Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition (11th Edition)

Book Description

For first-year courses in Composition/Rhetoric.

At every step of the process, Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition supports students as they learn to compose in the rhetorical modes. Over 100 short examples demonstrate writing concepts and strategies, so that they can recognize them more easily in the longer reading selections and apply them in their own compositions. Instruction is kept brief and to the point, so that students spend more time writing and less time reading about writing.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Writing: A First Look
Chapter 2 Strategies for Successful and Critical Reading
Chapter 3 Planning and Drafting Your Paper: Exploration
Chapter 4 Revising and Editing Your Paper: Courageous Transformations
Chapter 5 Paragraphs
Chapter 6 Effective Sentences
Chapter 7 Achieving Effective Style and Tone Through Word Choice
Chapter 8 Narration: Relating Events
Chapter 9 Description: Presenting Impressions
Chapter 10 Process : Explaining How
Chapter 11 Illustration: Making Yourself Clear
Chapter 12 Classification: Grouping into Categories
Chapter 13 Comparison: Showing Relationships
Chapter 14 Cause and Effect: Explaining Why
Chapter 15 Definition: Establishing Boundaries
Chapter 16 Argument: Convincing Others
Chapter 17 The Essay Examination
Chapter 18 Writing About Literature, Movies, and Television Shows

Book Details

  • Title: Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition (11th Edition)
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 496 pages
  • Edition: 11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016-01-15
  • ISBN-10: 0134119517
  • ISBN-13: 9780134119519
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