The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers

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9780130736697: The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers

For one/two-semester Freshman Composition courses. This best-selling writing guide integrates purpose, process, and rhetorical strategies into every chapter, offering students-as well as new instructors-the clearest explanation of writing. In addition to emphasizing critical reading, every major chapter contains professional and student samples, rhetorical techniques, journal exercises, reading and writing activities, collaborative activities, peer-response guidelines, revision suggestions, and a student essay in each chapter contains writing process materials (outlines, audience analysis, interview notes, drafts, revision plans, etc.).

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A complete rhetoric, reader, and handbook that is organized around the major purposes of writing--moving from personal writing to academic writing and the research paper. Each purpose is presented in a self-contained chapter that provides professional and student readings and takes student through the entire writing process.

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This best-selling writing guide—used at hundreds of colleges and universities—offers the clearest explanation of college writing. Every chapter contains advice on choosing a subject, collecting data, drafting, and revising for a specific purpose, while also integrating the appropriate rhetorical strategies. Effective student examples, professional essays, and journal exercises further illustrate how the writing process changes with each different purpose.

NEW FEATURES

  • Twelve new professional essays by authors such as Barbara Kingsolver, Margaret Talbot, Deborah Tannen, David Ansen, Nicholas Lemann, Emily Prager, Robin Morgan, and Jeremiah Creedon.
  • Companion Website™—www.prenhall.com/reid—and complete online courses in B1ackBoard, WebCT, and CourseCompass course management platforms.
  • Increased emphasis on writing a variety of genres based on real-world situations.

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