Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing, The, Concise Edition, 8th edition
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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
Table of contents
Part 1: A Rhetoric for Writers
- Posing Problems: The Demands of College Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking
- Exploring Problems: Making Claims
- Thinking Critically About Rhetorical Problems
- How Messages Persuade
- Thinking Critically About Document Design, Visual Rhetoric, and Multimodal Messages
Part 2: Writing Projects
- Reading Rhetorically: The Writer as Strong Reader
- Writing an Exploratory Essay or Annotated Bibliography
- Analyzing Images
- Analyzing and Synthesizing Ideas
- Writing a Classical Argument
- Proposing a Solution
Part 3: A Guide to Composing and Revising
- Writing as a Problem-Solving Process
- Strategies for Writing Closed-Form Prose
- Strategies for Composing Multimodal Texts
Part 4: A Rhetorical Guide to Research
- Using Sources
- Citing and Documenting Sources
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