Ideas and Details : Guide to College Writing
With its compact, focused approach to English and composition, the third edition of Ideas and Details emphasizes thinking strategies for the novice college writer. Designed to make a student writer more self-reliant outside the classroom, special chapter sections provide examples and encouragement throughout the writing and learning process. Sample papers are entirely student written, and practice exercises encourage students to learn by refining and exploring their own technique. Conveyed in an informal tone which students and instructors alike will appreciate, Ideas and Details 3/e speaks directly to its readers to inform and inspire creative, informative, and disciplined writing.
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 137.16 x 208.28 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
- 01 Sep 1999
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
Table of contents
The Honest Writer. The Two-Part Secret of Good Writing: Ideas and Details. Getting Ideas: Brain Teasers to Help You Write on Almost Anything. Paragraphs: Little Combination of Ideas and Details. Order from Chaos: Thesis and Outline. The Draft: That Frenzy Near Madness. Revising Drafts: Writing Is Revising. Writing with Style. Description: Making Your Audience See. Narration: Telling Your Audience a Story. Informative Writing: Telling Your Audience What It Doesn't Know. Persuasive Writing: Seeking Agreement from an Audience. The Literary Essay and Review. Research. A Collection of Student Essays. Handbook of English.