Classical Rhetoric For The Modern Student, 4th Edition

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SKU: DADAX0195115422
ISBN : 0195115422

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Widely used in advanced composition and writing courses, Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student discusses the three vital components of classical rhetoric--argument, arrangement, and style--bringing these elements to life and demonstrating their effective use in yesterday's and today's writing. Presenting its subject in five parts, the text provides grounding in the elements and applications of classical rhetoric; the strategies and tactics of argumentation; the effective presentation and organization of discourses; the development of power, grace, and felicity in expression; and the history of rhetorical principles. Numerous examples of classic and contemporary rhetoric, from paragraphs to complete essays, appear throughout the book, many followed by detailed analyses.
The fourth edition of Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student features a new section on the Progymnasmata (classical composition exercises), a new analysis of a color advertisement in the Introduction, an updated survey of the history of rhetoric, and an updated section on "External Aids to Invention."
Author : Edward P. J. Corbett
ISBN : 0195115422
Language : English
No of Pages : 562
Edition : 4th
Publication Date : 8/6/1998
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.3x6.1x1.2
Book weight : 0.02

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