Download E-books A Companion to Roman Rhetoric PDF

A better half to Roman Rhetoric introduces the reader to the wide-ranging significance of rhetoric in Roman tradition.

  • A advisor to Roman rhetoric from its origins to the Renaissance and beyond
  • Comprises 32 unique essays through top overseas scholars
  • Explores significant figures Cicero and Quintilian in-depth
  • Covers a extensive variety of themes equivalent to rhetoric and politics, gender, prestige, self-identity, schooling, and literature
  • Provides feedback for additional interpreting on the finish of every chapter
  • Includes a word list of technical phrases and an index of right names and rhetorical concepts

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Download E-books How to Speak and Write Correctly PDF

By Joseph Devlin

Within the instruction of this little paintings the author has saved one lead to view, viz.: To make it serviceable for these for whom it's meant, that's, if you happen to have neither the time nor the chance, the educational nor the inclination, to peruse complicated and abstruse treatises on Rhetoric, Grammar, and Composition. To them such works are as gold enclosed in chests of metal and locked past strength of beginning. This booklet has no pretension approximately it whatever,-it is neither a guide of Rhetoric, expatiating at the dogmas of favor, nor a Grammar jam-packed with arbitrary principles and exceptions. it's simply an attempt to aid usual, daily humans to precise themselves in traditional, daily language, in a formal demeanour. a few large ideas are laid down, the observance of with a purpose to allow the reader to maintain in the light of propriety in oral and written language. Many idiomatic phrases and expressions, atypical to the language, were given, in addition to which some of the universal errors and pitfalls were put earlier than the reader in order that he may perhaps comprehend and steer clear of them. the author has to recognize his indebtedness to not anyone particularly, yet to all regularly who've ever written at the topic. The little publication is going forth-a finger-post at the highway of language pointing within the correct path. it truly is was hoping that they who pass in accordance with its index will arrive on the objective of right talking and writing.

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Download E-books Conversations in Cultural Rhetoric and Composition Studies PDF

By Victor E. Taylor

Conversations in Cultural Rhetoric and Composition reviews is a suite of in-depth interviews that includes major figures from around the composition and rhetoric box. With subject matters starting from problems with cultural, racial, and ethnic identification to the historical past of composition and rhetoric in larger schooling, those conversations outline state-of-the-art recommendations in a postmodern highbrow context. constructed for academics and scholars in composition and rhetoric, this quantity presents authoritative remark at the significant matters in writing reports, cultural research, and rhetoric. Conversations in Cultural Rhetoric and Composition reports represents a multiform method of discussing the previous, current, and way forward for a dynamic box of analysis.

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Download E-books Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas (Studies in Writing) PDF

One of the main civilized international locations in background, China has a long-standing writing culture and lots of chinese language texts became global treasures. in spite of the fact that, the best way the chinese language educate writing in a variety of international locations in modern occasions is little identified to the skin global, particularly in Western nations. certainly, the chinese language have had a longtime conventional approach to writing guideline. even if, fresh social and political advancements have created the conception among either practitioners and researchers of a necessity for switch. while convinced socio-political alterations, either in Mainland China and within the territories, acted as brokers for reform of the educating of composition, the form those reforms are taking has been as a result of many various affects, coming either from contained in the international locations themselves and from international assets. Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore have each one built their very own method of the instructing of composition.

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Download E-books Narrative Research in Nursing PDF

By Immy Holloway

Narrative examine is an more and more well known method of accomplishing qualitative study by means of analysing the tales or event. The findings of this kind of qualitative examine can be utilized to enhance nursing schooling, nursing perform and sufferer care and to discover the event of affliction and the interplay among execs. Narrative examine in Nursing offers a complete but user-friendly creation to narrative examine which examines the abilities had to practice narrative interviews, examine info, and submit effects and allows nurse researchers to take advantage of the tactic systematically and rigorously.

Narrative learn in Nursing examines the character of narratives and their position within the improvement of nursing and healthiness care. concepts and approaches are pointed out, together with the practicalities of sampling, information assortment, research and presentation of findings. The authors speak about authenticity of proof and moral concerns whereas additionally exploring difficulties and practicalities inherent in narrative inquiry and its dissemination. Narrative study in Nursing is a invaluable source for nurses attracted to writing and publishing narrative study.

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Download E-books They Never Said It: A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions PDF

Abraham Lincoln by no means acknowledged, "You can't idiot the entire humans the entire time." Thomas Jefferson by no means acknowledged, "That govt is healthier which governs least." And Horace Greeley by no means stated, "Go west, younger man." In They by no means stated It, Paul F. Boller, Jr. and John George learn countless numbers of misquotations, unsuitable attributions, and blatant fabrications, outlining the origins of the costs and revealing why we should always consign them to the historic trashcan.
Many of the misquotes are particularly innocuous. a few are inadvertent misquotes that experience develop into renowned (Shakespeare truly acknowledged, "The better part of valor is discretion"), others, the innovations of newshounds embellishing a narrative (Franklin Roosevelt by no means opened a speech to a DAR staff with the salutation, "My fellow immigrants"). yet the various costs, equivalent to Charles Darwin's meant deathbed recantation of evolution, falsify the old checklist with their blatant dishonesty. And different chillingly vicious ones, full of virulent racial and spiritual prejudices, thoroughly distort the perspectives of the individual supposedly quoted and unfold mistrust and hatred one of the gullible. those comprise the solid feedback attributed to Benjamin Franklin that Jews might be excluded from the USA and the fabricated condemnation of Catholics attributed to Lincoln.
An wonderful and thought-provoking ebook, They by no means acknowledged It covers loads of background and units it correct. Going past a trifling catalog of well known misconceptions, Boller and George display how rightists and leftists, and atheists and evangelists all have now and then twisted or even invented the phrases of eminent figures to advertise their very own ends. the last word debunking reference, it completely enhances handbooks of quotations.

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Download E-books Literacy and Paideia in Ancient Greece PDF

By Kevin Robb

This publication examines the development of literacy in old Greece from its origins within the 8th century to the fourth century B.C.E., whilst the main cultural associations of Athens grew to become absolutely depending on alphabetic literacy. via introducing new facts and re-evaluating the older proof, Robb demonstrates that early Greek literacy should be understood purely when it comes to the wealthy oral tradition that instantly preceded it, one who was once ruled via the oral functionality of epical verse, or "Homer." in simple terms steadily did literate practices supersede oral conduct and the oral lifestyle, forging alliances which now appear either extraordinary and engaging, yet that have been eminently profitable, contributing to the "miracle" of Greece. during this publication new mild is delivered to early Greek ethics, the increase of written legislation, the emergence of philosophy, and the ultimate dominance of the Athenian philosophical faculties in greater education.

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