Everyday Arguments A Guide to Writing and Reading Effective Arguments

ISBN-10: 0618986758
ISBN-13: 9780618986750
Edition: 3rd 2009
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Book details

List price: $125.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 2/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

'Everyday Arguments' combines a practical and student-oriented argument rhetoric with an anthology of illustrative readings drawn from arguments of everyday life.

WritingArguments
An Introduction to Argument
An Extended Definition
The Classes of Argument
Argument Through Image
The Argument Process Reading Arguments
Conclusion
Where Writing Begins: Motives and Audience
Motives for Writing
The Importance of Audience
The Claim How Claims Work Classifying Your Claim
An Argument's Support
Some Varieties of Support
Supporting Your Argument Visually Arranging Your Argument's
Support Definitions
Supporting Your Arguments
Honestly and Effectively Plagiarism and Written Arguments
Finding Reputable Support Citation Form
Making Reasonable Arguments: Formal and Informal Logic
Formal Logic
The Toulmin Model: A Modern Variant of Formal Logic
Informal Fallacies
Eating Disorders in Males
Arguing Facts What Is a Fact?
Factual Claims
You Will Make Supporting Facts
Factual Generalizations Statistics
Two Sample Factual Arguments "Vonnegut Speech" Circulates on Net
Arguing Cause
Determining Cause
Distinguishing Among Sufficient Causes
Causal Chains Contributing Factors
Supporting Causal
Claims Arguing Effects
Two Sample Causal Arguments I, Too, Am a Good Parent
Arguing Evaluations
Evaluative Subjects and Terms
Establishing the Definition of the Evaluative Term
Arguing the Evaluation
Further Methods of Supporting Evaluations
The Varieties of Evaluations
Sample Functional Evaluation
Arguing Recommendations Audience
Needs and Values Recommendations
Emphasizing the Present Recommendations
Emphasizing the Future Recommendations
That Consider Present and Future
Two Sample Recommendations
The Side Effects of Affirmative Action
Writing and Image
The Role of Voice
The Virtues and Limitations of Plain Writing
Figures of Speech Connotative
Language and Slanting
The Music of Language
Introductions and Conclusions
Introductions Conclusions
Summaries
Revising Writing a First Draft, Revising, and Editing
Some Suggestions for Successful Revising
An Example of Revision
Reading Arguments
Today's College Student
Retreat from Intimacy and Commentary, Arthur
Levine and Jeanette S. Cureton College, My Way
Super Egos
Who Is a Teacher?
A Lost Moment Recaptured
Students Behaving Badly
The Internet Daemon
Seed and Commentary
Stop Me Before I Shop Again
Thoughts on Facebook
The Real Digital Divide, economist.com
Information Literacy: The Web Is Not an Encyclopedia
Digital Divide, Wikipedia
Sports Little Girls in Pretty Boxes and Commentary
Where Have All the Heroes Gone?
The Chosen One Gary Smith
Public Use of Native American Names, Symbols, and Mascots
Sometimes, a Game Means Much More Than the Score
Earning Your Living
Why I Write and Commentary
Fastest Growing Occupations
Statistics On Dumpster Diving
Lessons from 2 Ghosts
Revenge of the Right Brain
The Stress Myth
Diet The Diet Biz and Commentary
Intuitive Eating, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
Include Me Out: A Reflection on 'Ice Tea,'
My Story: Bob
Bed Confessions
Reading Popular Culture
Popular Culture and the Family: How Mass-Mediated Culture
Weakens the Ties
That Bind and Commentary
Listening to Khakis
The Contents of Women's Purses: An Accessory in Crisis
Truisms: 1978-1987 from MOMA Highlights
Why We Crave Horror Movies
Nonsense Watch

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