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Everything's an Argument with Readings

ISBN13: 9780312538613
ISBN: 0312538618
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $68.95
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Published Date:
Pages: 1104
Average Goodreads rating: 3.61/5 (36 ratings)

This best-selling combination rhetoric and thematically organized reader shows students how to analyze all kinds of arguments -- not just essays and editorials, but clothes, cars, ads, and Web site designs -- and then how to use what they learn to write their own effective arguments. With engaging, informal, and jargon-free instruction that emphasizes cultural currency, humor, and visual argument, Everything's an Argument is student-centered and immediately accessible. Students like this book because it helps them understand how a world of argument already surrounds them; instructors like it because it helps students construct their own arguments about that world. Also available in a brief version without the reader.