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The prose reader : essays for thinking, reading, and writing

Author: Kim Flachmann; Michael Flachmann
Publisher: New York : Pearson, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Flachmann; Michael Flachmann
ISBN: 9780205891504 0205891500 9780321881083 0321881087
OCLC Number: 809845132
Description: xxviii, 612 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Why learn how to think critically? --
What exactly is critical thinking? --
What do I need to know about reading and writing critically? --
Description: exploring through the senses --
Narration: telling a story --
Example: illustrating ideas --
Process analysis: explaining step by step --
Division/classification: finding categories --
Comparison/contrast: discovering similarities and differences --
Definition: limiting the frame of reference --
Cause/effect: tracing reasons and results --
Argument and persuasion: inciting people to thought or action --
Thinking, reading, and writing in different literary forms: combining rhetorical modes --
References: 1. Introducing the documented essay --
2. Reading a documented essay --
3. Preparing to write your own documented essay --
4. Finding sources --
5. Avoiding plagiarism --
6. Staying organized --
7. Writing a documented essay --
8. Documenting --
9. Revising and editing a documented essay.
Responsibility: Kim Flachmann, Michael Flachmann.

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