Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 4th Edition. Martha J. Kolln, The Pennsylvania State University. © | Pearson. Share this page. from Rhetorical Grammar, Martha Kolln. Sentence Cohesion. Sentence cohesion is the ties that connect each sentence to what has gone before–the glue that. Rhetorical Grammar: A Modification Lesson. Martha Kolln odification refers to change. To modify a word or other structure in the sentence is to change its mean -.
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Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects by Martha J. Kolln
In-chapter exercises and discussion questions are useful for in-class and small group activities and for peer editing. Grammar as a valuable tool for the writer Rhetorical Grammar encourages writers to recognize and use the grammatical and stylistic choices available to them, and to understand the rhetorical effects of those choices on their readers.
The author contends they can be read independently, but I think they need to read in succession. However, parts would be confusing if you haven’t already read Understanding English Grammar, written by the same author. Books by Martha J. Or actually, better yet, just buy an older addition of it. Now my biggest peeve with this book is how long some of the chapters are seriously, some of these chapters are super long; how am I supposed to read them all AND read like a pages per class times 6 class?
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Kloln is a great book for anyone interested in the mystery and mechanics of controlling the effects of writing—a veritable playground for grammar geeks. A field of dreams: One of my favorite aspects of the text is that the authors have taken care to use the techniques in their own writing: Rhetorical Grammar is a writer’s grammar – a text that presents grammar as a rhetorical tool, avoiding the do’s and don’ts so long associated with the study of grammar.
I really enjoyed the worksheets, but the examples and explanations were so long-winded.
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 4th Edition
And it is because of that need I took up Kolln’s book Rhetorical Grammar. We don’t gtammar your username or password.
Chapter summaries list rhetorical and punctuation reminders for easy reference. This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. If you hate grammar as I do, this book actually makes it interesting. References to this book Coming of Age: Her articulation of the “known-new” contract has actually helped me to write more quickly. This item is out of print and has been replaced with Rhetorical Grammar: Sentences actually explain the concepts rheyorical the grammatical structures the authors are teaching.
I especially appreciated it as a writer–it made me think of new and different writing structures I can use kollb various effects: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rhetorical Grammar encourages writers to recognize and use the grammatical and stylistic choices available to them and to understand the rhetorical effects those choices can have on their readers.
Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. This book does an amazing job of explaining concepts.
It reveals to student writers the system of grammar that they know subconsciously and encourages them to use that knowledge to understand their choices as writers and the effects of those choices on their readers. I felt the same panic that I had my first day of college, which I’m a junior now is horrifying given my standing at the college.
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Answers provided for odd-numbered exercises allow for self-teaching. Answers provided for odd-numbered exercises allow for self-teaching. Other editions – View all Rhetoric Grammar: I am currently using it in my comp class. You don’t need to cry as you drop 70 something or 80 something on this textbook; the older editions work just fine. Return to Book Page. Some days I’m torn between thinking this is a godsend and other days the devil. We want to use this at school but it’s out of print and the price is 53 dollars.
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects
It gives sentence examples but doesn’t show you structurally how to break things down when diagramming a sentence. Some good information but not comprehensive enough.
If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. I’ve read a few grammar books, and this one is at the bottom of the list.
Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 4th Edition. Ultimately, when I look at the content, I feel like this book has been money well spent.