The Aims of Argument: A Brief Rhetoric
Mayfield Pub., Aug 1, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 265 pages
This brief version of The Aims of Argument, Third Edition, contains all the material in Part I of the longer version as well as the two appendixes. Only the readings in Part II are excluded, giving each instructor the flexibility to choose whatever readings he or she wants. For key features of the text and a detailed table of contents, please see the preceding entry.
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An Overview of Key Terms
Arguing to Persuade 108
Keeping a Writers Notebook
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abortion accept active euthanasia advocates agree aims of argument American analysis Analyzing animals Ann Rule arguing to inquire audience Bundy capital punishment Chapter claim common conflict convince critical reading death debate dialogue draft drug testing dying emotional appeal essay evidence example fact feel freedom homosexuality human ideas Index innocent inquiry issue Jack Kevorkian Janet Elaine Adkins justify Kevorkian killing for mercy Kimberly Leach Levin lives look May's McConnell mediator moral law negotiation O'Keefe offered opinion opposing pain paragraph paraphrase patient person persuasion pornography position principle pro-choice problem questions readers reasons response rhetorical context sentence sexual social society sources strategy style suffering suicide SUSAN BROWNMILLER Ted Bundy terrorists thesis tion topic torture Toulmin method truth U.S. Constitution U.S. Supreme Court values voluntary euthanasia women words writer's notebook writing