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The imaginative argument

Frank L. Cioffi

The imaginative argument

a practical manifesto for writers

by Frank L. Cioffi

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementFrank L. Cioffi.
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LC ClassificationsPE
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22620584M
ISBN 100691122903
OCLC/WorldCa56807646

The Imaginative Argument A Practical Manifesto for Writers - Second Edition 2nd Edition by Frank L. Cioffi and Publisher Princeton University Press. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: , More than merely a writing text, The Imaginative Argument offers writers instruction on how to use their imaginations to improve their prose. Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument--the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing--by drawing on emotion, soul, and creativity, the wellsprings of imagination.

  The Imaginative Argument (eBook) A Practical Manifesto For Writers - Second Edition de Frank L. Cioffi. idioma: Inglês. Edição: Princeton University Press, dezembro de ‧ ISBN: ‧ ver detalhes do produto. seja o primeiro a comentar este produto comentar. 22,04 Book Edition: Chapter 9 of the book "The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto for Writers," by Frank L. Cioffi is presented. It examines the idea of research paper, a special form of argument, which helps one discover things concerning the world. It mentions that an imaginative research is .

C. Wright Mills’s book The Sociological Imagination is widely regarded as one of the most influential works of post-war sociology. At its heart, the work is a closely reasoned argument about the nature and aims of sociology, one that sets out a manifesto and roadmap for the field. Gleaves Whitney is Senior Contributor at The Imaginative is the director of Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Whitney has written, edited, or contributed to several books, including John Engler: The Man, the Leader & the Legacy, American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, and the revised edition of .


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Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument--the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing--by drawing on emotion, soul, and creativity, the. INTRODUCTION 9.  The chapters that follow— on audience, invention, the thesis, the writing process, research, style—all strive to persuade you that having an argument is necessary, but not quite sufficient; good, but not quite good enough.

You have to have an imaginative ar- gument. About the Book. More than merely a writing text, The Imaginative Argument offers writers instruction on how to use their imaginations to improve their prose.

Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument--the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing--by drawing on emotion, soul, and creativity, the wellsprings of imagination. The Imaginative Argument offers all the intellectual kindling that writers need to ignite this creativity, from insights on developing ideas to avoiding bland assertions or logical leaps.

It cites exemplary nonfiction prose stylists, including William James, Ruth Benedict, and Erving Goffman, as well as literary sources to demonstrate the. The Imaginative Argument offers all the intellectual kindling that writers need to ignite this creativity, from insights on developing ideas to avoiding bland assertions or logical leaps.

It cites exemplary nonfiction prose stylists, including William James, Ruth Benedict, and Erving Goffman, as well as literary sources to demonstrate the dynamic of persuasive : Princeton University Press.

The Imaginative Argument offers all the intellectual kindling that writers need to ignite this creativity, from insights on developing ideas to avoiding bland assertions or logical leaps.

It cites exemplary nonfiction prose stylists, including William James, Ruth Benedict, and Erving Goffman, as well as literary sources to demonstrate the Author: Frank L. Cioffi."More than merely a writing text, 'The Imaginative Argument' offers writers instruction on how to use their imaginations to improve their prose.

Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument -- the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing -- by drawing on emotion, soul, and creativity, the wellsprings of imagination.