Sentence Combination 1 - experience. 7. Put on paper and...

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Sentence Combination 1. Writing seems simple in theory, and, having something to say, a person puts down a series of sentences, like beads on a string. 2. But close observation of skilled writers reveals that things are often more complex than simple. 3. Straight lines may connect points in geometry, but writers often work in zigzag fashion and follow an internal logic, which is based on hunches and discoveries. 4. Their craft is frequently messy, usually unpredictable and rarely preplanned in detail. 5. They typically regard writing as a process for uncovering meanings, inventing meanings, clarifying meanings and not just expressing them. 6. They know that words do more than dress up ideas and serve as a vehicle from their
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Unformatted text preview: experience. 7. Put on paper and carefully revised, words enable them to think with depth and precision. 8. Helping writers educate themselves and nourish their spirits, writing is often like a path which means to meaning. 7. The others stared at his back and tried their best to imitate them. 8. He lifted a fist gloved in black at the state highway intersects Main Street. 9. Leaning to the right and following his lead, the pack accelerated toward the open road and a horizon which was in the distance. 10. Like an insult, exhaust from the motorcycles ripped the air and took all day to heal....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course ENGLISH ESL 33A taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '09 term at Pasadena City College.

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