The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise Edition

The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise Edition

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Showing students that the act of writing is connected to their daily lives, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE emphasizes invention to help students rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them. The fourth edition offers 12 chapters to help students invent ideas, more than any other text on the market. With more than 30 reading selections by both professional and student writers responding to the chapter prompts, this book fully engages students in writing academic essays. The new edition includes an entire chapter devoted to information literacy, which walks students through a writing project designed to analyze and evaluate a range of sources. Additionally, each writing project chapter includes Reflection activities that ask students to articulate ideas about how their essays work. These prompts get students writing about writing and move them toward self-assessment. A proven text, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE is noted for its fresh voice, colorful use of images, and soundness and timeliness of its pedagogical foundation. It breaks down the opposition between the personal spaces of everyday life and the critical discourse of academia. The result is a book offering students and teachers pedagogy for making meaning and generating writing, at the intersection of academic and nonacademic life. With its emphasis on invention, The COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE gives students excellent preparation for the academic reading and writing activities they may encounter throughout their college experience and well beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Give Your Essay an Engaging Title and Sharpen Your Opening Sentence An engaging title helps to capture the readera#39;s interest, suggest the writera#39;s position on the topic, and establish a tone for the essay. It gets the essay off to a good start .

Title:The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise Edition
Author:John Mauk, John Metz
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01


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