The compact reader : short essays by method and theme /
|Published:||Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, |
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Table of Contents:
- Part 1: A compact guide to reading and writing. Reading ; Developing an essay ; Revising ; Editing
- Part 2: Short essays by method and theme. Narration : growing up ; Description : experiencing new places ; Example : using language ; Division or analysis : looking at popular culture ; Classification : sorting friends and neighbors ; Process analysis : considering the natural environment ; Comparison and contrast : examining stereotypes ; Definition : pursuing happiness ; Cause-and-effect analysis : investigating the working world ; Argument and persuasion : discussing social issues
- Appendix: Working with sources
- Guide to the elements of writing.