The Practical Stylist: The Classic Guide to Style

Paperback | June 29, 2005

bySheridan Baker

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Based on the premise that all writing involves arguing a thesis, this classic, authoritative rhetoric presents the essential tools for writing graceful, persuasive essays. Emphasizing thesis and the structural integrity of the essay, The Practical Stylist provides a variety of organizational techniques to help students create sound essays, while the expository modes such as description, narration, and exposition are presented as strategies for supporting a thesis. Numerous essay models are provided to illustrate the principles of organization and explore the dynamics of language. A research paper chapter discusses online sources and the computerized library, and a brief handbook section provides help with grammar issues.

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Based on the premise that all writing involves arguing a thesis, this classic, authoritative rhetoric presents the essential tools for writing graceful, persuasive essays. Emphasizing thesis and the structural integrity of the essay, The Practical Stylist provides a variety of organizational techniques to help students create sound ess...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.9 × 6.3 × 0.5 inPublished:June 29, 2005Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321333497

ISBN - 13:9780321333490

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