Medine Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994 I recommend this edition because of Medine's very able critical apparatus and notes. The contributors to this book know this from experience, whether they've taught freshman comp or other writing courses. Here are some examples: Mini-Research Projects at the end of each chapter to sharpen your research and evaluation skills A set of practical, useful rhetorical devices to help improve the clarity and impact of your writing Increased emphasis on synthesis writing—weaving source use into your own thinking—to give your writing more interest and persuasive power Instruction in close reading to help you better grasp what an author is discussing or arguing Strategies for organizing and positioning your sources to strengthen your central argument. Focusing on the rhetorical and stylistic dimensions of grammar, mechanics, and usage, students will learn to write with the force associated with the figural use of language--language that turns away from common everyday usage. Writing with Clarity and Style Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition Robert A.
But many authors resist the act. Since that is out of Excellent resource on writing. One of the most in-depth collections of its kind, this book has been carefully designed to teach you how to use 60 rhetorical devices, which are profusely illustrated with hundreds of examples. . في كتابهما الاقتصاد العجيب ، يشرع المؤلفان في استكشاف الجانب الخفي ـــ من كل شيء؛ الأعمال الداخلية لعصابة مخدرات، وحقيقة الوسطاء العقاريين، وأساطير تمويل الحملات.
This facsimile edition is difficult to read due to Renaissance printing conventions. See chapter three for a good rhetorical introduction to Shakespeare. I have used this in my homeschool, purchasing a copy for each child. To the student: This book was written to give you the knowledge and tools you can use to make your research-based writing more powerful and effective. A somewhat different treatment than Crowley and Hawhee. Designed as a supplementary textbook for both undergraduate and graduate courses, this book will help every student who uses research in writing.
If only the rhetorical devices had less complicated names and almost 25% didn't start with an A, it would be perfect. Matsen, Philip Rollinson, and Marion Sousa, Readings from Classical Rhetoric. Perhaps there This text is hard to find, but is wonderful overview of rhetorical devices, including short quizzes. Longman, 1998 Another modern rhetoric based on the ancient progymnasmata exercises. Does not include the full system of rhetoric, but one of only three books to take these vital preliminary exercises the progymnasmata seriously.
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition Garland, 1996 A very useful and accessible study of rhetoric that will be of chief interest to writing instructors. I was introduced to this book as a requirement for a graduate writing course, but have since recommended it to friends interested in improving their writing skills as well. An apt adaptation for students of many ages. دوبنر أن الاقتصاد -في جذوره- دراسة للحوافز ـــ كيف يحصل الناس على ما يريدون أو يحتاجون، لاسيما عندما يريد الناس الآخرون الشيء ذاته أو يحتاجونه. The book is hampered by an overly hierarchical organization. Robert Harris also has an online Handbook that can be used in tandem with this:. It may undersell its significance by seeming to focus only on stylistic matters, when the figures it teaches are ways of making prose not only more decorative, but more cogent.
Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Ed. Does not always include primary sources from the full range of classical authorities, but usefully includes selections from sources not primarly considered rhetorical but which do manifest the rhetorical tradition Homer, etc. Here are some examples: Mini-Research Projects at the end of each chapter to sharpen your research and evaluation skills A set of practical, useful rhetorical devices to help improve the clarity and impact of your writing Increased emphasis on synthesis writing—weaving source use into your own thinking—to give your writing more interest and persuasive power Instruction in close reading to help you better grasp what an author is discussing or arguing Strategies for organizing and positioning your sources to strengthen your central argument. This is a writer's learning tool--not a handbook. What this means is that when we teach figures of speech and thought tropes and schemes , students of writing become empowered to think, write, and create in ways that reflect what it means to be rhetorically educated—what it means to be receptive to differences beyond the familiar, and to be empowered to adapt to and respond appropriately to such differences with a growing repertoire of rhetorical maneuvers, such as those students will learn in this course. Excellent for undergraduate and advanced studies in rhetorical history and theory. وقصص الغش لدى معلمي المدارس.
I have used this in my homeschool, purchasing a copy for each child. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. A comprehensive, erudite, and expensive handbook to rhetorical and literary terminology first published in German in 1960 and recently translated into English. Included in this edition are coverage of research strategies and source selection Chapter 2 , a chapter on quoting sources effectively Chapter 4 , and a chapter on sentence patterns Chapter 10. Written and arranged in a simple and direct manner, this is a hugely beneficial reference book for any sort of writing. Contains a lengthy section canvassing rhetorical studies of Shakespeare. A wealth of original criticism demonstrates how to analyze such diverse forms as junk mail, congressional debates, and traffic regulations, as well as literature.
Compare to Miriam Joseph's study. Excellent for graduate studies in rhetorical theory broadly conceived. Excellent if dated bibliography, with indices in Latin, Greek, and French. This text is hard to find, but is wonderful overview of rhetorical devices, including short quizzes. He has also worked in the area of instructional design.