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The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing

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B>" The most successful rhetoric published in over a decade, "The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing" offers the most progressive and teachable introduction now available to academic and personal writing. The guide offers engaging instruction in rhetoric and composition, a flexible sequence of comprehensive writing assignments, numerous examples of student and professiona ...more
Hardcover, Second Edition
Published July 2nd 1999 by Longman Publishing Group (first published December 12th 1961)
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J.I.
It's a book about writing essays. It's boring and long. That being said, it lays out in very good detail important steps and strategies. That being said, it bores the snot out of most people before they can finish it. It's a helpful teaching aid, however, and as long as you're not just having people read it they'll enjoy it.
Rashaan
Though this text is much too comprehensive, in-depth, expensive and bulky to use in the classroom, it is absolutely chockfull of wonderful exercises, explanations and guidelines for literary reading and writing, critical thinking and essay composition. Anyone who's teaching reading and writing, this is an essential for your library and curriculum!
Irene
It's a actually pretty decent textbook! (aka, I didn't dread reading fifteen pages out of it every night and then taking a quiz on it the next day)
Mariah
Dec 06, 2009 Mariah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book I use in my classroom.
Bri_laughs_a_lot.
Explains things clearly. Very informative. Isn't that interesting, but then again it is a textbook...
Emily Mason
Helpful with specific types of wrting structure.
Jerjonji
Dec 31, 2008 Jerjonji rated it liked it
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This is one of the classics that should be on any writer/educator's bookshelves. I don't know what happened to my first copy so I was thrilled to find a new one.
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