This is a text book that is also pleasurable reading because it uses sample writings from a wide variety of authors to help teach patterns of exposition in writing and reading written college works or written works for pleasure. We all use patterns of exposition to communicate in various venues, in order to convey ideas, emotions, thoughts, etc. This book other than being a text book is actually very pleasurable reading, as evidenced by its many notable authors including but not limited to: Andy Roonie, David Schoenbrun, James Thurber, William F. Buckley Junior, Matthew Douglas, Eric Berne, James Barber, Alison Lurie, Desmond Morris, mark Twain, Bruce Catton, Anne Roiphe, Robert Jastrow, Laurence Shames, James Rettie, Tom Wolfe, Annie Dillard, Donald Murray, Alexander Petrunkevitch, Robert Veninga and James Spradley, Jessica Mitford, Carol Travis, Gail Sheehy, Margaret Halsey, Robert Christopher, Marie Winn, Roger Caras, D.H. Lawrence, Michael Korda, Sharon Curtain, E.B. White, Martin Hoffman, George Simpson, Martin Gansberg, Bob Green, George Orwell, Maya Angelou, Ellen Goodman, Peter Thurow, Peter Farb, George Will, Carl Rowan, Carl Sagan, Barbara Lawrence, Lewis Thomas, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, JR, Jonathan Swift, Henry David Thoreau, George Orwell, ...all to demonstrate and illustrate types of exposition such as Ideas by use, Analyzing a subject by Classification, explaining by means of comparison and contrast, Using analogy as an expository device, explaining through process and analysis, Analyzing cause and effect, using definition, explaining with description, Using narration, induction and deduction reasoning, and patterns of argument
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Book Description Little, Brown, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9th edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0316179264
Book Description Little, Brown, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316179264