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Audiences and intentions : [electronic resource] a book of arguments / [edited by] Nancy Mason Bradbury, Arthur Quinn.

Contributor(s): Bradbury, Nancy M | Quinn, Arthur.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c1997Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xviii, 605 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0205261744; 9780205261741.Subject(s): College readers | Persuasion (Rhetoric) | English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etcDDC classification: 808/.0427 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
1. The concept of audience. Examples of the arguer-audience relationship ; Audiences all around -- 2. The idea of intention. Four arguments, four intentions ; How intention varies with audience ; Preaching to the converted: a common intention ; Three essays on education ; Six essays and the arts ; Five arguments using personal experience -- 3. Three basic tools for making an argument persuasive. Ethos appeals ; Pathos appeals ; Logos appeals ; Using the three appeals in constructing an argument ; Organizing your appeals -- 4. Arguments ethical dimension. Ethics and the three appeals ; Evaluating ethical and unethical arguments ; Ethics and your own arguments -- 5. Four symposia. Censorship and freedom of expression ; Our relationship to our natural environment ; Sex, gender, family ; Politics, principles, and practicalities.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 598-599) and index.

1. The concept of audience. Examples of the arguer-audience relationship ; Audiences all around -- 2. The idea of intention. Four arguments, four intentions ; How intention varies with audience ; Preaching to the converted: a common intention ; Three essays on education ; Six essays and the arts ; Five arguments using personal experience -- 3. Three basic tools for making an argument persuasive. Ethos appeals ; Pathos appeals ; Logos appeals ; Using the three appeals in constructing an argument ; Organizing your appeals -- 4. Arguments ethical dimension. Ethics and the three appeals ; Evaluating ethical and unethical arguments ; Ethics and your own arguments -- 5. Four symposia. Censorship and freedom of expression ; Our relationship to our natural environment ; Sex, gender, family ; Politics, principles, and practicalities.

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