Steps to Writing Well

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Harcourt Brace College Pub., 1999 - College readers - 504 pages
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The informal, student-friendly tone of this rhetorically organized rhetoric/reader/handbook provides step-by-step instructions on writing a variety of short, 500-800-word essays. This is a text that both students and instructors can use easily.

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This text is written on a very basic level with humor and wit. It really makes me feel comfortable about writing and gives me the confidence I need! Read full review

Contents

PART ONE THE BASICS OF THE SHORT ESSAY
1
The Thesis Statement
33
The Body Paragraphs
51
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Jean Wyrick is Professor Emerita of English at Colorado State University, where she was Director of Composition for 11 years. She has more than 25 years of experience teaching writing, training writing teachers, and designing writing/writing-across-the-curriculum programs. Her other textbooks include THE RINEHART READER and DISCOVERING IDEAS. She has presented over a hundred workshops and papers on the teaching of writing, American literature, American Studies, and Women's Studies.

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