The Practical Stylist

Author: Sheridan Warner Baker
Publisher: Brantford : W. Ross Macdonald School, 1985. (Toronto : CNIB)
ISBN: STANFORD:36105002539299
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: English language


The Practical Stylist

Author: Sheridan Warner Baker
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032101975X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: English language


The Practical Stylist with Readings and Handbook

Author: Sheridan Baker
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015040605811
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Based on the premise that all writing involves arguing a thesis, this classic, authoritative rhetoric presents the essential tools for writing graceful, persuasive essays. Emphasizing thesis and the structural integrity of the essay, The Practical Stylist provides a variety of organizational techniques to help students create sound essays, while the expository modes such as description, narration, and exposition are presented as strategies for supporting a thesis. Numerous essay models are provided to illustrate the principles of organization and explore the dynamics of language. A research paper chapter discusses online sources and the computerized library, and a brief handbook section provides help with grammar issues.

The Longman Practical Stylist

Author: Sheridan Baker
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321333497
Release Date: 2005-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Based on the premise that all writing involves arguing a thesis, this classic, authoritative rhetoric presents the essential tools for writing graceful, persuasive essays. Emphasizing thesis and the structural integrity of the essay, The Practical Stylist provides a variety of organizational techniques to help students create sound essays, while the expository modes such as description, narration, and exposition are presented as strategies for supporting a thesis. Numerous essay models are provided to illustrate the principles of organization and explore the dynamics of language. A research paper chapter discusses online sources and the computerized library, and a brief handbook section provides help with grammar issues.

Persuaded by the Evidence

Author: Dr. Jerry Bergman
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781614580713
Release Date: 2008-08-01
Genre: Religion

True Stories of Faith, Science, & the Power of a Creator A unique and interesting collection of true stories from Christians - each sharing his personal journey to find the biblical truth of a six-day creation! From scientists in the midst of complex research to youth ministers, and more, see how each began at a different point and place in his life to question the supposed truth of evolution and how faith and actual evidence led to his embracing a creation-based, biblical world-view. In their testimonies, you will read about their search for answers, often unavailable through their school, their church, or scientific knowledge - and how the discoveries they made have shaped their faith and changed their lives. Seeking answers for yourself? Discover the powerful truths these individuals now share - and find yourself also persuaded by the evidence! Contributors include: Carl Kerby, Curt Sewell, Dr. Walter T. Brown, Dr. Raymond Damadian, Frank Sherwin, and more! Stories Focus on: Powerful testimonies of the concept of a creator Discovering creation truths within scientific careers Understanding the relevance of Genesis to your personal faith Finding answers to life's toughest questions through understanding Genesis Appreciating the powerful influence of creation believers and scholars Features a "Founding Fathers of Creationism" special section focused on Dr. Henry Morris, Dr. John Whitcomb, Dr. Andrew Snelling, and more. Special spotlight! Short biography of Dr. Mortimer Adler, chairman of the board of editors of Encyclopedia Britannica for many years

Fragments of Rationality

Author: Lester Faigley
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 0822971569
Release Date: 2014-08-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In an insightful assessment of the study and teaching of writing against the larger theoretical, political, and technological upheavals of the past thirty years, Fragments of Rationality questions why composition studies has been less affected by postmodern theory than other humanities and social science disciplines.