Reading and Writing Short Arguments

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William Vesterman
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Jan 1, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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This bestselling collection offers predominantly short arguments on numerous topics. In addition, it provides a clear and concise introduction to argument, including a discussion of the importance of logos, ethos, and pathos, as well as an exceptionally accessible explanation of the Toulmin method. Its 16 chapters focus on current issues, each comprising three brief arguments that reflect a range of perspectives. A concise research guide concludes the text, helping students nd and use additional sources, including Internet sources (Part V).

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