(Indiana University, Bloomington)
(University of North Carolina, Wilmington)
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A text that combines thorough treatment of rhetorical and literary analysis with instruction in argument and research. The first two chapters explain what argument is and how to write effective ones. The next chapter shows how argumentation relates to literary and other texts. Chapters 4 through 6 explain the reading and writing process and apply them to the genres of fiction, poetry, drama. Then chapter 7 traces the process of writing from sources to develop researched academic arguments. A final chapter introduces contemporary critical approaches to literature.
A thematic anthology with unique clusters that focus on literature, argument, and research. Five thematic chapters—on family, love, freedom and confinement, doing justice, and journeys—are built out of sharply focused groupings of readings on compelling issues that engage and provoke students. Four varieties of clusters focus on
Hundreds of writing opportunities throughout. Writing exercises, questions, and assignments prompt students to respond to the readings and try out the techniques they are learning, making every selection in the book an occasion for critical thinking and writing.
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