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The literate writer : a rhetoric with readings across four genres

Author: David J Kann
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub. Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Kann
ISBN: 1559343729 9781559343725
OCLC Number: 31206951
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 830 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. YOU AND YOUR WRITING. 1. What this book assumes about you and your writing --
2. The qualities of effective writing --
3. How writing happens: an overview of the process / PART TWO. Discovering your experiences and your ideas. 4. Prewriting strategies: discovering what you have to say --
5. Your subject and your dominant idea / PART III. REVISING YOUR WORK. 6. Thinking about your audience --
Focusing your reader's attention --
Openings and closings --
Style, voice, and language / PART IV. STRATEGIES FOR ORGANIZING YOUR IDEAS. 10. Description: Using imagery to put your audience in the place --
11. Narration, plot, and character: involving your reader in time and conflict --
12. Describing a process: showing how something is done --
13. Comparing and contrasting: showing likenesses and differences --
14. Classification and analysis: grouping and dismantling --
15. Cause and effect: showing the connections between events --
16. Definition: making meanings for your reader / PART V. MAKING A LOGICAL POINT. 17. Argument and persuasion. / PART VI. USING SOURCES. 18. The research paper.
Responsibility: David J. Kann.
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