The Macmillan Reader
Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 562 pages
Featuring the same superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking selections as its widely-praised parent text, The Longman Reader, Brief Edition is an all new, shorter, more portable alternative to the best-selling, rhetorically-organized original, The Longman Reader (formerly titled The Macmillan Reader ).
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As you read about each strategy, keep in mind this key point: The earlier you
acknowledge alternate viewpoints, the more effective your argument will be.
Establishing — right at the outset — your awareness of opposing positions shows
you to ...
Refutation means pointing out the problems with opposing viewpoints, thereby
highlighting your own position's superiority. You may focus on the opposing sides
' inaccurate or inadequate evidence, or you may point to their faulty logic. (Some
instructor's requirements, Mark proceeded just as he should have: He searched
out expert opinion that supported his viewpoint; he presented that evidence
clearly; he documented his sources carefully. Background paragraph and use of
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THE READING PROCESS
ETHICS AND MORALITY
THE WRITING PROCESS
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