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Writing papers in college : a brief guide

Author: Harvey S Wiener
Publisher: Boston : Longman, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey S Wiener
ISBN: 9780205029068 020502906X
OCLC Number: 693751003
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One: Principles of reading and writing --
1. Reading critically --
2. Reading visual images --
3. Active writing --
4. Finding and supporting a thesis --
5. Planning a paper: outlining --
6. Writing your paper --
7. Revising for thought, content, and structure --
8. Revising to improve language --
9. Revising and editing to improve style --
10. Revising and editing for additional style problems --
11. One student writing: revising and editing in action --
Part Two: Methods of development --
12. Description --
13. Narration --
14. Example --
15. Process --
16. Comparison and contrast --
17. Classification and division --
18. Cause and effect --
19. Definition --
20. Argumentation --
Part Three: Research and writing from sources --
21. Doing research --
22. Selecting, organizing, and integrating source material in your writing --
23. Writing your research paper and citing and documenting sources --
A minibook of essential grammar and common errors.
Responsibility: Harvey S. Wiener.
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