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From thought to theme; a rhetoric and reader for college English

Author: William Frank Smith; Raymond D Liedlich
Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1971]
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Smith, William Frank.
From thought to theme.
New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1971]
(OCoLC)762756389
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Frank Smith; Raymond D Liedlich
ISBN: 0155292099 9780155292093
OCLC Number: 135359
Description: xiii, 411 pages illustrations, forms 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Rhetoric --
Chapter I: Unity --
The Topic Sentence --
The Controlling Idea --
Exercise 1 --
Exercise 2 --
Primary and Secondary Supporting Detail --
Exercise 3 --
Placement of the Topic Sentence --
The Concluding Sentence --
Exercise 4 --
Summary --
Chapter II: Development --
Illustration --
Exercise 5 --
Factual Detail --
Exercise 6 --
Comparison and Contrast --
Arrangement of Supporting Material --
Analogy --
Exercise 7 --
Analysis (Division and Classification) --
Exercise 8 --
Definition --
Exercise 9 --
Combination of Methods --
Exercise 10 --
Summary --
Chapter III: Coherence --
Ordering Ideas --
Narrative Order --
Descriptive Order --
Expository Order --
Exercise 11 --
Devices for Ensuring Coherence --
Transitional Words and Phrases --
Repetition of Key Terms --
Parallelism --
Pronoun Reference --
Exercise 12 --
Point of View --
Tone --
Person --
Tense --
Number --
Voice --
Exercise 13 --
Summary --
Chapter IV: Argumentation --
The Inductive Argument --
Convinving Evidence --
Common Inductive Fallacies --
Exercise 14 --
The Deductive Argument --
The Valid Conclusion --
The True Conclusion --
The Concealed Premise --
Begging the Question --
Oversimplification --
Evading the Issue --
Exercise 15 --
Using Reasons to Develop a Paragraph --
Exercise 16 --
Persuasion --
Definition of Terms --
Exaggeration --
Emotive Language --
Exercise 17 --
Summary --
Chapter V: The Theme --
Selecting a Topic --
Exercise 18 --
Narrowing the Topic --
Exercise 19 --
Thinking Through the Topic --
Gathering and Organizing Material --
Exercise 20 --
Outlining --
Exercise 21 --
Writing the First Draft --
Exercise 22 --
Revising the First Draft --
Content and Organization --
Emphasis --
Beginning the Paper --
Ending the Paper --
Proportion --
Mechanics and Usage --
Exercise 23 --
Preparing the Final Copy --
Exercise 24 --
Summary --
Part II: Reader --
I: The Aims of Education --
College Students Are Overworked / Bergen Evans --
The College is For Everybody Cult / Mirriam Cox --
Drugs on Campus: Turned On and Tuned Out / Mervin B. Freedman and Harvey Powelson --
Whose Unversity? The Case for Professionalism / Robert Brustein --
II: The Changing Times --
The Flower Children at Taos / Edward Witten --
The Hippies: Permanent Revolution? / Gerald Dworkin --
The Great Hair Hassle / Newton Joseph --
Confessions of a Middle-aged Moralist / Robert Zoellner --
III: Male and Female --
Is Love an Art? / Erich Fromm --
Marriage as a Wretched Institution / Mervyn Cadwallader --
The New Racism: Sexism / Ellen Willis --
The Sexual Revolution / J.L. Simmons and Barry Winograd --
IV: A House Divided --
Violence: The Boomerang Effect / Max Lerner --
The New Left-What Is It All About? / Stewart Alsop --
On Establishment Law and People's Disorder / Robert Scheer --
Revolution as Theatre / Robert Brustein --
V: Pride and Prejudice --
"Who Am I?" The Indian Sickness / Roy Bongartz --
The Chicano Rebellion / Roy Bongartz --
No One Has Ever Called Me A Nigger / Gilbert Moore --
People Aren't Born Prejudiced / Ian Stevenson --
VI: The American Way --
"Love It or Leave It" / Herb Caen --
The Two Americas / J. William Fulbright --
Inaugural Address, 1961 / John F. Kennedy --
The Patriots Who Aren't / Marya Mannes --
VII: The Uses of Science --
The Social Responsibility of Scientists / Bertrand Russell --
An Ugly New Footprint in the Sand / A.B.C. Whipple --
Overpopulated America / Wayne H. Davis --
Ill met By Moonlight / Milton Mayer --
VIII: Ultimate Questions --
A Game of Cards / Norman Cousins --
On the Meaning of Life / H.L. Mencken --
Is Everybody Happy? / John Ciardi --
Does Philosophy Have a Future? / Sidney Hook --
Biographical Notes --
Index to Reading Selections by Rhetorical Type --
Index to Methods of Development --
Index to Questions on Language and Rhetoric
Responsibility: [by] William F. Smith [and] Raymond D. Liedlich.

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