The Longwood Guide to Writing

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Longman, Jun 1, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 695 pages
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Reflecting the author's fifty years of combined teaching experience, The Longwood Guide to Writing is among the most accessible, up-to-date, and authoritative aims-based rhetorics on the market. This comprehensive guide helps students see the organic nature of the writing process by continually offering them the opportunity to examine and refine their own individual writing processes. Students are introduced to all phases of reading and writing and then engage in a range of writing occasions--writing personal essays, informative and evaluative essays, essays from and about literature, and position, persuasive, and problem/solution essays. Each of the core writing occasions chapters features professional readings, discusses the rhetorical triangle, and follows a student through the writing process. Students also learn effective ways to conduct research, write with sources, take essay exams, and create portfolios.This complete composition resource comes in a paperback format with a brief handbook included for maximum flexibility.

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Strategies for the Writing Process
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