Prose Models

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Jan 1, 1984 - College readers - 534 pages
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Containing over 110 selections by contemporary and classic writers, PROSE MODELS is a rhetorical reader that covers the major elements of paragraph, essay and methods of development with an emphasis on Argument and Persuasive writing.

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Contents

ORGANIZATION
3
Main and Subordinate Ideas
10
Unity
19
Transitions
27
Climax
36
Point of View
42
METHODS OF DEVELOPMENT
51
Other Uses of Definition
62
Tone
201
JAMES BALDWIN Fifth Avenue Uptown
209
Imagery
225
Figurative Language
234
Faulty Diction
240
More on Faulty Diction 2 58
263
EXPOSITION
269
Main and Subordinate Ideas
300

Classification and Division
69
Comparison and Contrast
83
Analogy
93
Example
99
Process
105
Cause and Effect
114
THE SENTENCE
121
Emphasis
129
Loose and Periodic Sentences
139
Climax
149
Parallelism
155
Antithesis
165
Length
176
DICTION
191
Beginning and Ending
315
Order of Ideas
329
Analysis
343
ARGUMENT AND PERSUASION
371
Cause and Effect
381
GEORGE F WILL The NotSoMighty Tube
389
Deductive Reasoning
397
NORMAN COUSINS Copout Realism
419
WILLIAM RASPBERRY Images on a Screen
427
Controversy
463
Persuasion
494
Thematic Table of Contents
523
Index
533
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