The Genre of College Argument

The Genre of College Argument

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This brief argument text is the first to define argument as a separate genre, thus helping students to understand the purpose and features of college argumentation. The text includes practical methods and exercises to guide students through both the process of writing clear papers and the understanding of the rhetorical strategies used to argue a position or thesis and have an effect on readers.
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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • 0155021842
  • 9780155021846

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Argumentative writing in college - the importance of purpose; exploring a topic/finding a thesis; the nature of proof; exploring through outside reading; considering your audience - establishing credibility; types of support; organizing and incorporating outside information; the function of form; establishing causality; revision.
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