Synopses & Reviews
Making Your Audience See. 10. Narration: Telling Your Audience a Story. 12. Persuasive Writing: Seeking Agreement. 13. The Literary Essay and Review. 14. Research: Written with Christopher Otero-Piersante. 15. A Collection of Student Essays Journals. 16. Handbook of English. 17. Twelve Million Sources: InfoTrac« Access.
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