Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings

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Pearson/Longman, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 758 pages
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The market-leading guide to arguments,Writing Argumentshas proven highly successful in teaching readers to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments of their own. Teaches readers to write better arguments. How to write arguments; how to do research for arguments; an anthology of argumentative readings. Anyone interested in writing better arguments.

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User Review  - Julie Platt - Goodreads

Used in my writing 2010 class, a good guide for rhetorical writing and a thorough breakdown of writing dynamics. Also a helpful MLA/ALA guide in the back. I keep it around. Read full review

Review: Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Concise Edition (4th Edition)

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

For a debate-idiot like myself this was great. For help with critical thinking and exploring the other side of an issue (for example, after going back and forth many times fairly deeply on each side ... Read full review


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JOHN C. BEAN is professor of English at Seattle University, where he directs the writing program and chairs the Task Force on Teaching and Learning. He is coauthor (with John D. Ramage) of Writing Arguments (3rd ed., 1995) and Form and Surprise in Composition (1986).

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