Writing by Choice by Eric HendersonWriting by Choice by Eric Henderson

Writing by Choice

byEric Henderson

Paperback | February 25, 2015

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Writing by Choice is a comprehensive resource for learning how to write for academic, business, and personal contexts that offers helpful guidelines without being formulaic. The text teaches students how to write clear, thoughtful prose by making informed decisions about how best tocommunicate their ideas. Writing by Choice remains the definitive volume for giving writers the tools they need to rise to every writing occasion.
Eric Henderson is an active author with Oxford University Press Canada, where his other books include The Active Reader, 3e (2015), The Empowered Writer, 2e (2014), Becoming an Active Reader (2013), and Short Fiction and Critical Contexts (co-edited with J. Hancock, 2009). He has also published articles in leading journals such as Cana...
Title:Writing by ChoiceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:February 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199008612

ISBN - 13:9780199008612

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book. I had to buy this for my English course and it is a great book. I would recommend it for those interested in academic writing.
Date published: 2018-02-06

Table of Contents

List of ReadingsFrom the PublisherPrefacePart One: Rhetoric with Integrated Reader1. Foundations: Reading and Thinking2. The Writing Situation3. Essay and Paragraph Essentials4. Responding to Texts: Summaries and Analyses5. The Argumentative Essay6. The Literary EssayPart Two: Research Guide7. Writing a Research Essay8. Documentation StylesPart Three: Handbook9. Achieving Clarity and Depth in Your Writing10. Sentence Essentials11. Punctuation and Apostrophes12. Agreement, Pronouns, Modifiers, and ParallelismAppendix A: Proofreading: Perfection is PossibleAppendix B: The In-Class Essay or Examination EssayAppendix C: A Checklist for EAL WritersAppendix D: Peer Edit FormsAppendix E: Answers to ExercisesGlossaryIndexCredits

Editorial Reviews

"This book is fully comprehensive and can serve as the sole required text in a composition/essay-writing course. The heavy use of Canadian examples in the reader section is highly welcome." --James Christian Parsons, University of Ottawa