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Writing with a Thesis : A Rhetoric and Reader - 7th edition

Writing with a Thesis : A Rhetoric and Reader (ISBN10: 0155037404; ISBN13: 9780155037403)
ISBN13: 978-0155037403
ISBN10: 0155037404

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."

Features

  • 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.
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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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