9780312531133

Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition

Rosa, Alfred; Eschholz, Paul

ISBN 10: 0312531133 / 0-312-53113-3
ISBN 13: 9780312531133
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Softcover
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It’s a simple, best-selling combination that has worked for over 20 years — short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models for Writers continues to offer thought-provoking selections organized to demonstrate not only the rhetorical patterns that students will use in their own essays but also the elements and language that will make those essays effective.

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Book Description: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface Introduction for Students Part One: On Reading and Writing Well 1 The Writing Process Prewriting Understand Your Argument Choose a Subject Area, and Focus on a Topic Get Ideas and Collect Information Establish Your Thesis Know Your Audience Determine Your Method of Development Map Your Organization Writing the First Draft Create a Title Focus on Beginnings and Endings Revising Editing Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices Sentence Fragments Subject-Verb Agreement Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Verb Tense Shifts Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Faulty Parallelism Weak Nouns and Verbs Academic Diction and Tone ESL Concerns (Articles and Nouns) Proofreading Writing an Expository Essay: A Student Essay in Progress Jeffrey Olesky,Golf: A Character Builder(student essay) 2 From Reading to Writing Getting the Most Out of Your Reading Step 1: Prepare Yourself to Read the Selection Step 2: The Selection Step 3: Reread Step 4: Annotate the Text with Marginal Notes Step 5: Analyze the Text with Questions An Example: Annotating Isaac Asimov's "Intelligence" Rachel Carson,Fable for Tomorrow Using Your Reading in the Writing Process Reading as a Writer Writing from Reading: Three Sample Student Essays A Narrative Essay: Lisa V. Driver,The Strong Arm of a Sixth-Grade Teacher (student essay) A Response Essay: Zoe Ockenga,The Excuse "Not To"(student essay) An Analytical Essay: Susan Francis,The Disgrace of Man(student essay) Part Two: The Elements of the Essay 3 Thesis Helen Keller,The Most Important Day James Lincoln Collier,Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name * Buzz Bissinger,Faster, Higher, Stronger, No Longer 4 Unity Sandra Cisneros,My Name * Malcolm Gladwell,No Mer. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0312531133

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