"Patterns of Exposition," its sixteenth edition, is a highly respected, classic guide to writing that has been updated to address current issues. This book is well established in a tradition of teaching individuals how to think creatively, read thoroughly, and write well. With seventy-five readings available, by authors ranging from Mark Twain to Mary Karr, the reader is presented with examples of excellent writing with a strong diversity of styles, purposes and modes of operation. Engaging instructions and exercises make this book particularly easy to learn from and useful for the developing writer. For anyone interested in developing skills in writing, reading and critical thinking.
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Offers coverage of the rhetorical modes, aptly illustrated by high quality, contemporary readings. The engaging selections in this book encourage readers to take a stand on questions of culture, identity, and value in college communities, in the workplace, and in society. Thorough introductions to each rhetorical pattern, numerous exercises, and sample student essays throughout the book emphasize practical concrete writing strategies. A thematic table of contents and table of “Essay Pairs”—which groups essays particularly well suited for study and discussion—make this book appropriate for all users. Individuals interested in developing their writing skills.
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Book Description Longman Pub Group, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 16. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0321072421
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