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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Besides containing relevant, concrete, and sufficient evidence (see pages 36-43)
, a strong supporting paragraph is (1) often focused by a topic sentence and (2)
organized around one or more patterns of development. We'll focus on both ...
Like a thesis statement, the topic sentence signals the paragraph's subject and
frequently indicates the writer's attitude toward that subject. In the topic sentences
that follow, the subject of the paragraph is underlined once and the attitude ...
Dominant impression (thesis) Informal topic sentence: Definition paragraph
Informal topic — sentence: First paragraph in a four-part spatial sequence Simile
Informal topic — sentence: Second paragraph in the spatial sequence my head
and I ...
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THE READING PROCESS
ETHICS AND MORALITY
THE WRITING PROCESS
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