Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays (4th Edition) – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Zoe L. Albright, John Langan
  • File Size: 31 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 748 Pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 4th edition 
  • Publication Date: January 15, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07M6LDN8L
  • ISBN-10: 007353479X, 1260569780, 1260547744
  • ISBN-13: 9780073534794, 9781260569780, 9781260547740


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About The Author

John Langan

John Langan

Professor John Langan taught writing and reading at Atlantic Cape Community College, New Jersey, for over 25 years. He obtained postgraduate degrees in reading and writing at Rowan University and a magna cum laude from LaSalle University before beginning his teaching career.

He has written several college textbooks on reading and writing in addition to being the coauthor of the best-selling The Longman Reader.

Through Townsend Press, his educational publishing company, he has created the nonprofit "Townsend Library," a collection of more than 100 new and classic stories that appeal to readers of all ages.

Zoé L. Albright

Exploring Writing, 4th Edition, (PDF) focuses on writing skills and processes. By stating a set of four skills for effective writing, Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays motivates new writers to see writing as a skill that can be learned and a process that must be studied. The four skills, or bases, for helpful writing are as follows:

Support: Support the points with particular evidence and plenty of it.

Sentence skills: Revise and revise so that sentences are error-free for clearer and more effective communication.

Unity: Discover a clearly defined point or topic sentence, and ensure that all other information in the paragraph or essay supports that point.

Coherence: Organize and connect supporting evidence so that essays and paragraphs transition smoothly from one bit of supporting information to the next.

The four bases are vital to effective writing, whether it is a cover letter for a job application, a narrative paragraph,  or an essay assignment. Revised with 11 new readings (including works by Carol Dweck and Ta-Nehisi Coates), new content on literary analysis, and revised student examples, Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays 4e involves college students in the writing process and facilitates their development as academic and professional writers.

978-0073534794, 978-1260569780, 978-1260547740

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