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Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays

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This work serves as a guidebook for every step of the writing process. Emphasizing both process and practice, with a focus on revision, the second edition helps to apply and advance writing skills using John Langan's proven techniques.
Paperback, 705 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (first published January 1st 2007)
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Jonathan
From an educator's standpoint, this textbook is merely average. I find myself arguing with many of the answers it considers correct to its exercises, and sometimes on what it is teaching the student is correct punctuation. It may be a question of style more than practice, but still. The text redeems itself somewhat by including a mini guide to citation. Its main redeeming quality is that it has a good selection of readings to use as examples of different types of essays. I read the third edition ...more
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