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This comics-style collaboration between rhetoricians Elizabeth Losh and Jonathan Alexander and illustrator team Big Time Attic presents the content of the composition course in a form designed to draw students in. Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writingcovers what first-year college writers need to know the writing process, critical analysis, argument, research, revision, and presentation in a visual format that brings rhetorical concepts to life through examples ranging from Aristotle to YouTube.
Illustrators Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon have worked for clients ranging from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to DC Comics, collaborating on such titles as The Replacement God and Smax and winning two Eisners for their work on Top 10.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Spaces for Writing Discovering Contexts for Writing Going Boldly Through Writing Processes Exploring Visual Literacy ReFrame: Why Rhetoric? Why a Comic Book? 1) Why Rhetoric? Piecing Together a Definition of Rhetoric Reanimating Ancient Views of Rhetoric Exploring Rhetorical Concepts ReFrame: What Does Aristotle Have to Do with Me? 2) Reading Strategically Finding Secret Meanings with Critical Analysis Putting the Pieces Together with Synthesi Using Reading Strategies to Find and Follow Clues Imagining the Plans of Ideal Readers ReFrame: How Do I Read This? 3) Writing Identities Leaping into Identities in Writing Trying Out Choices for Different Audiences Revealing the Performer Within the Text ReFrame: WhatÕs My Identity? 4) Argument Beyond Pro and Con Spotlighting Strategies for Argument Setting the Scene for Arguable Assertions Zooming in on Persuasive Argument Focusing on Effective Organization ReFrame: The Office Hour! 5) Research: More Than Detective Work Keeping the Story Straight Tracking Down Sources Deciding Which Sources to Trust Making Sources Talk: Summary, Paraphrase, Quotation ReFrame: Wrong Turns and Shortcuts 6) Rethinking Revision Looking Beyond the Red Ink Reviewing Rhetorically Seeing Through Others' Eyes Revising Radically ReFrame: Am I Missing Something? 7) Going Public Seeing the Future of Genres Moving among Media Entering the Final Frontier with Publication ReFrame: How Does This Look? Selections are subject to change