Patterns for a Purpose: A Rhetorical Reader
This book emphasizes the rhetorical patterns as strategies to help writers achieve their purposes for writing - as means rather than ends. The text focuses on how writers combine patterns and treats argumentation-persuasion in depth. - Many of the new readings are on contemporary issues and by contemporary authors. - A short story or poem has been added to each of the chapters. - Each chapter of readings now begins and ends with a visual and a writing activity. These provocative images get students thinking and writing, and act as prompts for writing an essay.
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Review: Patterns for a Purpose: A Rhetorical ReaderUser Review - Meltha - Goodreads
This is a new edition of the previous text. The changes tend to be miniscule, replacing the occasional example essay, splitting one chapter into two (so all the page numbers are off), switching a ... Read full review
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