- A comprehensive four-chapter introduction. This extensive introduction provides detailed guidelines and instruction on reading critically, writing essays, combining rhetorical strategies, and researching and documenting sources in print and online. The new edition includes easy-to-find writing tips addressing common problems; sample annotations of a professional essay in the chapter on reading; and a sample Internet search, with screen shots, in the chapter on writing documented essays.- 73 timely and teachable readings. Sixty-one professional readings (28 new) by some of the best classic and contemporary writers and 12 student essays offer a broad spectrum of subject matter, style, and cultural points of view, and show students the versatility and strengths of the different rhetorical strategies for effective college writing. The argument chapter has been expanded in this edition to include four classic argument essays; two argument pairs on current topics; and a new five-essay case study.Visual activities now accompany 20 professional essays to show students how subjects and strategies work in visual and written formats.- Extensive rhetorical apparatus. Each rhetorical chapter provides an introduction that shows students how to use a particular strategy to make their writing more effective and how to establish purpose, context, point of view, and organizational structure. Each rhetorical chapter also includes revision checklists in each introduction, Internet assignments (including updated URLs), and writing suggestions that focus both on the dominant strategy and on combinating strategies.The argument chapter has been expanded in this edition to include four classic argument essays; two argument pairs on current topics; and a new five-essay case study.Visual activities now accompany 20 professional essays to show students ...
|Author||:||Paul A. Eschholz, Alfred F. Rosa|
|Publisher||:||Bedford/st Martins - 1999-01-01|