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At a Glance : Writing Essays and Beyond with Integrated Readings

At a Glance : Writing Essays and Beyond with Integrated Readings

ISBN 9781285444642
Edition 6
Publication Date
Publisher Cengage
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Overview
1. THE ESSAY AND ITS PARTS. The Essay Defined. Student Writing: A Sample Essay. 'Razor Wire Sweat Lodge,' Leah. The Thesis Defined. Sources for the Thesis. Writing the Thesis. Patterns of Support for the Thesis. Special Paragraphs Within the Essay. Introductions. Support Paragraphs. Basic Frames. Conclusions. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: The Essay and Its Parts. 2. THE WRITING PROCESS: PREWRITING. The Writing Process Defined. Prewriting Strategies. Freewriting. Brainstorming and Listing. Clustering. Composing the Thesis. Outlining. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Prewriting. 3 THE WRITING PROCESS: WRITING, REVISING, AND EDITING. Writing Your First Draft. The Recursive Factor. Your Audience. Revising Your Writing: CLUESS. Coherence. Language. Unity. Emphasis. Support. Sentences. Adding Editing to Revision: CGPS. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Writing, Revising, and Editing. 4. READING FOR THINKING, DISCUSSION, AND WRITING. Reading-Based Writing. The Writing Component. The Reading Component. Reading-Based Writing and Other Approaches in Writing. Reading Techniques. SQ3R. Underlining. Annotating. Outlining. Taking Notes. Reading-Based Writing Forms. Summary. Reaction. Two-Part Response. Kinds of Support for Reading-Based Writing. Basic Formal Documentation in Reading-Based Writing. Citations. Works Cited. An Example of Student Reading-Based Writing. Student Essay with Documentation. 'Struggling Against Silence,' Lydia Hsiao. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Reading for Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. 5. DESCRIPTIVE NARRATION: MOVING THROUGH TIME AND SPACE. A Natural Combination of Narration and Description. The Narrative Pattern. Situation. Conflict. Struggle. Outcome. Meaning. The Descriptive Pattern. Types of Description. Imagery. Dominant Impression. Useful Procedure for Writing Description. Order for Descriptive Narration: Time and Space. Career-Related Writing: Workplace Reports. Practicing Patterns of Descriptive Narration. Examining Essays of Descriptive Narration. Student Writing. 'My First-and Best-Car,' Justin Downey. Professional Writing. 'An American in Mexico,' Alex Espinoza. 'No Tears for Frankie,' Gina Greenlee. Career-Related Writing. 'Incident Report of the Falling Shoppers,' Douglas Ross. Topics for Essays of Descriptive Narration. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Descriptive Narration. 6. EXEMPLIFICATION: WRITING WITH EXAMPLES. Writing Essays of Exemplification. Characteristics of Good Examples. Techniques for Finding Examples. Practicing Patterns of Exemplification. Examining Essays of Exemplification. Student Reading-Based Writing. 'Hungering for Sounds of Silence,' Eileen Baylor. Professional Writing. 'Who''s Cheap?' Adair Lara. 'The Jacket,' Gary Soto. Topics for Essays of Exemplification. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Exemplification. 7. ANALYSIS BY DIVISION: EXAMINING THE PARTS. Writing Essays of Analysis by Division. Organization. Sequence of Parts. Restaurant Review. Career Review. Practicing Patterns of Analysis by Division. Examining Essays of Analysis by Division. Student Writing. 'More Than Book ''Em,' Jerry Price. Professional Writing. 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus,' John Gray. Restaurant Review. 'Johnny''s Wiener Wagon on a Roll,' Floyd Garrison. Student Reading-Based Writing. 'Elvis Presley: King of the Twentieth Century,' Emmett Davis. Student Career-Related Writing. 'My Chosen Career: Respiratory Therapy,' Jolene Hawkins. Topics for Essays of Analysis by Division. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Analysis by Division. 8. PROCESS ANALYSIS: WRITING ABOUT DOING. Writing Essays of Process Analysis. Two Types of Process Analysis: Directive and Informative. Working with Stages. Basic Forms. Practicing Patterns of Process
Overview
1. THE ESSAY AND ITS PARTS. The Essay Defined. Student Writing: A Sample Essay. 'Razor Wire Sweat Lodge,' Leah. The Thesis Defined. Sources for the Thesis. Writing the Thesis. Patterns of Support for the Thesis. Special Paragraphs Within the Essay. Introductions. Support Paragraphs. Basic Frames. Conclusions. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: The Essay and Its Parts. 2. THE WRITING PROCESS: PREWRITING. The Writing Process Defined. Prewriting Strategies. Freewriting. Brainstorming and Listing. Clustering. Composing the Thesis. Outlining. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Prewriting. 3 THE WRITING PROCESS: WRITING, REVISING, AND EDITING. Writing Your First Draft. The Recursive Factor. Your Audience. Revising Your Writing: CLUESS. Coherence. Language. Unity. Emphasis. Support. Sentences. Adding Editing to Revision: CGPS. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Writing, Revising, and Editing. 4. READING FOR THINKING, DISCUSSION, AND WRITING. Reading-Based Writing. The Writing Component. The Reading Component. Reading-Based Writing and Other Approaches in Writing. Reading Techniques. SQ3R. Underlining. Annotating. Outlining. Taking Notes. Reading-Based Writing Forms. Summary. Reaction. Two-Part Response. Kinds of Support for Reading-Based Writing. Basic Formal Documentation in Reading-Based Writing. Citations. Works Cited. An Example of Student Reading-Based Writing. Student Essay with Documentation. 'Struggling Against Silence,' Lydia Hsiao. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Reading for Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. 5. DESCRIPTIVE NARRATION: MOVING THROUGH TIME AND SPACE. A Natural Combination of Narration and Description. The Narrative Pattern. Situation. Conflict. Struggle. Outcome. Meaning. The Descriptive Pattern. Types of Description. Imagery. Dominant Impression. Useful Procedure for Writing Description. Order for Descriptive Narration: Time and Space. Career-Related Writing: Workplace Reports. Practicing Patterns of Descriptive Narration. Examining Essays of Descriptive Narration. Student Writing. 'My First-and Best-Car,' Justin Downey. Professional Writing. 'An American in Mexico,' Alex Espinoza. 'No Tears for Frankie,' Gina Greenlee. Career-Related Writing. 'Incident Report of the Falling Shoppers,' Douglas Ross. Topics for Essays of Descriptive Narration. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Descriptive Narration. 6. EXEMPLIFICATION: WRITING WITH EXAMPLES. Writing Essays of Exemplification. Characteristics of Good Examples. Techniques for Finding Examples. Practicing Patterns of Exemplification. Examining Essays of Exemplification. Student Reading-Based Writing. 'Hungering for Sounds of Silence,' Eileen Baylor. Professional Writing. 'Who''s Cheap?' Adair Lara. 'The Jacket,' Gary Soto. Topics for Essays of Exemplification. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Exemplification. 7. ANALYSIS BY DIVISION: EXAMINING THE PARTS. Writing Essays of Analysis by Division. Organization. Sequence of Parts. Restaurant Review. Career Review. Practicing Patterns of Analysis by Division. Examining Essays of Analysis by Division. Student Writing. 'More Than Book ''Em,' Jerry Price. Professional Writing. 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus,' John Gray. Restaurant Review. 'Johnny''s Wiener Wagon on a Roll,' Floyd Garrison. Student Reading-Based Writing. 'Elvis Presley: King of the Twentieth Century,' Emmett Davis. Student Career-Related Writing. 'My Chosen Career: Respiratory Therapy,' Jolene Hawkins. Topics for Essays of Analysis by Division. Reading-Based Writing Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. General Topics. Writer''s Guidelines at a Glance: Analysis by Division. 8. PROCESS ANALYSIS: WRITING ABOUT DOING. Writing Essays of Process Analysis. Two Types of Process Analysis: Directive and Informative. Working with Stages. Basic Forms. Practicing Patterns of Process

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