Ideas and Details

Ideas and Details

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This brief rhetoric takes the approach that good writing combines fresh ideas energized by vivid details.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 160.02 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • 0155074776
  • 9780155074774

Table of contents

Preface. 1: The Honest Writer. 2: The Two-Part Secret of Good Writing: Ideas and Details. 3: Getting Ideas: Brain Teasers to Help You Write on Almost Anything. 4: Paragraphs: Ideas and Details in Miniature. 5: Order from Chaos: Thesis and Outline. 6: The Draft: That Frenzy Near Madness. 7: Revising Drafts: Writing Is Revising. 8: Writing with Style. 9: Description: Making Your Audience See A Writer's Eye: Four Ways to Visualize Ideas. 10: Narration: Telling Your Audience a Story. 11: Informative Writing: Telling Your Audience What It Doesn't. 12: Persuasive Writing: Seeking Agreement from an Audience. 13: The Literary Essay and Review. 14: Research. 15: A Collection of Student Essays. 16: Handbook of English.
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