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Patterns for a purpose : a rhetorical reader

Author: Barbara Fine Clouse
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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With a diverse selection of readings chosen to serve as both models for and springboards into student discussion and writing, Patterns for a Purpose is a rhetorically-arranged reader that encourages thoughtful use of the rhetorical patterns?either alone or in combination?to achieve various writing purposes. The detailed coverage of the writing process emphasizes the importance of critical reading and thinking,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: exercise books
Problems and exercises
Problèmes et exercices
Problems, exercises, etc
Lectures et morceaux choisis (Enseignement supérieur)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Fine Clouse
ISBN: 9780073383958 0073383953
OCLC Number: 664665805
Notes: Various pages ; text credits, glossary, and index.
Description: xxvii, 732 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Reading critically --
Planning an essay and using the patterns of development --
Writing and rewriting --
Writing in academic settings --
Description --
Narration --
Exemplification --
Process analysis --
Comparison-contrast --
Cause and effect analysis --
Classification and division --
Definition --
The law and society: a casebook for argumentation-persuasion --
Combining patterns of development --
Locating, evaluating, and drawing on sources.
Responsibility: Barbara Fine Clouse.

Abstract:

With a diverse selection of readings chosen to serve as both models for and springboards into student discussion and writing, Patterns for a Purpose is a rhetorically-arranged reader that encourages thoughtful use of the rhetorical patterns?either alone or in combination?to achieve various writing purposes. The detailed coverage of the writing process emphasizes the importance of critical reading and thinking, offers a rich variety of writing opportunities - including specific material on argument and persuasion.

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