Envision In Depth Reading, Writing, And Researching Arguments, Mla Update by Christine L. Alfano

Envision In Depth Reading, Writing, And Researching Arguments, Mla Update

byChristine L. Alfano, Alyssa J. O'brien

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This version of   Envision in Depth Reading, Writing, and Researching Arguments has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)*

 

Research-based writing through practical examples

Envision in Depth: Reading, Writing, and Researching Arguments  encourages students to look at an issue or idea from a new perspective through the process of analysis, argument, source evaluation, and research-based essay writing. This compact, colorful text for argument and research employs visual culture as an intuitive way into rhetoric and writing. Because of its authentic examples, fresh readings, and thorough instruction, students will enjoy learning to read, analyze, and argue about a range of written and visual texts relevant to our contemporary culture.


* The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the “increasing mobility of texts,” MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.

About The Author

Christine Alfano is the Associate Director of Stanford's Program in Writing and Rhetoric. She holds a BA from Brown University and PhD from Stanford and specializes in digital rhetoric, visual rhetoric, technology and pedagogy, and writing program administration. In her recent  courses, “The Rhetoric of Gaming,” "Gender and Technolog...

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Title:Envision In Depth Reading, Writing, And Researching Arguments, Mla UpdateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 7.4 × 6.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 30, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134679423

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Table of Contents

I: ANALYSIS AND ARGUMENT

1. Analyzing Texts and Writing Thesis Statements

2. Understanding Strategies of Persuasion

3. Composing Arguments

 

II: PLANNING AND CONDUCTING RESEARCH

4. Planning and Proposing Research Arguments

5. Finding and Evaluating Research Sources

 

III: DRAFTING AND DESIGNING ARGUMENTS

6. Organizing and Writing Research Arguments

7. Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources

8. Designing Arguments

 

IV: READINGS

9. You Are What You Eat

10. Life Online

11. Playing Against Stereotypes

12. Crisis and Resilience

13. Claiming Citizenship