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Readings for Writers - 11th edition

Readings for Writers (ISBN10: 0838405460; ISBN13: 9780838405468)
ISBN13: 978-0838405468
ISBN10: 0838405460

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1413001075
ISBN10: 1413001076

Summary: This best-selling rhetorical reader includes both essays and fiction and now offers a new chapter on combining the patterns of development, coverage of visual rhetoric, and more on the reading and writing process.

Benefits:

  • More than 113 readings from multiple genres--poems, newspaper columns, diary entries, formal arguments, student essays, instructional texts, literary descriptions, ...show morepersonal letters, memoirs, speeches and short stories--are included.
  • NEW! An improved organization devotes more attention to each rhetorical pattern: nine new individual Patterns/Modes chapters focus on each major pattern of development.
  • NEW! A new Appendix includes the latest MLA and APA citations.
  • NEW! Chapter 16, "Combining the Modes," now offers more contemporary rhetorical theory on the notion that the modes/patterns are used as tools for inquiry.
  • NEW! Two new DVDs include films that dramatize stories presented in the text.
  • Selections are grouped under a unique labeling system that shows how each reading is meant to be used: Advice, Discussion, Example, and Issues for Critical Thinking and Debate.
  • The Student Corner showcases the development of real student essays along with commentary and corresponding writing tips.
  • Related graphics contained in each issue for Critical Thinking and Debate are intended to get students thinking.
  • Useful apparatus for each selection includes vocabulary and writing suggestions, along with questions requiring students to consider the facts, strategies and issues.
  • Three types of writing assignments conclude each chapter: General Assignments; Writing Assignments for a Specific Audience, and Collaborative Writing Projects.
  • Two full-length annotated student papers illustrate the latest MLA and APA styles of documentation.
  • NEW! A new Chapter 1, "Guidelines for Critical Reading," provides students with helpful hints and guidelines for reading critically, as well as an exercise demonstrating how to apply this skill to an actual essay.
  • NEW! A revised Chapter 2, "What is Rhetoric?" offers new coverage of visual rhetoric and asks students to discuss advertisements, cartoons, screenshots and photos.
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Edition/Copyright: 11TH 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Inc.
Published: 07/04/2003
International: No

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