Writing Creative Nonfiction

Author: Carolyn Forche
ISBN: 9781435295582
Format: PDF, ePub
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Annie Dillard, Grace Paley, and Lee Gutkind are among more than thirty writers and teachers affiliated with the Associated Writing Programs who use examples from his or her own work to introduce the craft of creative nonfiction.

Language Awareness

Author: Paul Eschholz
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457697975
Format: PDF, ePub
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Language Awareness has long recognized the power of language and helped students understand and use that power critically and carefully as they make rhetorical choices about their own academic writing. The text provides extensive support for writing, while its relevant and engaging readings grouped into topics—such as community, discrimination, conflict, and gender—explore the pervasive influence of language on our lives. “Language in Action” activities connect the everyday and the academic by examining current texts and visuals to enhance students’ understanding of the readings. This thriving book has now been revised with input from reviewers across the country to include fresh new readings and updated instruction that invites students into the conversation about the power of language.

Models for Writers

Author: Alfred Rosa
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457685965
Format: PDF, Docs
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Models for Writers is a best-selling book with a simple yet effective combination that has worked for thousands of instructors and millions of students: short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction. Models continues to offer thought-provoking readings organized to demonstrate not only the rhetorical strategies that students will use in their own essays but also the elements and language that will make those essays effective—trustworthy coverage you won’t find anywhere else. Also unique to Models is its versatility and flexibility: It works in a wide range of courses and at various levels. This edition offers new classroom activities for academic and professional writing that will get students to think critically about and practice the kinds of writing they will be doing in college and beyond. The new edition anticipates the needs of today’s students with helpful strategies for developing a strong thesis statement, expanded coverage of logical fallacies, entirely new coverage of APA documentation, and online multimodal readings and tutorials on critical reading and other essential topics.

Beyond Feelings

Author: Vincent Ruggiero
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077431774
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing Third Edition

Author: Doug Babington
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 9781551119700
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing is a concise volume presenting essential material from the fourth edition of the full Broadview Guide to Writing. Included are summaries of key grammatical points and a reference guide to basic grammar; a glossary of usage; tips on writing style; a guide to bias-free writing; coverage of punctuation and writing mechanics; helpful advice on Internet research; and much more. For the third edition the section on citation and documentation (in four commonly-used styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE) has been extensively revised and updated.

Critical Thinking Reading and Writing

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457649974
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but complete guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it draws on the authors’ dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. This extraordinarily versatile text includes comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, from Aristotelian to Toulmin, to a new chapter on rhetorical analysis of pop culture texts, as well as 35 readings (including e-Pages that allow students to take advantage of working with multimodal arguments on the Web), and a casebook on the state and the individual. This affordable guide can stand alone or supplement a larger anthology of readings.

On Writing

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743455967
Format: PDF, Docs
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The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.

A Guide to MLA Documentation

Author: Joseph F. Trimmer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337555991
Format: PDF
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Briefer, more affordable, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular guide features the current MLA standards and principles, new annotated examples, and an expanded guide to citing online resources. The guide also provides numerous examples, a sample research paper, and helpful hints on such topics as evaluating resources and avoiding plagiarism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Room of One s Own

Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199642214
Format: PDF
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'Intellectual freedom depends on material things. Poetry depends on intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor...'In these two classic essays of feminist literature, Woolf argues passionately for women's intellectual freedom and their role in challenging the drive towards fascism and conflict. In A Room of One's Own she explores centuries of limitations placed on women, as well as celebrating the creativeachievements of the women writers who overcame these obstacles.In this first history of women's writing, she describes the importance of education, financial independence, and equality of opportunity to creative freedom. ThreeGuineas was written under the threat of fascism and impending war. A radical articulation of Woolf's pacifist politics, it investigates the causes of gender inequalities and the ways in which women's historic outsider position make them crucial in the prevention of war. Both these works started life as talks to groups of young women, and their engaging wit and informality establish Woolf as one of the twentieth-century's greatest essayists. Their argumentscontinue to reverberate in feminist discourse to this day.