Summary: Now an established classic in its field, the Seventh Edition of Writing with a Thesis is distinguished by its treatment of the importance of a thesis in creating a quality piece of writing. Ideal for departments in search of a rhetorically-organized reader, Writing with a Thesis provides short, lively, and accessible essays and a direct approach to concepts and ideas that is both extensive and understandable to students. This rhetoric/reader is unique in it' ...show mores emphasis on the "persuasive principle."Edition/Copyright: 7TH 98
- The unifying theme of the 'persuasive principle,' describes the development and support of a thesis as the underlying element of all good writing.
- Apparatus for readings include: biographical and contextual headnotes for all professional essays; explanatory footnotes; and post-reading questions for the professional essays - 'What Did the Writer Say and What Did You Think?' and 'How Did the Writer Say It?'
- 'What about your Writing?' are brief comments following each reading that offer quick, practical pointers and tips to students.
- Each of the ten student essays include outlines that point out the thesis and arrangement of topics for each paragraph of the essay.
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Year Published: 1998