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Essentials of Argument
Essentials of Argument
by Nancy V. Wood
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This concise argument text presents a broad range of rhetorical theory while providing the clear explanations and examples to make it accessible to an exceptionally wide range of students.    Essentials of Argument, 3e, contains ten... (read more)

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Writing Childbirth: Women's Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online
Writing Childbirth: Women's Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online
by Kim Hensley Owens
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Women seeking to express concerns about childbirth or to challenge institutionalized medicine by writing online birth plans or birth stories exercise rhetorical agency in undeniably feminist ways. In Writing Childbirth: Womenandrsquo;s Rhetorical Agency... (read more)

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Composition Practice, Book 2 : a Text for English Language Learners (3RD 01 Edition)
Composition Practice, Book 2 : a Text for English Language Learners (3RD 01 Edition)
by Linda L. Blanton
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COMPOSTION PRACTICE 02. Esse clássico enfatiza, passo a passo as composições fundamentais da escrita. Os alunos desenvolvem a habilidade da escrita, transitando da escrita simples para uma outra mais sofisticada, de discurso mais complexo.... (read more)

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Appeals in Modern Rhetoric: An Ordinary-Language Approach
Appeals in Modern Rhetoric: An Ordinary-Language Approach
by M. Jimmie Killingsworth
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“Despite the much-lauded ‘Plea for a Modern Set of Topoi in 1964 during rhetorics ‘revival (Dudey Moore, College English 26), we had to wait some forty years. Now, at last, we have a modern set of topoi, thanks to M. Jimmie Killingsworth.... (read more)

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Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences (5TH 12 Edition)
Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences (5TH 12 Edition)
by Victoria E. Mcmillan
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Written by a professional biologist who is also an experienced writing teacher, this comprehensive guide for students writing in biology, zoology, and botany provides detailed instruction on researching, drafting, revising, and documenting papers... (read more)

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Teaching Students to Write Personal Narratives (Dynamics of Writing Instruction)
Teaching Students to Write Personal Narratives (Dynamics of Writing Instruction)
by Peter Smagorinsky
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"These books will support teachers in their understanding of designing process-based instruction and give them both useful lesson plans and a process for designing instruction on their own that follows the design principles." -Peter Smagorinsky, Larry... (read more)

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University of Toronto Romance Series #37: Rule of Metaphor
University of Toronto Romance Series #37: Rule of Metaphor
by Paul Ricouer
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Originally published in English in 1978, this full-scale examination of the philosophy of metaphor from Aristotle to the present, brings together and discusses significant viewpoints on metaphor held by writers in various disciplines. These include... (read more)

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Rhetoric and Power: The Drama of Classical Greece (Studies in Rhetoric/Communications)
Rhetoric and Power: The Drama of Classical Greece (Studies in Rhetoric/Communications)
by Nathan Crick
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In Rhetoric and Power, Nathan Crick dramatizes the history of rhetoric by explaining its origin and development in classical Greece beginning the oral displays of Homeric eloquence in a time of kings, following its ascent to power during the age of... (read more)

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Backpack Writing
Backpack Writing
by Lester Faigley
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson'... (read more)

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Writer Teaches Writing
Writer Teaches Writing
by Donald M. Murray
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"Don Murray's A WRITER TEACHES WRITING is to the writing process movement what Walden is to the American Renaissance - part manifesto, part how-to manual, part field guide. Even decades after its first publication, it still remains as wise... (read more)

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Speaking Hatefully : Culture, Communication, and Political Action in Hungary (13 Edition)
Speaking Hatefully : Culture, Communication, and Political Action in Hungary (13 Edition)
by David Boromisza-habashi
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In Speaking Hatefully, David Boromisza-Habashi focuses on the use of the term “hate speech” as a window on the cultural logic of political and moral struggle in public deliberation. This empirical study of gyűlöletbeszéd, or &... (read more)

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Transiciones: Pathways of Latinas and Latinos Writing in High School and College
Transiciones: Pathways of Latinas and Latinos Writing in High School and College
by Todd Ruecker
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Transiciones is a thorough ethnography of seven Latino students in transition between high school and community college or university. Data gathered over two years of interviews with the students, their high school English teachers, and their writing... (read more)

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Communities of Discourse : the Rhetoric of Disciplines (93 Edition)
Communities of Discourse : the Rhetoric of Disciplines (93 Edition)
by Gary D. Schmidt
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This collection of essays drawn from five different disciplines – history, the arts, philosophy, science, and social science – represents the kinds of writing that have characterized each discourse community, and illustrates both the clashes... (read more)

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I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World
I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World
by James Geary
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From President Obama's political rhetoric to the housing bubble bust, James Geary proves in this fascinating and entertaining book that every aspect of our experience is molded by metaphor. "It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!" This is one of... (read more)

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A New Writing Classroom: Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind
A New Writing Classroom: Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind
by Patrick Sullivan
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In A New Writing Classroom, Patrick Sullivan provides a new generation of teachers a means and a rationale to reconceive their approach to teaching writing, calling into question the discipline's dependence on argument. Including secondary writing... (read more)

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Language and Power. the Implications of Language for Peace and Development
Language and Power. the Implications of Language for Peace and Development
by Birgit Brock-utne
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Language is a tool used to express thoughts, to hide thoughts or to hide lack of thoughts. It is often a means of domination. The question is who has the power to define the world around us. This book demonstrates how language is being manipulated to... (read more)

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What Writing Does and How It Does It (04 Edition)
What Writing Does and How It Does It (04 Edition)
by Charles Bazerman
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In What Writing Does and How It Does It, editors Charles Bazerman and Paul Prior offer a sophisticated introduction to methods for understanding, studying, and analyzing texts and writing practices. This volume addresses a variety of approaches to... (read more)

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Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment
Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment
by Diane Penrod
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Penrod (composition, Rowan University) discusses the effect of computer technology, online courses, and networked writing on assessment and the traditional classroom. She explores how interactive, computer based material in writing and assessment has... (read more)

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The Shape of Reason: Argumentative Writing in College
The Shape of Reason: Argumentative Writing in College
by John T Gage
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This brief, rhetoric of argument teaches critical reading, informal reasoning, and writing as reasoned inquiry, and now features a new collection of student arguments.   The Shape of Reason emphasizes the enthymeme as the central basis for the... (read more)

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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article
Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article
by Richard Whately
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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