Perspectives on Argument, 9th edition

  • Nancy V. Wood, 
  • James S. Miller

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Overview

Perspectives on Argument teaches strategies for critical thinking, critical reading, research and writing that will help you master all types of argument. The authors help you identify controversial topics, form opinions in reaction to text and images, and write persuasive essays that express your viewpoint.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137536719

Subject: Composition

Category: Argument

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. A Perspective on Argument
  2. The Rhetorical Situation: Understanding Audience and Context
  3. Reading, Thinking, and Writing About issues
  4. The Essential Parts of an Argument: The Toulmin Model
  5. Types of Claims
  6. Types of Proof
  7. The Fallacies and Ethical Argument
  8. Multimodal Argument
  9. Rogerian Argument and Common Ground
  10. Review Synthesis of Argument Strategies
  11. The Research Paper: Planning, Research, and Invention
  12. The Research Paper: Using Sources, Writing, and Revising
  13. Argument and Literature
  14. Summary Charts: Synthesis of Chapters
  15. Families and Personal Relationships
  16. Modern Technology
  17. Education and Learning
  18. Race, Culture, Identity
  19. The Environment and Sustainability
  20. Privacy and Security
  21. War and Peace

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