Genre of Argument / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
THE GENRE OF ARGUMENT is a rhetoric that defines the distinguishing characteristics of the argument paper, which students can understand easily once they are aware of its context and purpose. By looking at argument as a genre, students gain insight into how purpose influences many features of successful argumentative writin. Students are led to find the problem within a topic and develop a position or thesis in response to that situation. The overt consideration of genre will help students to apply generic conventions in a multiplicity of contexts.
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Table of Contents
1. Argumentative Writing in College: The Importance of Purpose. 2. Exploring a Topic: Finding a Thesis. 3. The Nature of Proof. 4. Exploring Through Outside Reading. 5. Considering Your Audience: Establishing Credibility. 6. Types of Support. 7. Organizing and Incorporating Outside Information. 8. The Function of Form. 9. Two Important Strategies in Argumentation: Establishing Credibility and Defining Terms. 10. Revising An Argumentative Essay. Appendix.