Quiz on Writing Analytically: Formats, Introductions, Conclusions

Read this book called David Rosenwasser. Writing Analytically. 7rd Edition. Cengage Learning.and answer the question below for the quiz

his quiz is based on Writing Analytically, Chapter 9, \”From Paragraphs to Papers,\” 229-245.

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Question 1 1 pts
Match the names of three organizational patterns for writing with their definitions.
Concessions and Refutations: Giving and Taking Away

Comparison/Contrast: Two Formats

Climactic order

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formats make communication among members of a discipline easier and more efficient;
formats offer writers a means of finding and exploring ideas.

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In the following organizational scheme, which entry cannot be used as part of a heuristic (aid to thinking and discovery)?
State the problem (the issue to be explored).
Develop a criteria to use in addressing the problem or issue.
Explore inadequate solutions (at least two).
Explain the proposed solution (or conclusion).
Evaluate the proposed solution (or conclusion). Why is it adequate? What are its limitations?
All of the above are part of a rhetorical format and cannot be used heuristically.
All of the above may be used rhetorically, to organize one\’s write, or heuristically, to discover the content.

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In the case of short and easily stated concessions or refutations, the writer can take care of these in the first several paragraphs and then devote the rest of the paper to the position they wish to promote.

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In a more complex and longer comparison-contrast paper, the writer may chose to use both formats, i.e. subject to subject and topic to topic. In this case, the writer would first use topic to topic and then focus on subject to subject.

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There are several ways NOT to write an introduction (although students will do so). Match the name of the weak introductory style with its definition.



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The thesis should be most strongly stated, in its full complexity, in the paper\’s conclusion.

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The paper\’s conclusion contains both a backward thrust, called the
and a forward thrust, called the

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Which one of the following types of errors in the conclusion tends to result from using the 5-paragraph essay as a \”formula\” rather than an organic shape for writing?
Raising a totally new point.

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In writing essays for English (or any course in the humanities), which ones of the following conventions must you observe?
Avoid sweeping claims that beings with phrases like \”In the world today,\” or \”In our modern society.\”
Make the claim as the last sentence of the introduction.
The introduction should not spill the beans, but offer only the information or background necessary to proceed with the argument.
Avoid criticism (or naming) of particular authors and their research.
Use a procedural opening in which you make a general statement of the intention and plan of your paper.
For the most part, avoid exact quotations of the text.
Offer a piece evidence in the introduction, but not the most important evidence.
Words and their meanings are data to humanities writers.