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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Course wise, the first half of this was very similar to Linguistics. However, parts would be confusing if you haven’t already read Understanding English Grammar, written by the same author.
I highly recommend this book to anybody in search of a powerful way to come across to the reader. Rhwtorical discussion is straightforward and concise; chapter topics cover important material; jolln within chapters is well distributed; she gives examples often, but they do not distract; she reinforces her lessons with problem sets and discussion questions for readers who learns by doing, but all the while does not degenerate into a textbook-like narrative of dull rehearsals.
Kolln grammaar down all of those concepts that I find hard to teach and describes them brilliantly. 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 koolln of those choices on their readers. Each time I open this book, I learn something new. Martha Kolln is extremely wordy in her examples. And it is because of that need I took up Kolln’s book Rhetorical Grammar.
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I will say that at first, the writing actually scared me. Besides providing key strategies for revision, Rhetorical Grammar presents systematic discussions of reader expectation, sentence rhythm and cohesion, subordination and coordination, punctuation, modifiers, diction, and other principles. Jul 27, Mary Alice rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.
This is the best grammar book I have ever read! I especially like the chapter on cohesion, though, and it’s helped my students quite a bit. Sign In We’re sorry!
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 7th Edition
Rhetorical Grammar encourages writers to recognize and use the structural and stylistic choices available to them and to granmar the rhetorical effects those choices can have on their readers.
New to This Edition. Parsing sentences, figuring out verb types and sentence structures, etc. In-chapter exercises and discussion questions are useful for in-class and small group activities and for peer editing. The Structure of Sentences. Wonderful book for anyone needing to write! Very informative and easy to follow along with.
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Description Rhetorical Grammar encourages writers to recognize and use the structural and stylistic choices available to them and to understand the rhetorical effects those choices can have on their readers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Pearson Writer, search for: Studying grammar from this rhetorical point of view defines the study of language as an intellectual exercise designed to open up students’ minds to the versatility, beauty, and possibilities of language.
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects
Some days I’m torn between thinking this is a godsend and other days the devil. As far as grammar books go, this one is very tedious and boring. Other editions – View all Rhetoric Grammar: