Patterns of reflection: a reader

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Allyn and Bacon, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 498 pages
This brief, engaging reader provides readable selections organized by both rhetorical patterns and themes. Featuring more than ninety brief selections, this accessible compilation features a dual organization with readings that illustrate a specific rhetorical pattern while exploring a relevant theme. Each chapter is enriched by an introduction that provides specific guidelines for understanding the rhetorical pattern illustrated, vocabulary work, detailed questions for each reading, and topics for writing. Selections range from professional essays to annotated student essays, short stories, poems, a cartoon, four–color fine art, advertisements, and photographs.Individuals interested in brief readings that model rhetorical structures.

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Contents

On Reading and Writing
1
Looking Ahead
7
William Zinsser Clutter
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Copyright

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