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Cengage Advantage Books: Ideas & Details

Cengage Advantage Books: Ideas & Details

ISBN 9780840028846
Edition 8
Publication Date
Publisher Cengage
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Overview
1. THE HONEST WRITER. A Professional Attitude. The Struggle Against Silence. What Do You Know? The Honest Writer. An Exercise in Critical Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay: 'Chicken at Wegman's,' Jennifer M. Horton. Discussion/Writing. 2. IDEAS AND DETAILS. Two-Part Secret of Good Writing. Ideas. Details. What Makes a Good Idea. What Makes a Good Detail. The Difference Between a Topic and an Idea. Should You Start with Ideas or Details? The Three-to-One Ratio. Summarizing and Analyzing Texts. Summary Analysis. Student Essay: 'The Unknown Children,' Jodie Rosa. Sample Summary Analysis. Critical Analysis. Sample Critical Analysis of 'The Unknown Children'. Student Essay: 'What Disney Movies Really Teach Children,' Amy Seager. Discussion/Writing. Professional Essay: 'Fueling a Contagion of Campus Violence,' James Alan Fox. Discussion/Writing. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. 3. GETTING IDEAS. Brain Teasers to Help You Write on Almost Any Topic. Improving Your Ideas. Eight Brainteasers. 1. Use Your Senses. 2. See the Topic from Alternative Viewpoints. 3. Attack Stereotypes, Unquestioned Ideas, and Slogans. 4. Create Metaphors. 5. List Examples. 6. Make a Bug List. 7. Use Humor and Fantasy. 8. Anticipate Your Audience. Sample Brain teasers. Analysis. Roadblocks to Good Ideas and Details. Fear of Risk. Insecurity About Your Ability to Think. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay: 'Spring Break: Mazatlan, Mexico,' Tinamarie Ciccarone. 'Sense Brain Teaser for Spring Break: Mazatlan, Mexico'. Analysis. Professional Essay: 'American Students Abroad Can't Be 'Global Citizens,'' Talya Zemach-Bersin. Discussion/Writing. Peer Review Checklist for Brain Teasers. 4. PARAGRAPHS. Ideas and Details in Miniature. Three Ways to Build Paragraphs. Transitions. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Paragraph: 'Being Ghetto,' Shawn'ta Brown. Discussion/Writing. Paragraph Peer Review Checklist. 5. ORDER FROM CHAOS. Thesis and Outline. A Working Thesis. Unacceptable Theses. Sample: Creating a Working Thesis. The Topic Inventory. Visual Rhetoric. Looping. Strengthen Your Thesis with Critical Thinking. Outlines. The Scratch Outline. Use Bullets to Outline. Use Clustering, a Visual Diagram. Sample Draft from Outline: 'The Fine Art of Dying'. Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Peer Review Checklist for Thesis/Outlines. 6. THE DRAFT. That Frenzy Near Madness. The Concrete Introduction. Warm-ups Are for Leftovers. What to Focus on While Writing the Draft. What NOT to Focus on in the Draft. Nine Tips for When You Get Stuck. Blocks During Drafting. Fear of Messiness. Poor Work Environment. Nail Your Conclusion. Student Essay Introduction: 'Tougher Punishment for Sex Offenders,' Pamela Fleming. Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Peer Review Checklist for Introductions. 7. REVISING DRAFTS. Revision Myths and Realities. 1. Revise Ideas. 2. Revise Details. 3. Revise Organization. 4. Revise Word Use. 5. Revise Mechanics. Revising with Others: Peer Editing and Teacher Conferences. How to Critique Peer Papers. How to Receive Peer Criticism. A Sample Revision. Teacher Comments. The Final Draft. Revising on a Computer. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay and Analysis: 'Bastard,' Miguel Martinez. Peer Review Checklist for Revision. 8. WRITING WITH STYLE. Honesty. Vocabulary. Accuracy. Euphemisms and Crude Language. Clich�s. Sexist Language. Vividness. Concreteness. Verbs. Adjectives and Adverbs. Metaphors. Stylish Sentence Structure. Sentence Variety. Parallel Structure. Conciseness. Using a Computer to Revise Words. Playing with Language. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Three Ways to Revise Style. A Cyber Game for Style. Sample Revision for Style. Revised Student Essay and Analysis: 'Good Intentions,' Mary Updaw. Analysis. Final Draft. Peer Review Checklist for Style. 9. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. From Topic Choice to Published Essay. Professional Essay: 'If God Breake My Bones,' M. Garrett Bauman. Finding
Overview
1. THE HONEST WRITER. A Professional Attitude. The Struggle Against Silence. What Do You Know? The Honest Writer. An Exercise in Critical Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay: 'Chicken at Wegman's,' Jennifer M. Horton. Discussion/Writing. 2. IDEAS AND DETAILS. Two-Part Secret of Good Writing. Ideas. Details. What Makes a Good Idea. What Makes a Good Detail. The Difference Between a Topic and an Idea. Should You Start with Ideas or Details? The Three-to-One Ratio. Summarizing and Analyzing Texts. Summary Analysis. Student Essay: 'The Unknown Children,' Jodie Rosa. Sample Summary Analysis. Critical Analysis. Sample Critical Analysis of 'The Unknown Children'. Student Essay: 'What Disney Movies Really Teach Children,' Amy Seager. Discussion/Writing. Professional Essay: 'Fueling a Contagion of Campus Violence,' James Alan Fox. Discussion/Writing. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. 3. GETTING IDEAS. Brain Teasers to Help You Write on Almost Any Topic. Improving Your Ideas. Eight Brainteasers. 1. Use Your Senses. 2. See the Topic from Alternative Viewpoints. 3. Attack Stereotypes, Unquestioned Ideas, and Slogans. 4. Create Metaphors. 5. List Examples. 6. Make a Bug List. 7. Use Humor and Fantasy. 8. Anticipate Your Audience. Sample Brain teasers. Analysis. Roadblocks to Good Ideas and Details. Fear of Risk. Insecurity About Your Ability to Think. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay: 'Spring Break: Mazatlan, Mexico,' Tinamarie Ciccarone. 'Sense Brain Teaser for Spring Break: Mazatlan, Mexico'. Analysis. Professional Essay: 'American Students Abroad Can't Be 'Global Citizens,'' Talya Zemach-Bersin. Discussion/Writing. Peer Review Checklist for Brain Teasers. 4. PARAGRAPHS. Ideas and Details in Miniature. Three Ways to Build Paragraphs. Transitions. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Paragraph: 'Being Ghetto,' Shawn'ta Brown. Discussion/Writing. Paragraph Peer Review Checklist. 5. ORDER FROM CHAOS. Thesis and Outline. A Working Thesis. Unacceptable Theses. Sample: Creating a Working Thesis. The Topic Inventory. Visual Rhetoric. Looping. Strengthen Your Thesis with Critical Thinking. Outlines. The Scratch Outline. Use Bullets to Outline. Use Clustering, a Visual Diagram. Sample Draft from Outline: 'The Fine Art of Dying'. Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Peer Review Checklist for Thesis/Outlines. 6. THE DRAFT. That Frenzy Near Madness. The Concrete Introduction. Warm-ups Are for Leftovers. What to Focus on While Writing the Draft. What NOT to Focus on in the Draft. Nine Tips for When You Get Stuck. Blocks During Drafting. Fear of Messiness. Poor Work Environment. Nail Your Conclusion. Student Essay Introduction: 'Tougher Punishment for Sex Offenders,' Pamela Fleming. Analysis. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Peer Review Checklist for Introductions. 7. REVISING DRAFTS. Revision Myths and Realities. 1. Revise Ideas. 2. Revise Details. 3. Revise Organization. 4. Revise Word Use. 5. Revise Mechanics. Revising with Others: Peer Editing and Teacher Conferences. How to Critique Peer Papers. How to Receive Peer Criticism. A Sample Revision. Teacher Comments. The Final Draft. Revising on a Computer. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Student Essay and Analysis: 'Bastard,' Miguel Martinez. Peer Review Checklist for Revision. 8. WRITING WITH STYLE. Honesty. Vocabulary. Accuracy. Euphemisms and Crude Language. Clich�s. Sexist Language. Vividness. Concreteness. Verbs. Adjectives and Adverbs. Metaphors. Stylish Sentence Structure. Sentence Variety. Parallel Structure. Conciseness. Using a Computer to Revise Words. Playing with Language. Writing Suggestions and Class Discussions. Three Ways to Revise Style. A Cyber Game for Style. Sample Revision for Style. Revised Student Essay and Analysis: 'Good Intentions,' Mary Updaw. Analysis. Final Draft. Peer Review Checklist for Style. 9. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. From Topic Choice to Published Essay. Professional Essay: 'If God Breake My Bones,' M. Garrett Bauman. Finding

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