The Informed Writer: Using Sources in the Disciplines

By Charles Bazerman

Bazerman' s The expert author teaches scholars to formulate unique arguments via fourteen other forms of writing actions, starting from short summaries to full-scale learn papers. scholars are inspired to discover the shut connection among writing and analyzing, in addition to the social context for his or her writing. pupil writing examples and whole learn papers version either MLA and APA types.

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