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Reading Rhetorically

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ISBN-10: 0321917839

ISBN-13: 9780321917836

Edition: 4th 2014

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, 4th.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: $51.47
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English