Built upon the Progymnasmata, the most successful and enduring collection of rhetorical exercises in the Western tradition, each lesson features an excerpt from a classical source, including Greek myths, the Canterbury Tales, and the Bible. sources. Based upon the course "Teaching Writing: Structure & Style", students will learn focus on note-taking; writing proverbs and fables from notes; narratio; encomium and viuperation; description; comparison; impersonation; thesis/confirmation/refutation; and formal critique. Building up reasoning and articulation skills, as well as the ability to complete a rhetorical analysis of a work, students will compose essays and arguments based on the exercises for a well-rounded classical course. 121 reproducible pages, softcover, spiralbound.
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