Zinsser's View Of The Writing Process Summary

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Zinsser’s purpose in comparing his views on the writing process with those of Dr. Brock is to show the student his point of view as a professional writer and to elucidate that the act of writing is not driven by compulsion. Zinsser, who do professional writing as his career state that “rewriting is the essence of writing” (Zinsser 598) to challenge Dr. Brook’s claim that “Whatever form the sentence take will reflect the writer at his most natural” (Zinsser 598). Zinsser pointed out that a professional writer rewrite their sentences over and over again while Dr. Brook, who take writing as his side interest thinks that rewriting is not important. In addition to rewriting as a process of a professional writer, Zinsser also pointed out that emotion

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