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40 Model Essays
Second Edition   ©2013

40 Model Essays

A Portable Anthology

Jane E. Aaron , Ellen Kuhl Repetto

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-1024-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-1024-0; Format: Paper Text, 416 pages

Accessible and affordable. Conveniently sized and offered at a value price, 40 Model Essays appeals to students and instructors alike for both its cost and its contents.

A judicious combination of classic and contemporary model essays.
Featuring selections from a diverse collection of respected writers on a variety of topics, 40 Model Essays presents a useful balance of traditional and recent readings. The balance of shorter and longer selections accommodates a variety of student reading levels.

Concise editorial material includes:

  • Effective instruction in the rhetorical methods. Core instruction in each chapter teaches students to craft essays that effectively utilize the 10 classic methods of development. An introduction to reading and writing initiates this instruction, helping students to become critical readers and capable writers.

  • Four sets of questions after every reading and writing topic. Questions on meaning, purpose, structure, and language follow every reading. Topics for writing follow every reading and every methods chapter.

  • Biographical headnotes for every selection