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Intended for Introductory Developmental Writing Courses at the college level. Also, it is a very useful tool as a Freshman Composition Handbook. This text reinforces the skills needed for effective written communication. Contemporary student and professional essays guide users through each of the eight primary purposes for writing, and are coupled with collaborative and individual assignments encouraging peer discussion and debate. Built-in grammar and revision guides fall at the end of each chapter: Focus on Essays provides information on the larger issues of essay organization, Focus on Paragraphs discusses editing techniques and structure, while Focus on Sentences offers a concise summary of the basic rules of grammar and usage.Are the methods of reasoning used in the essay best for what is being said at different points in the essay: definition, description, examples, classification, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, and analysis? A gardener begins with a controllinganbsp;...

Author:Kim Flachmann, Jane Maher, Elizabeth H. Campbell, Nancy Johnson, D. B. Magee, Beth Everest, William Bunn
Publisher: - 2001


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