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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A must for any writer, student, reader, etc. Kolln breaks down all of those concepts that I find hard to teach and describes them brilliantly. Apr 16, Connie rated it really liked it.
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects
Trivia About Rhetorical Gramma I especially appreciated it as a writer–it made me think of new and different writing structures I can use for various effects: Availability This item is out of print and has been replaced with Rhetorical Grammar: And it is because of that need I took up Kolln’s book Rhetorical Grammar.
A book that offers grammatical instruction, therefore, is one whose lessons I am in desperate need. In this way, grammar is defined as an intellectual exercise that opens students’ minds to the versatility, beauty, and possibilities of language.
If I didn’t have to return this book for cash now that my class is over, I would never write again without it. However, parts would be confusing if you haven’t already read Understanding English Grammar, written by the same author. The book also includes helpful practice exercises.
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. This book explores grammar not as a set of rules to be upheld but rather as a means for making rhetorical choices in writing. You don’t need to cry as you drop 70 something or 80 something on this textbook; the older editions work just fine.
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Recommended to Stephanie by: If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Built for mobile devices, it streamlines the tedious rhftorical time-consuming aspects of writing, so that students can focus on developing their ideas.
Against Kolln I would charge that she often enters comments that don’t strictly follow from her discussion, and that she often applies a more advanced understanding of what is happening in the sentence then can be gleaned from co-text in the discussion.
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A very informative book in regards to grammatical choices and rhetorical rhftorical in writing. I’m torn between a 3. 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. It gives sentence examples but doesn’t show you structurally how to break things down when diagramming a sentence.
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This title is out of print. Grammar 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.
KollnLoretta Gray No preview available – Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. The author contends they can be read independently, but I think they need to read in succession.
Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 8th Edition
User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book revolutionized how I write. 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.
School book, but I read it. From inside the book.