Writing Analytically

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Authors : David Rosenwasser; Jill Stephen


496 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2003

©2012, Published


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The popular, brief rhetoric that treats writing as thinking, WRITING ANALYTICALLY, Sixth Edition, offers a sequence of specific prompts that teach students across the curriculum how the process of analysis and synthesis is a vehicle for original and well-developed ideas. The book’s governing premise... more


To make the book’s arguments and advice clearer, easier to find, and more clearly incremental, the sixth edition of WRITING ANALYTICALLY is streamlined and organized into three units: (I) The Analytical Frame of Mind; (II) Writing Analytical Papers: How to Use Evidence, Evolve Claims, and Converse w... more

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New introductory chapter. Chapter 1, “Introduction to This Book, to College Writing, and to Thinking About Thinking,” shows students how they can take best advantage of the text and its features. For instance, the chapter includes a series of 15 “Short Takes” that forecast the modular organization o... more