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A new rhetoric

Author: Francis Christensen; Bonniejean Christensen
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1976.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Christensen; Bonniejean Christensen
ISBN: 0060412828 9780060412821
OCLC Number: 2221938
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The process of writing --
1. Introduction --
2. Basic principles --
Addition --
Direction of movement --
Levels of generality --
Texture --
3. Two-level narrative sentences --
Representational writing --
Grammatical elements --
Bringing the grammatical and rhetorical together --
Advice for writing --
4. Multilevel narrative sentences --
Relationship of the additions --
Graphic representation --
Discrimination of levels --
5. Description --
the appositive noun phrase --
Base clauses --
Free modifiers --
The noun phrase --
6. The language of the senses --
Visual and nonvisual --
Sound --
Smell --
Touch --
Taste --
Part II: The larger units of composition --
7. A short narrative --
The assignment: a paragraph --
Student examples --
8. Dominant tone --
Techniques --
Subjects --
9. The longer narrative --
Techniques --
10. Paragraphing --
an introduction to discursive writing --
Structural and supporting sentences --
The cumulative nature of extended sequences --
The problem of paragraphing --
Graphic devices --
Organization --
Punctuation by paragraph --
Ordering a series --
Like things in like ways --
11. The structure of paragraphs --
Simple coordinate sequences --
Simple subordinate sequences --
Mixed sequences --
Mixed coordinate sequences --
Mixed subordinate sequences --
The topic sentence --
Paragraphs with extrasequential sentences --
12. Methods of support --
Identification --
Details, particulars --
Examples, instances, illustrations --
Definition --
Elimination, negation --
Restatement, repetition --
Comparison-contrast, analogy --
Explication --
Causes or reasons; effects or consequences --
Evidence and authority --
Other methods --
The writer's obligation.
Responsibility: Francis Christensen, Bonniejean Christensen.

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