The Student Writer: Editor and Critic

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McGraw-Hill, Jul 24, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 624 pages
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This modes-based rhetoric/reader/handbook teaches students how to become astute critics and editors of their own writing, offering new material on argumentation, applying the patterns of organization, writing about literature, visual argument, and ethics in writing.

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Contents

parti STRATEGIES FOR READING AND WRITING
1
CHAPTER
2
Thematic Contents
6
Places
9
Political Issues
17
CHAPTER
21
Sports
22
Getting Started
26
Patria P Ramos What It Means to Be a Filipino
281
Dialogue
285
CHAPTER 11
292
Be a Responsible Writer
298
Brigitt Ryan GenderSpecific Cigarette Advertising
301
The Student Writer at Work
305
Anne Roiphe Why Marriages Fail
306
David France 75 Million of Stuff
312

Discovering a Writing Topic
37
Breaking through Writers Block
50
The Sequence of Your Writing Process
56
Outlining
68
Drafting Introductions
75
Body Paragraphs
76
Drafting Body Paragraphs
82
Drafting a Title
90
Revising Content
96
Revising with the Help of Reader Response
104
Evaluating a Draft
112
Revising Diction
126
Revising Sentences and Words
137
Family Life
151
Suzanne Berne Where Nothing Says Everything
160
CHAPTER 7
170
Be a Responsible Writer
177
Donald J Monaco The Ball Game
180
Brian DeWolf The Great Buffalo Hunt
181
Maya Angelou The Boys
187
Parentheses
195
Work
198
Visualizing an Exemplification Essay
209
Ken Hamner Lets Just Ban Everything
211
CHAPTER 10
217
Dawn Turner Trice Shoddy Service
219
Sarcasm
226
Process Analysis
232
Be a Responsible Writer
238
A Visit to Candyland
243
The Student Writer at Work
245
Kirby W Stanat How to Take a Job Interview
246
Wee Annie Smith Swept Here
253
Hypothetical Situations
256
ComparisonContrast
263
Visualizing a ComparisonContrast Essay
270
Maria Scarsella Like Mother like Daughter
274
The Student Writer at Work
276
Specific Diction
315
CHAPTER 12
321
Visualizing a Definition Essay
328
Dont Count on Sleeping until They Move Out
329
Laurie Lee Appetite
333
Margo Kaufman My Way
335
CHAPTER 13
346
Be a Responsible Writer
352
CHAPTER 24
355
The Student Writer at Work
359
Judith Viorst The Truth about Lying
362
Martin Luther King Jr The Ways of Meeting Oppression
369
The Dash
372
CHAPTER 14
380
Finding an Issue and Establishing Your Claim
383
Be a Responsible Writer
396
Student essays
399
Ronnie Gunnerson Parents Also Have Rights
408
Emphasis
417
Popular Culture
427
Outline
447
A Student Research Paper
462
CHAPTER 17
473
A Short Story and Poem for Response
479
Idioms
487
CHAPTER 19
496
Correcting RunOn Sentences and Comma Splices
502
Verbs
506
Singular Verbs and Noncount Nouns
513
Pronoun Reference
522
Pronoun Reference and Who Whom Which or That
529
Dangling Modifiers
535
Punctuation
539
Its and Its
553
Parts of Speech
570
Index
583
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About the author (2003)

Barbara Fine Clouse is a frequent conference presenter and seasoned writing instructor who has taught all levels of college composition, first at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio and then at Slippery Rock University in western Pennsylvania. In addition to this new edition of THE STUDENT WRITER: Editor and Critic, Barbara has written a number of composition texts for McGraw-Hill, including WRITING: FROM INNER TO OUTER WORLD, PATTERNS FOR A PURPOSE: A Rhetorical Reader, JUMPSTART! A Workbook for Writers WORKING IT OUT: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers, a short prose reader for developmental students, which is avialable on Primis, McGraw's electronic database. Barbara's publications also include the fourth edition of PROGRESSIONS for Allyn & Bacon.