Good Reasons Researching and Writing Effective Arguments

ISBN-10: 0205012647

ISBN-13: 9780205012640

Edition: 5th 2012

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Engaging and accessible to all readers, Good Reasonsis a brief, highly readable introduction to argument by two of the country's foremost rhetoricians.
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Book details

List price: $69.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Reading and Discovering Arguments
Making an Effective Argument
What Exactly is an Argument?
Writing Arguments in College
Arguments as Turns in a Conversation
A Case Study: The Microcredit Debate
Think About Your Credibility
Reading Arguments
Explore Controversies
Read Critically
Recognize Fallacies
Map and Summarize Arguments
Sample Student Summary
Finding Arguments
Finding Arguments in Everyday Conversations
Find A Topic
Explore Your Topic
Read About Your Topic
Find Good Reasons
Find Evidence to Support Good Reasons
Drafting and Revising Arguments
State and Evaluate Your Thesis
Think About Your Readers
Organize Your Argument
Write an Engaging Title and Introduction
Write a Strong Conclusion
Evaluate Your Draft
Respond to the Writing of Others
Edit and Proofread Carefully
Analyzing Arguments
Analyzing Written Arguments
What Is Rhetorical Analysis?
Build a Rhetorical Analysis
Analyze the Rhetorical Features
Analyze the Rhetorical Context
Write a Rhetorical Analysis
Steps to Writing a Rhetorical Analysis
Barbara Jordan, Statement on the Articles of Impeachment
Sample Student Rhetorical Analysis
An Argument of Reason and Passion: Barbara Jordan�s �Statement on the Articles of Impeachment�
Analyzing Visual and Multimedia Arguments
Writing Arguments
Putting Good Reasons into Action
Definition Arguments
Causal Arguments
Evaluation Arguments
Narrative Arguments
Rebuttal Arguments
Proposal Arguments
Designing Multimedia Arguments
Presenting Arguments
Planning Research
Finding Sources
Evaluating and Recording Sources
Writing the Research Project
Documenting Sources in MLA Style
Documenting Sources in APA Style
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