Writing Analytically With Readings by David RosenwasserWriting Analytically With Readings by David Rosenwasser

Writing Analytically With Readings

byDavid Rosenwasser, Jill Stephen, Doug Babington

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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Writing Analytically is an across-the-curriculum rhetoric with integrated readings that teaches students how to have an idea and develop analytical essays in an academic setting. This text approaches writing as a process that involves the exploration of questions, ideas, and experiences. It challenges the notion there is a "right" answer to writing analytically, but rather teaches students that writing analytically means allowing a thesis and arguments to evolve in response to evidence and source material. Readings are integrated into the content of the chapters, helping students see that the concepts they are learning are actually employed by active writers.
David Rosenwasser teaches at Muhlenberg College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, where he has been since the late 1980s. Along with Jill Stephen, he created and implemented the Writing Across the Curriculum program there through a series of faculty seminars. During these seminars, Rosenwasser and Stephen discovered that c...
Title:Writing Analytically With ReadingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.06 × 7.31 × 0.93 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:017650446X

ISBN - 13:9780176504465


Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroductionPart One: Making Meaning: Essential SkillsChapter 1: Powers of ObservationChapter 2: Habitual ThinkingChapter 3: Interpreting Your DataChapter 4: Readers' WritingReadingsPart Two: Writing the Thesis-Driven PaperChapter 5: Linking Evidence and Claims: 1 on 10 Versus 10 on 1Chapter 6: The Evolving ThesisChapter 7: Recognizing and Fixing Weak Thesis StatementsChapter 8: Writing the Researched PaperChapter 9: Finding and Citing SourcesReadingsPart Three: Organization and StyleChapter 10: Everything in OrderChapter 11: The Language of ClarityChapter 12: Shaping Up Your SentencesChapter 13: Nine Basic Writing Errors and How to Fix ThemReadingsWorks CitedCreditsIndex