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The Allyn & Bacon guide to writing

Author: John D Ramage; John C Bean; June Johnson
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Brief ed., 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Ramage; John C Bean; June Johnson
ISBN: 0321106210 9780321106216
OCLC Number: 49558684
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xlvii, 751 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Posing problems: the demands of college writing --
Pursuing problems: exploratory writing and talking --
Thinking rhetorically about question, thesis, and support --
Thinking rhetorically about purpose, audience, and genre --
Seeing rhetorically: the writer as observer --
Reading rhetorically: the writer as strong reader --
Writing an autobiographical narrative --
Writing an exploratory essay --
Writing an informative (and surprising) essay --
Analyzing images --
Analyzing numerical data --
Analyzing a short story --
Analyzing and synthesizing ideas --
Investigating cause and consequence --
Writing a classical argument --
Making an evaluation --
Proposing a solution --
Writing as a problem-solving process --
Composing and revising closed-form prose --
Composing and revising open-form prose --
An introduction to research --
Finding and evaluating sources --
Using, citing, and documenting sources --
Advanced or specialized research skills --
Oral communication: working in groups and giving speeches --
Essay examinations: writing well under pressure --
Assembling a portfolio and writing a reflective self-evaluation.
Other Titles: Allyn and Bacon guide to writing
Responsibility: John D. Ramage, John C. Bean, June Johnson.

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