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Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings
Susan Fawcett surprises with yet another edition of Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings, which has quickly become one of the most effective references for aspiring writers. It offers step-by-step lessons and a wealth of inspiring readings that help students develop the necessary skills for academic writing. This highly acclaimed book earned its...
Susan Fawcett surprises with yet another edition of Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings, which has quickly become one of the most effective references for aspiring writers. It offers step-by-step lessons and a wealth of inspiring readings that help students develop the necessary skills for academic writing. This highly acclaimed book earned its top-seller status because of Fawcett's compelling writing and instruction style, which not only engages students to develop more interest in writing, but also inspires them to practice their skills. The sample readings used are a mix of professional and student writings, and the perfectly paced exercises challenge students to keep doing better. The ninth edition also offers additional text on essay writing, plus extra student models and pictures to add interest. Susan Fawcett, author of Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings (ISBN 9780495798576) is an acclaimed educator and writer known for Evergreen and Grassroots. She is an award-winning author recognized for her excellent contributions to the fields of language and literature. She has also written numerous nonfiction articles and poetry on a wide variety of subjects. Fawcett developed a truly amazing material in the form of Evergreen, offering page after page of fresh ideas on developmental writing. The book is divided into 5 units, the first of which offers an introduction to the writing process, as well as its main elements (subject, audience, and purpose). The second unit talks about paragraphs and the process of developing them. Chapters discussing how to generate and arrange ideas to achieve coherence are also included. Unit 3 talks about the different types of paragraphs (including descriptive and narrative paragraphs, definition and comparison paragraphs, classification paragraphs, persuasion paragraphs, and cause and effect paragraphs). Unit 4 offers a comprehensive discussion of essays, and the last unit is reserved for technical topics that can help improve actual writing skills.
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