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The Contemporary Writer (Full) Edna M. Troiano, Julia Draus Scott 0130909300 9780130909305 This book helps readers become comfortable, confident, and competent writers who can function in any writing situation by analyzing the audience and context, c
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The Contemporary Writer (Full) by Edna M. Troiano, Julia Draus Scott

This book helps readers become comfortable, confident, and competent writers who can function in any writing situation by analyzing the audience and context, clarifying their own ideas, and writing clear prose. It focuses on fundamental concepts and practices shared by all prose writers--generating ideas, organizing material, drafting and revising--while demonstrating, through examples, readings, and writing exercises, how to apply these skills in academic, workplace, and personal writing tasks. Provides instruction and exercises on the use of computers as writing tools. Reading Widely, Carefully, And Critically. Discovering A Purpose And Developing A Thesis. Gathering Ideas And Information. Building Strong Paragraphs And Essays. Including Details, Examples, And Evidence. Choosing Appropriate Words And Style. Revising Writing. Understanding Rhetorical Strategies. Narrative. Description. Illustration. Process Analysis. Casual Analysis. Comparison And Contrast. Classification. Definition. Argument. Writing Researched Papers. Doing Research In Libraries And On The Internet. Documenting Sources. Writing Essay Exams. Formatting And Designing College And Workplace Writing. Giving Oral Presentations In College And At Work. Handbook: Sentence Structure. Usage. Punctuation. Guidelines For Speakers Of Other Languages. For anyone who wants to become more comfortable, confident, and competent in any writing situation--academic, workplace, and personal.

Author: Edna M. Troiano, Julia Draus Scott

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 608

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 2000-11-08

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