Rhetoric and Composition
by Matthew D. Barton
Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 172
This is a textbook in first-year college composition programs, written as a practical guide for students struggling to bring their writing up to the level expected of them by their professors and instructors. The authors have avoided complicated "textbook language" and jargon in favor of plain, easily understood writing.
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