Books tagged: rhetoric

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Alternating Views 2.0
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Alternating Views 2.0 is a compendium, or perhaps, more precisely, a compilation of essays of ideas, of comments, and of critiques on a variety of subjects, with no particular rhymes or reason. It suggests what is called today, “thinking outside of the box,” if you will? The essays in Alternating Views 2.0 explain how ideas are not there until they are there.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
The Republican Cult of Ignorance
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Republican Cult of Ignorance examines how the extreme right-wing gained control of the Republican Party and exposes the common rhetorical fallacies used by conservative politicians and their media supporters to promote radical positions on taxes, women's rights, unions, healthcare, energy, national defense, and other important issues. It is Rhetorical Judo for Your Conservative Friends.
Writing to Persuade: Proven Techniques That Convince Others To Listen To You, Take You Seriously, And Change Their Minds
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing To Persuade is a straightforward guide covering the basics you need to know to create a winning argument. Rather than overload the writer with information, this book provides the distillation of more than twenty years of Dr. Gunn’s teaching of English, rhetoric, and composition. The goal is to make classical argumentation simple, accessible, and effective.
How to Really Be a Better Writer: A Meta-Method of Learning and Playing with Words, Figures of Speech, Rhetoric, and Tropes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Lennox Mumpsfield. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
I hope to provide what you might not be getting out of a traditional English or Humanities curriculum. We are in search of a meta-method of learning and playing with words, figures of speech, rhetoric, and tropes. We'll talk about flashcards, spaced repetition, and other processes that you can use to supplement such practices. Learn how to cultivate your literacy and vocabulary using many sources.