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The Art of Public Speaking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Autus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The Art of Public Speaking combines the theory (from Aristotle to Quintilian) with practical resources to help you get started on your own inspirational speech. It’s got something for everyone: it dips its toe in the art of rhetoric by explaining how the most common persuasive devices work, and swims out further into the sea of figurative language to examine its lofty origins in Ancient Greece.
Discordant Thots of a Disabled Mind, vol.ii
Series: discordant thots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2016 by PonderHouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
this is more of my brain.. still on disability. i always carry a moleskine® journal as external brain-dump. if i don't write it down it'll roll around, uselessly. or i forget it, immediately. this is mostly comprised of thots which i did(n't) write/share elsewhere, and perhaps should(n't) have. there is no context. there is no clarification. volume i originated within 2012–2013.
Discordant Thots of a Disabled Mind, vol.i
Series: discordant thots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016 by PonderHouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
this is my brain.. on disability. i always carry a moleskine® journal as external brain-dump. if i don't write it down it'll roll around, uselessly. or i forget it, immediately. this is mostly comprised of thots which i did(n't) write/share elsewhere, and perhaps should(n't) have. there is no context. there is no clarification. there only is what there is. volume i originated within 2012–2013.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 366,420. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
You Can Catch More Flies With Honey: The Art Of Rhetoric, Persuasion, Manipulation, and Blarney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Cooperation is the goal of persuasion or manipulation. Our intent is to “First do no harm.” Persuading others is two-way communication - one side has the ability to say “yes” or “no”. Manipulating is negative in that the other person is trapped, deluded to some unsuspecting goal. But, we all manipulate at times – negative persuasion - so let’s understand what it is and how to do it well.
Following in the Footsteps of Kenneth Burke: Incarnation
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
This essay places the work of Kenneth Burke in an historical and theoretical and theoretical context, and offers the metaphor of incarnation as a possible unifying locus within his thought.
Can I Use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Can I use “I” in my college paper? The short answer: Yes. But keep reading. Even if you don’t like college writing—no, even if you hate college writing—this guide will get you through it. It offers clear and concise answers to your questions about writing college papers.
Writing to Persuade: Proven Techniques That Convince Others To Listen To You, Take You Seriously, And Change Their Minds
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
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.
Great Debates - 24 of the Most Important Questions in Modern Society for Teachers of ESL and EAP
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
It doesn’t get more communicative than debates and this book provides a comprehensive collection of meaningful topics for students to tackle. Debate is necessary for learning about the world and for developing intellectual and critical thinking processes. It is topical and constructive and it builds a spirit of maturity and inquiry in students.