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The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing
  • Priscilla Finley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Book Review
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Unusual for a style handbook, Nuts and Bolts embeds writing advice in essays that identify rhetorical structures as tools for "shaping your ideas, questions and convictions to share with others." While it offers suggestions that will help writers fine-tune their sentences and paragraphs, it has a lot to say about the machinery of college writing on a grander scale--the switches, transformers, and fans which must function well before a unit can be bolted together.

  • Books — Reviews; Composition (Language arts); Creative writing; Reference books
Citation Information
Priscilla Finley. "The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing" Choice Vol. 41 Iss. 8 (2004) p. 1
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