Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing, The, Concise Edition, 8th edition

  • John D. Ramage, 
  • John C. Bean, 
  • June Johnson

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The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing, Concise Edition integrates composition research with rhetorical theory and insights from across the curriculum. Clear explanations, engaging classroom activities and flexible aims-based writing assignments help you produce effective, idea-rich essays in academic and civic genres.

Published by Pearson (July 27th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137536443

Subject: Composition

Category: Rhetorics

Table of contents

Brief Contents

Part 1: A Rhetoric for Writers

  1. Posing Problems: The Demands of College Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking
  2. Exploring Problems: Making Claims
  3. Thinking Critically About Rhetorical Problems
  4. How Messages Persuade
  5. Thinking Critically About Document Design, Visual Rhetoric, and Multimodal Messages

Part 2: Writing Projects

  1. Reading Rhetorically: The Writer as Strong Reader
  2. Writing an Exploratory Essay or Annotated Bibliography
  3. Analyzing Images
  4. Analyzing and Synthesizing Ideas
  5. Writing a Classical Argument
  6. Proposing a Solution

Part 3: A Guide to Composing and Revising

  1. Writing as a Problem-Solving Process
  2. Strategies for Writing Closed-Form Prose
  3. Strategies for Composing Multimodal Texts

Part 4: A Rhetorical Guide to Research

  1. Using Sources
  2. Citing and Documenting Sources

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