Classical Techniques, Contemporary Arguments

ISBN-10: 0321227182

ISBN-13: 9780321227188

Edition: 2007

List price: $103.80
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Offering provocative readings on issues such as body image, patriotism and nationalism, and DNA and the justice system, this writing guide and collection of essays will show readers how to apply classical argument techniques to their own persuasive writing so they create better arguments. Shows readers how to apply classical argument techniques to their own persuasive writing. How to write persuasively plus essays on current social and political issues: patriotism and nationalism, gay and lesbian rights, digital information and copyright laws, urban legends, body image, and DNA and the justice system. Anyone interested in writing more persuasively.
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Book details

List price: $103.80
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Tools for Argumentative Writing
Recognizing Situation and Strateg?
Using Imitation to Recognize Situation and Strategy: What Stephen King Can Tell Us
Studying the Structure, Getting a Sense Student Writing: Imitation
"Chief Seattle's Letter to President Pierce, 1855"
Phyllis, "Hidden (An Imitation of Chief Seattle)" (student essay)
Techniques for Writers I-1: Imitating the Classics
Student Writing: Using the Nuts and Bolts of Close Imitation
Jehlen, "Silence" (student essay)
Matt, "Good Living" (student essay)
Looking Closely: A Line-By-Line Conversion of "Silence" to "A Quiet Athlete"
Techniques for Writers I-2: Close Imitation
Identifying the Elements of Argumentative Writing
Frazz, Jeff Mallett (cartoon)
Harnessing the Power to Persuade
Defining Rhetoric
Why Rhetoric? Determining the Purposes of Persuasion
The Communication Triangle: Analyzing the Elements of Communication
Positioning the Writer in the Communication Triangle
Examining the Ethos, Pathosand Logos of an Essay
Anna Quindlen: "Homes for Those in Need-and Drop the Warm Fuzzies"
Using Rhetoric in Everyday Communication
Techniques for Writers II-1: Audience Awareness
Analyzing Essays for Ethos, Pathos and Logos
Stuart D. Bykofsky: "Solutions Homeless People Seek"
Steven Vanderstaay: "Ask a Homeless Person"
Techniques for Writers II-2: Writing About the Homeless
Student Writing: Point/Counterpoint-Students Respond
Jamie Vollmer, "Schools Cannot Raise America's Children"
Ben Minadeo, "The Hourglass is Emptying" (student essay)
Chris Arntson, "Schools Must Raise America's Children" (student essay)
Chris, "A Student's Farewell" (student essay)
Sylvie Hang, "Farewell to You, Student" (student essay)
Student Email
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