Writing That Matters

Writing That Matters

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Exceptionally easy to read and use, this compact composition/rhetoric qempowersq readers to become writers right from the beginning. Its relaxed and conversational tone immediately sets up a collaborative dialogue between the book and the reader; innovative q workshop/conference- styleq samples show writers essays-in-progress and the possibilities of revision and rewriting; and a mix of traditional and innovative writing projects provide readers the freedom to write about things within their own interest range. Throughout, readers are given product-centered goals to reach (an issue paper, a proposal, etc.), but are asked to work on their writing in a very process-centered way (pre-writing, writing, post-writing, etc.) Focuses on seven types of essay -- covering each individually, in depth, in its own chapter -- and featuring a mix of traditional and innovative writing projects -- The Personal Essay (narrative), The Observation Essay, The Evaluation Essay, The Problem/Solution Essay (q call to actionq ), The Research Essay (including an innovative q series of stepsq approach to the often daunting research process), The Issue Paper -- (a creative style of argument paper or Rogerian essay) The Creed Essay -- (that encourages writers to examine their moral decision making process). Features workshop/conference-style writing samples and explores each paragraph-by-paragraph to provide an q insideq look at how essays are q builtq and how q okq essays become q greatq essays. Offers a primer on Internet Tools and researching on the Internet and lists 50 Hot Links to WWW sites on composition and writing. For anyone wantinginstruction in writing the various types of essays.MLA STYLE-TRADITIONAL SOURCES Herea#39;s a brief and concise guide to using MLA style in your essays. ... What I offer below is a collection of parenthetical cites and Works Cited entries of the most commonly needed types for sources used.

Title:Writing That Matters
Author:W. T. Pfefferle
Publisher: - 1998-09


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