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This introduction to argumentation with integrated readings and abundant activities combines coverage of the principles of classical argument with a focus on the various community contexts - historical and contemporary - that influence arguments.
*indicates a selection new to this editionPART ONE: ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES Chapter 1, ARGUMENTS IN CONTEXT Community and Context Rhetorical Situations within Communities The Life Cycle of a Rhetorical Situation Responding to a Rhetorical Situation A General Method for Arguing The Principles in Action: Readings Understanding Communities J. B. PRIESTLEY, Wrong Ism BILL WODRASKA, The Gentle Art of Hunkering AMY BRUCKMAN, Finding One's Own in Cyberspace ANALYZING EVERYDAY ARGUMENTS *RICK REILLY, The Swooshification of the World *ROBERT GOLDMAN and STEPHEN PAPSON, Suddenly the Swoosh Is Everywhere Considering Columbine: The Rhetorical Situation “What Are You Wearing to the Prom?” *DENVER POST, Columbine Timeline *MIKE SORGHAN, Tragedy Focuses Attention on Gun Bills *CHUCK GREEN, It's Time to Find Out What's Wrong with Our Hateful Society Practicing the Principles: Activities Applying the Principles: Analytical Projects Chapter 2, ANALYZING AND EVALUATING ETHOS (and more...)