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The informal, student-friendly tone of this rhetorically-organized rhetoric/reader/handbooks provides step-by-step instructions on writing a variety of short, 500-800-word essays. This is a text that both students and instructors can use easily.
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Jean Wyrick is Professor Emerita of English at Colorado State University, where she was Director of Composition for 11 years. She has more than 25 years of experience teaching writing, training writing teachers, and designing writing/writing-across-the-curriculum programs. Her other textbooks include THE RINEHART READER and DISCOVERING IDEAS. She has presented over a hundred workshops and papers on the teaching of writing, American literature, American Studies, and Women's Studies.Review:
"Upon reading Steps, my students usually comment that they are surprised that they can actually understand an English text."
"Wyrick's strength lies in her ability to write clear, effective explanations."
"I really like the "user-friendly" style and tone, the humor, and the ability of students to use and understand it."
"The direct, straightforward advice, the student-specific examples, and the engaging professional essays make this textbook stand out from the others."
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Book Description Heinle, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. 6th. Seller Inventory # DADAX1413010431
Book Description Heinle, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1413010431