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By Jeanne Fahnestock, Marie Secor

ISBN-10: 0075577348

ISBN-13: 9780075577348

This composition textual content makes a speciality of argument and persuasion utilizing examples, workouts, readings, and writing assignments. The textual content courses scholars via constructing a thesis, discovering and organizing proof, and writing and revising numerous sorts of argumentative papers. the second one variation de-emphasizes the language of formal good judgment, and the entire readings, examples, and routines were up-to-date. extra insurance has been given to refutation. widespread in either complex composition and moment semester freshman classes.

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21 school did create the provision for an independently designed Bachelor of Philosophy degree in the first place. By now you realize that the act of arguing involves converting what seem mere personal and idiosyncratic preferences into socially acknowledgeable facts and socially sharable values. Another promising value in the academic community, though not as strong perhaps as others, is a tolerance for diversity, for "interdisciplinary" work (there's a word you recognize as likely to trigger approbation in your audience).

Plural Subjects Subjects with Definite Numbers The subject of a claim about the nature of things can certainly be more than a single individual or idea. It can be a set with a definite number of members, and the claim can assert something about all of them. ANALYZING STATEMENTS ABOUT THE NATURE O F THINGS 45 1. This year's Eland and Biarritz are designed in the German tradition. 2. Three of the basic courses offered in chemistry are aimed at students who have taken AP high-school chemistry. 3 .

Mom's day starts at six o'clock in the morning. After feeding the livestock on the family farm, she retreats to the house to cook the family breakfast. Then without doing the dishes it's off to school. At four in the afternoon the school is empty except For the Home Ec. room, where Mom prepares for the next day of classes. Upon arriving home she cooks a delicious full-course meal. Without stopping to clean up supper she heads to her garden where she works till dark. Finally she tackles a sink full of dishes and usually a couple of loads of wash.

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