The Student Writer: Editor And Critic: Editor And Critic, Cdn Edition

Paperback | September 8, 2010

byBarbara Fine Clouse, Peter Grevstad

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The Student Writer: Editor and Critic is an introduction to composition which aims to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the writing process facilitating the construction of coherent and critical arguments. The Student Writer offers a unique emphasis on revision and editing. The "Critique, Revise, and Edit" feature focuses on the need for writers to examine their drafts critically with their audience and purpose in mind and to revise accordingly.

The Student Writer takes a sequential approach by introducing readers to the value of critical reading, and then moves on to the construction and blending of various rhetorical patterns. Students are encouraged to apply the rhetorical patterns in argument, in research papers, in literary analyses, and more. With the help of The Student Writer readers will develop their own writing processes and become more creative, confident, and critical writers.

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The Student Writer: Editor and Critic is an introduction to composition which aims to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the writing process facilitating the construction of coherent and critical arguments. The Student Writer offers a unique emphasis on revision and editing. The "Critique, Revise, and Edit" feature f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.9 × 7.7 × 0.9 inPublished:September 8, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070980411

ISBN - 13:9780070980419

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part One: Strategies for Reading and Writing

Chapter 1: The Connection between Reading and Writing

Chapter 2: Getting Started

Chapter 3: Organizing and Drafting

Chapter 4: Revising for Content and Organization

Chapter 5: Revising for Effective Expression

Part Two: Patterns of Development

Chapter 6 Description

Chapter 7 Narration

Chapter 8 Exemplification

Chapter 9 Process Analysis

Chapter 10 Definition

Chapter 11 Classification and Division

Chapter 12 Comparison-Contrast

Chapter 13 Cause-and-Effect Analysis

Chapter 14 Combining Patterns of Development

Part Three: Using the Patterns of Development

Chapter 15:Argumentation and Persuasion

Chapter 16:Conducting Research

Chapter 17:Writing with Sources and Using Formal Documentation

Part Four: A Guide to Frequently Occurring Errors

Chapter 18:Word Choice

Chapter 19:Sentence Fragments

Chapter 20:Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices

Chapter 21:Verbs

Chapter 22: Pronouns

Chapter 23:Modifiers

Chapter 24:Punctuation

Chapter 25: Capitalization, Abbreviations, and Numbers

Credits

Index