Perspectives on Argument
Edition: 6th 2009
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Description: This combination rhetoric/reader helps readers develop strategies for critical reading, critical thinking, research, and writing that will help students argue clearly and convincingly. It teaches them to identify and develop arguments, to read and form reactions and opinions of their own, to analyze an audience, to seek common ground, and to use a wide, realistic range of techniques to write argument papers that express their individual views and original perspectives on modern issues. TheRhetoricportion includes clear explanations and examples of argument theory and reading and writing processes, research and documentation skills, and offers engaging, class-tested writing assignments and activities. TheReaderportion includes 75 reading selections covering seven broad issue areas and 18 more focused areas, all of contemporary concern. Unique chapters discuss argument styles, Rogerian argument, and argument and literature Material covered includes engaging with argument for reading and writing, understanding the nature of argument for reading and writing, writing a research paper that presents an argument and visual and oral argument. Readings cover a range of issues including those concerning families and relationships, education, crime and the treatment of criminals, race, culture and identity, freedom, war and issues concerning the future. For anyone interested in a clear presentation of argument theory applied to written, visual and oral forms.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $86.60
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 11/5/2008
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Alphabetical Listing of Issues in the Essays|
|African Americans and cultural identity|
|America, and world opinion|
|Annoyances, coping with Asian Americans and cultural identity|
|Barbie dolls and self image|
|Civic responsibility, individual contributions|
|Civil rights and Rosa Parks Cloning College|
|Community Service and the armed forces|
|Criminals and death penalty and dog training in prison and theater in prison|
|treatment of underage|
|Culture conflicts and identity|
|Environmental problems and economics|
|attitudes towards biodegradable clothing|
|solutions to spotted owl and animal rights|
|wolves in Alaska|
|Ethnic makeup and DNA tests|
|chores and pay|