Writing: A College Rhetoric Brief

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1988 - Self-Help - 503 pages
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Contents

The Writers Purpose
3
Moving toward a Thesis
14
Finding Something to Say
22
Shaping Your Material
37
Supporting Your Thesis
47
Seeing and Reseeing
53
Structuring the Essay
80
Description
91
Experimenting with Tone and Style
272
Style
278
12
287
Working with Sources
300
Plagiarism
307
Meaning and Literature
313
Writing About Poetry
332
Choosing a Topic
340

Exemplification
100
Process
110
Cause and Effect
116
Comparison and Contrast
125
Division and Classification
133
Definition
139
Thinking Critically
148
Dealing with the Opposition
161
Fallacies
173
Shaping the Parts of the Essay
182
The Paragraph as a Croup of Sentences
188
Writing Effective Introductions Conclusions and Transitional Paragraphs
203
Building Sentences
215
Varying the Basic Sentence Patterns
225
Writing Effective Sentences
232
Choosing Words
246
Accommodating Your Audience
252
Choosing Effective Figures of Speech
259
Using an Appropriate Level of Diction
266
Assembling a Preliminary Bibliography
362
Deciding on a Thesis
369
Preparing a Typewritten Draft
380
Documenting our Sources
408
APA Format
421
Writing Essay Examinations
435
Sample Examination Answers
441
Writing Business Letters and Memos
448
Job Applications
455
Letters Requesting Information
464
Memos
471
Moving toward a Thesis
477
Writing with Sources
483
Reading Selections and Student Essays
7
STUDENT ESSAYS
48
Good Neighbors 168169
66
The LatchKey Children 120121
87
A Plea for Seatbelts and Safety Seats 165 167
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