Frames of Mind: A Rhetorical Reader (with 2009 MLA Update Card)

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Now you can strengthen your critical-thinking skills as well as your writing abilities as you analyze an assortment of texts and visuals using the unique FRAMES OF MIND: A RHETORICAL READER WITH OCCASIONS FOR WRITING, Second Edition. The book's effective blend of visual analysis and writing activities from well-recognized leaders in the field examines traditional rhetorical patterns not only as methods for effective writing, but also as strategies for critical thinking. Unique "Occasions for Writing" activities lead you through a step-by-step inductive journey of self-discovery that encourages you to write in a rhetorical mode without simply mimicking a piece of writing. Annotated examples at the beginning of each chapter with a distinctive full-color design help clarify concepts. New examples of student essays join this edition's strengthened blend of classic and contemporary readings to provide a variety of engaging examples for your reference and analysis. Students receive the most up-to-date information on MLA documentation with the enclosed tri-fold card providing NEW 2009 MLA Handbook formats.

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Robert DiYanni, who has taught English and Humanities at Harvard, Pace, and the City University of New York, is Director of International Services at the College Board. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from the City University of New York. A professor of English and Humanities at New York University, Dr. DiYanni has lectured and conducted workshops in the United States and abroad, especially in Europe and Asia. He has written and edited numerous textbooks, including OCCASIONS FOR WRITING (with Pat C. Hoy, II), THE MCGRAW-HILL BOOK OF POETRY, THE MCGRAW-HILL BOOK OF FICTION, THE SCRIBNER HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS (with Pat C. Hoy, II), WRITING ABOUT THE HUMANITIES, LITERATURE: AN INTRODUCTION, MODERN AMERICAN PROSE, and, among others MODERN AMERICAN POETS: THEIR VOICES AND VISIONS (a text to accompany the PBS television series). He updated the fourth edition of Strunk and White's classic ELEMENTS OF STYLE, and he has co-authored ARTS AND CULTURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMANITIES (Prentice Hall), the basis for their lecture series on art and literature given at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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