9780205787128

The Writer's Purposes A Reader for Composition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205787128

  • ISBN 10:

    0205787126

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/28/2010
  • Publisher: Longman

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Summary

Part of the Penguin Academics series , The Writer#x19;s Purposes: A Reader for Compositionis a rhetorical reader that focuses on reading and writing for specific purposes.#xA0; #xA0; #xA0;Each chapter in this carefully sequenced reader shows#xA0;the reader#xA0;how to read critically and rhetorically for a specific purpose, engages#xA0;the reader #xA0;with classic and contemporary essays, and helps the reader navigate the writing process.#xA0; Author Stephen Reid outlines the specific skills needed for each writing purpose and shows the reader how to adapt a variety of topics to specific audiences and contexts.#xA0; Short but essential rhetorical guidelines are followed by professional and student essays that model each of the featured purposes:#xA0; Observing, Remembering, Investigating, Explaining, Evaluating,#xA0; Problem-Solving, and Arguing.#xA0; The Writer#x19;s Purposesenables the reader to move from descriptive and narrative writing to expository and argumentative writing.

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