Curious Writer, The, 6th edition
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The Curious Writer reads not like a textbook nor a set of guidelines for composing essays. Instead, it encourages you to suspend judgment, ask questions and seek answers, much like academics do. The title covers genres beyond the academic essay — narrative, profile, review, ethnography, and argument — with a "personality" lacking in similar resources. By acting on your own curiosities, you'll develop the habits of mind necessary to become a critical thinker, reader and writer. Featuring two new co-authors, the 6th edition brings genre and reflection to center stage and adds a series of new readings on climate change demonstrating writing approaches by genre.
Published by Pearson (June 30th 2022) - Copyright © 2022
Table of contents
PART 1: THE SPIRIT OF INQUIRY
- Writing as Inquiry
- Reading as Inquiry
PART 2: INQUIRY PROJECTS
- Writing a Personal Essay
- Writing a Profile
- Writing an Ethnographic Essay
- Writing an Analytical Essay
- Writing a Review
- Writing a Proposal
- Writing an Argument
PART 3: INQUIRING DEEPER
- Writing a Research Essay
- Research Strategies
- Using and Citing Sources
PART 4: RE-INQUIRING
- Re-Genre: Repurposing Your Writing for Multimedia Genres
- Revision Strategies
- The Writer’s Workshop
- The Writing Portfolio
- The Annotated Bibliography
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