and argument and persuasion.For anyone interested in improving their writing skills.

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Contents

Active Reading
1
Morals and Ethics
6
Marking the Text
8
Copyright

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Robert W. Funk is founder of the Jesus Seminar and Director of the Westar Institute in Santa Rosa, California. He has been a distinguished leader in biblical scholorship for more than thirty years. A Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Senior Scholar, he is the author of a dozen books, including "Honest to Jesus" and "The Five Gospels.

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