July 22, 2009

Writing with a Purpose

This writing guide addresses planning, drafting, and editing effective writing. It discusses grammatical ways to effectively develop arguments, including structuring sentences and paragraphs. It discusses writing style, including the tone of writing and word choices. Sections focus on planning and writing of research papers, writing narration and description, writing comparative pieces, definitions, analysis, and pursuasive pieces. Finally, a section on grammar provides references on sentence elements and structure, mechanics, and punctuation. This practical writing guide is useful as a textbook to teach writing skills as well as a reference book to answer quick questions for experienced writers.

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Writing with a Purpose
Joseph F. Trimmer
14th ed
PE 1408 .T695 2004