This brief rhetoric focuses on the key academic writing strategies of summary, synthesis, analysis, and critique. Responding to the growing interest in academic writing, this popular guide focuses on the critical reading and writing strategies necessary to help students interpret and incorporate source material into their own papers. The text employs high-interest readings from a range of disciplines to allow students to practice their summary and synthesis skills, while numerous student papers model the kinds of academic texts students are expected to produce, no matter what their area of study. Individuals who want help with writing up researched or documented papers.
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Based on the best-selling Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, this primer for academic writing focuses on broad rhetorical strategies - summary, critique, synthesis, and analysis - that will aid in academic success whatever the discipline. The authors' focus on and coverage of the four academic writing strategies has garnished outstanding praise from reviewers. Their thorough coverage of the writing process and critical reading is found throughout the book. This coverage includes sample academic documents and essays, annotated "drafts" used to model the development of these key writing strategies, and coverage of research and documentation that includes discussion of research strategies, writing up research, and documentation styles. Finally, the authors have combined timely, compelling, and challenging readings with writing exercises and chapter summaries to make this book both engaging and easy to learn from. For those interested in becoming proficient in academic writing.
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Book Description Longman, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0321207807
Book Description Longman, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110321207807