Reading the Landscape : Writing a World
This reader/rhetoric is appropriate for composition courses or single-topic courses relating to the environment or ecology. It provides a solid introduction to the writing process, while moving the student from a me-oriented personal view into a larger world of family and community through readings and exercises.
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- Paperback | 559 pages
- 165.1 x 230 x 25.4mm | 785g
- 15 Dec 1995
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
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Table of contents
Part I: Prewriting Techniques. Journal, Memoir, And Oral History: The Larger World and the Community. Planning Your Work: Different Perspectives. Part II: Assembling Your Materials. Organizing and Sequencing: Conceptualizing the World. Drafting and Revising: Re-Seeing the World. Part III: Rhetorical Strategies for Writing. Narration and Description: Diverse Concepts of "Home". Definition: Debates on Environment and Ecology. Classification: Categories in the Natural World. Process Analysis: Natural and Mechanical Systems. Comparative Strategies I: Literal Comparision and Contrast. Comparative Strategies II: Figurative Extensions. Part IV: Argumentation and Research. Presenting an Argument: Landscape as Polemic. Using Research to Construct Arguments: Diverse Views on Land and Resource Use.