The first year students composition rhetoric is appropriate for courses that introduce the elements of writing through writing models, or use readings as supplements to discussion of the writing process. Prose Models, Tenth Edition covers the major elements of the paragraph and essays (topic sentence, thesis, unity, transitions, order of ideas, etc.) and methods of development (definition, comparison and contrast, example, etc.).
- Paperback | 612 pages
- 134.62 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 635.03g
- 14 Sep 1995
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
- 10th Revised edition
Table of contents
Part I: Organizing the Essay. Introduction: The Essay and the Paragraph. Topic Sentence, Thesis, And Unity. Main and Subordinate Ideas. Order of Ideas. Beginning, Middle, And Ending. Transitions. Part II: Description, Narration, Exposition. Introduction: Description, Narration, Exposition. Description. Narration. Example. Classification and Division. Definition. Comparison and Contrast. Analogy. Process. Cause and Effect. Part III: Argument and Persuasion. Experience and Observation. Deductive Reasoning. Controversy. Interpretation of Evidence. Methods of Persuasion. Part IV: Matters of Style: Diction. Introduction. Usage. Tone. Imagery. Concreteness. Figurative Language. Faulty Diction: Euphemism and Jargon. Part V: Matters of Style: The Sentence. Introduction. Addition and Modification. Emphasis. Loose and Periodic Sentences. Climax. Parallelism. Antithesis. Length. Part VI: Essays on Writing. Introduction.