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Reading Rhetorically

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ISBN-10: 0205741932

ISBN-13: 9780205741939

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: John C. Bean, Virginia A. Chappell, Alice M. Gillam

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Offering concise yet thorough treatment of academic reading and writing in college, Reading Rhetorically, 3rd ed., shows students how to analyze texts by recognizing rhetorical strategies and genre conventions, and how to incorporate other writers' texts into their own research-based papers.Four important features of this text:1. Its emphasis on academic writing as a process in which writers engage with other texts2. Its emphasis on reading as an interactive process of composing meaning3. Its treatment rhetorical analysis as both an academic genre that sharpens students' reading acuity and as a tool for academic research4. Its analytical framework for understanding and critiquing how visual texts interact with verbal textsThis brief rhetoric teaches students how to see texts positioned in a conversation with other texts, how to recognize a text's rhetorical aims and persuasive strategies, and how to analyze texts for both content and method.
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English