Strategies for Successful Writing: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader, and Handbook

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*Written in a clear, engaging style, this text combines four books-a rhetoric, a research guide, a reader, and a handbook-into one convenient teaching tool. The Rhetoric section presents a full range of writing strategies, along with chapters on paragraphs, sentences, style, and three specialized types of writing. This section also includes in-depth chapters on planning and drafting, as well as revising and editing a paper. The Research Guide section includes three comprehensive chapters on the research process, making supplemental handouts or guides unnecessary. The Reader section contains forty-four essays that illustrate the different writing strategies and display a wide variety of styles, tones, and themes. The Handbook section offers easy access to the major elements of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, and includes a unit on spelling and a glossary of word usage. *Available in an alternate version-without the Handbook section.

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Written in a clear, engaging style, this text combines four books -- a rhetoric, a research guide, a reader, and a handbook -- into one convenient teaching tool. The rhetoric section presents a full range of writing strategies, along with chapters in paragraphs, sentences, style, and three specialized types of writing. The research guide section includes three comprehensive chapters on the research paper making supplemental handouts or guides unnecessary. The reader section contains forty-two essays that illustrate the different writing strategies and display a wide variety of styles, tones, and themes. The handbook section offers easy access to the major elements of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, and includes a unit on spelling and a glossary of word usage.

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Written in a clear, engaging style, this 4-in-1 volume combines four books—a rhetoric, a research guide, a reader, and a handbook—into one convenient learning/reference tool. The Rhetoric section presents a full range of writing strategies, along with chapters on paragraphs, sentences, style, and three specialized types of writing, and in-depth chapters on planning and drafting, as well as revising and editing a paper. The Research Guide section includes three comprehensive chapters on the research process. The Reader section contains forty-four essays that illustrate the different writing strategies and display a wide variety of styles, tones, and themes. The Handbook section offers easy access to the major elements of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, and includes a unit on spelling and a glossary of word usage. (The book is available in an alternate version—without the Handbook section.) For anyone wanting an all-in-one resource for learning or reviewing rhetorical writing strategies.

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