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The call to write

Author: John Trimbur
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth edition, International editionView all editions and formats
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Organized by genres, including memoirs, letters, profiles, reports, commentaries, proposals, and reviews, and including new chapters on multi-genre writing and on writing essays, this innovative rhetoric gives students the practice they need to write in college and in the public sphere. Timely, provocative readings promote social engagement, encouraging students to become involved, through public writing, in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Lectures et morceaux choisis (Enseignement supérieur)
Problèmes et exercices
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Trimbur
ISBN: 9781133955429 1133955428
OCLC Number: 861643410
Description: xli, 641 pages : illustrations (black and white, and color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: PART 1: WRITING AND THE RHETORICAL SITUATION. 1. What Is Writing Today? Analyzing Literacy Events and Practices. 2. The Choices Writers Make: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis. 3. Persuasion and Responsibility: Writing a Position Paper. 4. The Rhetorical Work of the Essay: How Form Embodies Purpose. PART II: GENRES OF WRITING. 5. Memoirs. 6. Letters. 7. Profiles. 8. Reports. 9. Commentary. 10. Proposals. 11. Reviews. 12 Multi-genre Writing: Publicity, Advocacy Campaigns, and Social Movements. PART III: WRITING AND RESEARCH PROJECTS. 13. Doing Research: Critical Essays, Research Papers, and Magazine Articles. 14. Working with Sources. 15. A Guide to Print, Electronic, and Other Sources. 16. Fieldwork and the Research Report. PART IV: DELIVERY: PRESENTING YOUR WORK. 17. Visual Design. 18. Web Design. 19. PowerPoint Presentations. PART V: WRITERS AT WORK. 20. Case Study of Composing. 21. Collaborative Writing Projects. 22. Writing Portfolios. PART VI: GUIDE TO EDITING.
Responsibility: John Trimbur, Emerson College.

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Organized by genres, including memoirs, letters, profiles, reports, commentaries, proposals, and reviews, and including new chapters on multi-genre writing and on writing essays, this innovative rhetoric gives students the practice they need to write in college and in the public sphere. Timely, provocative readings promote social engagement, encouraging students to become involved, through public writing, in their community and in the greater world around them.

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