The well crafted argument a guide and reader

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the well crafted argument a guide and reader

The Well-Crafted Argument: Across the Curriculum by Fred D. White

THE WELL-CRAFTED ARGUMENT: ACROSS THE CURRICULUM, FIRST EDITION guides students through the process of writing effective arguments across the disciplines. Built from the Rhetoric section in the Fourth Edition, this edition covers critical reading strategies as well as writing, researching, and documenting a topic, and includes a new chapter: Argument Across the Disciplines. This brief rhetoric includes a visual emphasis while maintaining the authors practical, skill-building approach. Each chapter ends with a Summary, Checklist, and Writing Projects. In addition to guidance on drafting and revising arguments, the authors provide a variety of composition strategies, including freewriting, outlining, and shared reading. In-depth instruction, combined with real student writings and a focus on argumentation in the professional workplace, engages students and helps them discover their own voices, within and beyond the Composition classroom.
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The well-crafted argument : a guide and reader

Fred D. White received his Ph. He has taught expository writing and literature courses at both the community college and university level. A professor of English emeritus at Santa Clara University, White offered courses in first-year composition, argumentation, nature writing, and an introduction to poetry. Simone J.

The Well-Crafted Argument uses a practical, accessible, skills-based approach to teaching argument while encouraging students to develop their individual voices and visions. Part One, "The Rhetoric of Argument," covers using the writing process when writing arguments, framing arguments using three main models Classic, Toulmin, and Rogerian , reasoning and avoiding fallacies, critical reading and thinking, research, and documentation of sources. Part Two, "Reading Clusters," is an anthology of 95 readings grouped into nine clusters. The first eight clusters cover controversial topics of current interest, such as downloading music files, national security, standardized testing, censorship, and media violence. Each cluster includes a wide range of contrasting not just opposing views. At least one student essay is included within each of the nine reading clusters. Fred D.

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In-depth instruction, combined with real student writings, engages students and helps them discover their own voices. The text's visual emphasis and the authors' practical skill-building approach are enhanced with a new full-color format. In addition to guidance on drafting and revising arguments, the authors provide a variety of composition strategies, including freewriting, outlining, and shared reading. A new chaper on "Arguing Across the Disciplines" provides strategies for arguing effectively when writing in a variety of majors. Fred D. White received his Ph. He has taught expository writing and literature courses at both the community college and university level.

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