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Writing Exploratory Essays, 2nd edition

By Steven M. Strang, Ph.D. (Director, The Writing and Communication Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). This text is a first-year composition rhetoric and reader. Based on the concept of writers exploring subjects while at the same time exploring their own beliefs and experiences, it is a comprehensive text for any first-year course. Numerous readings, exercises, and assignments are included. Each chapter includes writing assignments for analysis, persuasion, and personal essays. The second edition of this highly regarded text includes much new material, including sections on research, rhetoric, ethics, and using the web. ISBN: 978-0-9823241-0-3

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