Writing Analytically with Readings
- AUTHORS: David Rosenwasser; Jill Stephen
- ISBN-13: 9781305081413
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 880 Pages Loose-leaf
- 3rd Edition
- ©2015 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
Now available digitally-first through MindTap--the ultimate composition workflow solution designed to make students become better writers, this clear, concise, and extremely practical rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. The consistent focus on more perceptive academic writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for careful analysis-a skill that can be carried over into any kind of writing students do throughout college and their careers-remains a hallmark of WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E. Through careful attention to analysis, thesis and paper development, clear organization and user-friendly format, WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS helps students develop step-by-step into more effective writers.
Introduction: Fourteen Short Takes on Writing and the Writing Process.
Unit I: DEVELOPING AN ANALYTICAL FRAME OF MIND.
1. Analysis: What It Is and What It Does.
2. Writing as a Way of Thinking.
3. Toolkit of Analytical Methods I: Seeing Better, Seeing More.
4. Toolkit of Analytical Methods II: Going Deeper.
Unit 2: FINDING SOMETHING TO SAY.
5. 10 on 1: An Observation Strategy.
6. Writing about Reading: More Moves to Make with Written Texts.
7. Making Common Topics More Analytical.
Unit 3: WRITING ANALYTICAL PAPERS.
8. Reasoning from Evidence to Claims.
9. Analyzing Arguments.
10. Essay Shapes: Two Kinds of Organization.
11. Using 10 on 1 to Build a Paper.
12. Making Interpretations Plausible.
13. Making a Thesis Evolve.
14. Recognizing and Fixing Weak Thesis Statements.
15. Using Sources Analytically: The Conversation Model.
16. Finding, Citing, and Integrating Sources.
Unit 4: MATTERS OF FORM: THE SHAPES THAT THOUGHT TAKES.
17. Forms and Formats Across the Curriculum.
18. Introductions and Conclusions Across the Curriculum.
19. Revising for Style: Word Choice.
20. Revising for Style: The Rhetoric of the Sentence.
21. Revising for Correctness: Grammar and Punctuation.
Unit 5: THE READINGS.
22. Manners, Communication, and Technology.
23. Places and Spaces: Cities and Suburbs.
24. Race, Ethnicity and the “Melting Pot”.
25. The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language.