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Description

This college-level textbook guides students through five different types of arguments: evaluations, responses, persuasive rhetorical arguments, proposals, and practical professional development arguments. Students are introduced to rhetorical concepts and strategies to enable them to more effectively appeal to different types of audiences. Students will gain practice in audience-based reasoning, basing their reasons and evidence on the assumptions, beliefs, and values of their readers.

ISBN

978-1-944548-36-0

Publication Date

7-14-2021

Edition Statement

Fourteenth Edition

Publisher

New Prairie Press

City

Manhattan

Keywords

argumentation, audience, audience-based reading, persuasion, research

Disciplines

Adult and Continuing Education | English Language and Literature | Rhetoric and Composition

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Designing Arguments for Academic, Public, and Professional Audiences


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