The Composition of Everyday Life, Brief Edition, 4th ed.: A Guide to Writing

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Cengage Learning, Dec 6, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 688 pages
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Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE illustrates how the act of writing is connected to your daily life as it helps you rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around you. The fourth e
 

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Contents

Remembering Who You Were
24
Explaining Relationships
60
Observing
92
Analyzing Concepts
120
Analyzing Images
156
Making Arguments
194
Responding to Arguments
244
Evaluating
280
Proposing Solutions
350
Thinking Radically ReSeeing the World
382
Finding Sources
416
Analyzing Synthesizing and Evaluating Sources
426
Integrating and Documenting Sources
454
Anthology Everyday Rhetoric
512
Index
643
Copyright

Searching for Causes
314

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John Mauk has a Ph.D. in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University and a Masters in language and literature from the University of Toledo. Scholarship includes an article on critical geography and composition (COLLEGE ENGLISH, March 2003). Mauk now teaches composition and rhetoric courses at Northwestern Michigan College. In 2007, he served on the NCTE Nominating Committee.

John Metz has a B.A. in English from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (1983) and an M.A. in English from the University of Toledo (1985). He has taught first-year writing for over 20 years and currently teaches at Kent State University at Geauga in Twinsburg, Ohio.

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