The Macmillan Reader
Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 562 pages
Featuring the same superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking selections as its widely-praised parent text, The Longman Reader, Brief Edition is an all new, shorter, more portable alternative to the best-selling, rhetorically-organized original, The Longman Reader (formerly titled The Macmillan Reader ).
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After prewriting, deciding on a thesis, and developing and organizing evidence,
you're ready to write a first draft — a rough, provisional version of your essay.
Because of your work in the preceding stages, the first draft may flow quite
(To see how one student, Harriet Davids, moved from outline to first draft, turn to
pages 65-67.) Although outlines and lists are valuable for guiding your work, don'
t be so dependent on them that you shy away from new ideas that surface during
If you're most concerned about your draft's overall meaning (pages 72-73),
readers don't necessarily need a copy of your essay. The draft can be read aloud
so everyone can hear it. However, if you want feedback on individual paragraphs
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THE READING PROCESS
ETHICS AND MORALITY
THE WRITING PROCESS
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