Writing: a college rhetoric

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 465 pages
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This is a standard writing text for the college student. Some special things I liked about it: Comments with examples of Conrad'sdaily writing journal How he used his entries to write Heart of ... Read full review

Contents

Prewriting
1
Understanding Your Audience 1 1 Writing for the College Audience 1
14
Exercises
27
FINDING SOMETHING TO SAY
34
THE ROUGH
49
Editorial David Swanger 257258
57
PATTERNS
63
A Graduate Who Says He Cant Read Edward Fiske 7477
74
Exercises
207
REVISING FOR AN AUDIENCE
222
Factory Workers vs Robots 224225
224
Exercise
235
The LatchKey Children 7274
238
W Special Assignments
245
The Poet Acrobat 345
252
Dealing with the Opposition
258

Suggested Topics for CauseandEffect Essays
77
COMPARISON AND CONTRAST
78
Comparison and Contrast
84
The Autopsy Experience 240243
89
Classification
90
Defining with Examples 94 Defining with Description 94 Defining with
97
WRITING PARAGRAPHS
103
Exercises
111
From History Revisited Frances FitzGerald 116117
116
Exercises
117
Exercises
126
Introductory Paragraphs 127 Concluding Paragraphs
132
Hi House Goodbye Ideals Norman Provizer 136137
136
WRITING SENTENCES
139
Parallel and Balanced Sentences
153
Exercise
167
Exercises
169
ACCOMMODATING YOUR AUDIENCE
180
Exercises
194
Am Not a Crook Joseph Nocera 259260
259
Exercise
271
Library in Town Without Wheelchairs Douglas E Kneeland 272274
272
SAMPLE EXAMINATION ANSWERS
284
Format of Your Letter 297 Paragraphs in Business Letters 297 l1
309
THE CRITICAL ESSAY
323
Officials Say 26200 Applied for 75 Jobs in Baltimore 9
328
Writing and Arranging
338
A Sonnet for All Times 343344
343
Poetry Nikki Giovanni 346347
346
Suggested Topics for Writing About Literature
352
Exercises
375
From Simple Justice Richard Kluger 387389
387
Deciding on a Thesis
389
REVISING
394
Exercise
416
INDEX
453
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