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A Writer's Companion By Richard Marius

A Writer's Companion
by Richard Marius

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This text provides a guide to every step of essay writing, from invention through to the final draft, urging writers to write often, think about what is being written, and learn continually from the process. Topics such as paragraphs, diction and figurative language are covered.
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A Writer's Companion by Richard Marius

This text provides a guide to every step of essay writing, from invention through to the final draft, urging writers to write often, think about what is being written, and learn continually from the process. Topics such as paragraphs, diction and figurative language are covered.

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Table of Contents


First principles. The writing process: preparation for writing - finding a topic, writing drafts. Kinds of writing: qualities of the good essay; concluding remarks on an essay. Making arguments: making a good argument paper; arguments in various disciplines; the rhetoric of argument; arrangement of arguments; logical fallacies; concluding remarks on argument. Paragraphs: the structure of paragraphs; unity and disunity in the paragraph and essay; transitions between paragraphs; length of paragraphs; concluding remarks on paragraphs. Fundamental principles of sentences: writing good sentences; concluding remarks on sentences. Avoiding wordiness: common problems of wordiness. Good diction: principles of good diction; some lively problems in usage. Figurative language: similes and metaphors; other forms of figurative language; cliches; conclusion. False rules and what is true about them: common false rules; concluding remarks on false rules. Grammar and mechanics. Appendix: cliches.

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GOR002814916
A Writer's Companion by Richard Marius
Richard Marius
Used - Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
1994-07-31
288
0070405263
9780070405264
N/A
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