Patterns of Exposition
Longman, 2000 - College readers - 706 pages
"Patterns of Exposition," its sixteenth edition, is a highly respected, classic guide to writing that has been updated to address current issues. This book is well established in a tradition of teaching individuals how to think creatively, read thoroughly, and write well. With seventy-five readings available, by authors ranging from Mark Twain to Mary Karr, the reader is presented with examples of excellent writing with a strong diversity of styles, purposes and modes of operation. Engaging instructions and exercises make this book particularly easy to learn from and useful for the developing writer. For anyone interested in developing skills in writing, reading and critical thinking.
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