11 Essentials of Effective Writing 1st Edition

Ann Marie Radaskiewicz McNeely

  • © 2014
  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2000
  • 320 Pages


11 ESSENTIALS OF EFFECTIVE WRITING is organized around the eleven characteristics of quality writing, which include clear subject, audience, and purpose; vivid language; complete paragraphs; clear organization; and more. The integration of the writing process and extensive exercises provide students with the foundation they need to be successful writers in their academic, personal, and professional lives. Clear, succinct explanations and a variety of visuals and examples help students easily remember the eleven essential qualities of writing as they learn to apply them to their own writing. Each chapter features a checklist so students can evaluate their writing for successful use of one of the eleven qualities and suggested activities designed to specifically highlight academic, professional, and personal applications. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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  • Chapter organization is broken down into eleven essential characteristics that all writing shares and students are certain to remember: Clear Subject, Audience, and Purpose, Conventional Form and Features, Four Rules for Clear Sentences, Vivid Language, Complete Paragraphs, Coherent Paragraphs, Cohesive Paragraphs, Clear Organization in Essays and Other Multi-Paragraph Compositions, Interesting Openings, Effective Closings, and Sensitivity and Tact.

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