The Composition of Everyday Life: A Guide to Writing

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Thomson, 2004 - Education - 773 pages
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Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE makes invention the primary component of your writing course and helps students re-discover concepts, uncover meaning, and re-think the world around them.

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John Mauk is the writing director at Northwestern Michigan College where he teaches first-year college composition and advanced rhetoric. He has an MA in language and literature from the University of Toledo and a PhD in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University. His publications include an article on critical geography and composition (College English, March 2003), The Composition of Everyday Life: A Guide to Writing (Cengage, 2014), and Inventing Arguments (Cengage, 2013). In 2004, Mauk was awarded Imogene Wise Instructor of the Year at NMC.

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.

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