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Patterns for College Writing

Patterns for College Writing - 12th edition

Patterns for College Writing - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780312676841

ISBN10: 0312676840

Patterns for College Writing by Laurie G. Kirszner - ISBN 9780312676841
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Bedford Books
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Patterns for College Writing by Laurie G. Kirszner - ISBN 9780312676841

ISBN13: 9780312676841

ISBN10: 0312676840

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 12
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Summary

Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and contemporary essays. Along with more examples of student writing than any other reader, Patterns has the most comprehensive coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process, with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest explanations of the patterns of development; and the most thorough apparatus of any rhetorical reader, all reasons why Patterns for College Writing is the best-selling reader in the country. And the new edition includes exciting new readings and expanded coverage of critical reading, working with sources, and research.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE WRITING PROCESS
1 Reading to Write: Becoming a Critical Reader
2 Invention
3 Arrangement
4 Drafting and Revising
5 Editing and Proofreading
PART TWO: READINGS FOR WRITERS
6 Narration
7 Description
8 Exemplification
9 Process
10 Cause and Effect
11 Comparison and Contrast
12 Classification and Division
13 Definition
14 Argumentation
15 Combining the Patterns
16 Finding and Evaluating Sources
17 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
18 Documenting Sources: MLA
Glossary
Index