New Directions is a thematic reading-writing book aimed at the most advanced learners. It prepares students for the rigors of college-level writing by having them read long, challenging, authentic readings, from a variety of genres, and by having them apply critical thinking skills as a precursor to writing. This emphasis on multiple longer readings gives New Directions its distinctive character.1 Summarize the main point of the essay. ... to an anecdote, quotation, analogy, question, or example that appears in the introduction or other early part of the essay. ... A very long conclusion for a short essay will probably feel out of balance .
|Author||:||Peter S. Gardner|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2005-01-17|