Writing : A Guide for College and Beyond by Lester Faigley (2006, Hardcover)
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About this product
- SynopsisWriting: A Guide for College and Beyonduses written instruction and visual tools to teach how to read, write, and research effectively for different purposes.
- AuthorLester Faigley
- Number Of Pages784 pages
- Publication Date2006-12-19
- PublisherLongman Publishing
- Copyright Date2007
- Weight50.1 Oz
- Height0.5 In.
- Width7 In.
- Length9 In.
- GroupCollege Audience
- LC Classification NumberPE1408.F255 2006
- Dewey Decimal808.0420711
- Dewey Edition22
Table Of Content
- Table Of ContentPreface PART 1: THE WRITER AS EXPLORER 1. Making Discoveries Look with new eyes Make discoveries Find a territory Use guides 2. Reading to Explore Become a critical reader Look with a critical eye Read actively Recognize fallacies Respond as a reader 3. Planning a Journey Determine your direction Write a thesis Plan your route 4. Returning and Revising See again Evaluate your draft Respond to others Pay attention to details PART 2: THE WRITER AS GUIDE 5. Writing in College Understand the demands of writing in college Think about your aim Think about your genre 6. Writing Effectively Understand the rhetorical situation Think about your audience Think about your credibility Become a successful writer Angela Yamashita, Got Roddick? 7. Reflecting Writing reflections An effective reflection Sue Kunitomi Embrey, Some Lines for a Younger Brother . . . How to read reflections Editorial Bharati Mukherjee, Two Ways to Belong in America Short story Pam Houston, A Blizzard under Blue Sky Memoir Pablo Medina, Arrival: 1960 Essay David Sedaris, Let it Snow Blog Jason Christopher Hartley, Just Another Soldier Essay Rick Bass, Why I Hunt: A Predator's Meditation Essay Amy Tan, Mother Tongue How to write a reflection Student example Janine Carter, The Miracle Quilt Projects 8. Observing Writing observations An effective observation Annie Dillard, Living Like Weasels How to read observations Travel account John Wesley Powell, The First Descent of the Grand Canyon Photo essay Ansel Adams, Photographs of Japanese-Americans at Manzanar Essay Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place Article Tom Meagher and Suzanne Travers, Low Wages, Strong Backs Travel account Salman Hameed, The Travelogue of an Astronomer How to write an observation Student example
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