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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More than all of these things, for me what was most rewarding was those few occasions when I discovered a topic that I had not appreciated beforehand but realized in hind site was a large source of irritation in my composition.

rhetoridal It gives sentence examples but doesn’t show ruetorical structurally how to break things down when diagramming a sentence. Oct 02, Nikki added it Shelves: See any of the following pages for a complete listing of packages available: New version of a classic and a must-have on the shelf of any literacy teacher!

Kolln’s book is a medley of successes and failures but she does get one big thing right: Overall, for a grammar text, it was decent.

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I highly recommend it. Every writer needs this book. May 11, Francisco Galan rated it it was amazing. Instructors, sign in here to see net price. In this way, grammar is defined as an intellectual exercise that opens students’ kloln to the versatility, beauty, and possibilities of language.


This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Whereas other presentations of grammar ascend towards impossibly complex rules that are too numerous to remember or descend into the elementary with comments that are fitted only for the abecedarian, Kolln does neither. Kolln breaks down all of those concepts that I find hard to teach and describes them rhetoricql. The book also includes helpful I love this book!

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Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects, 8th Edition

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.

This book revolutionized how I write. If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep.

I felt the same panic that I had my first day of iolln, which I’m a junior now is horrifying given my standing at the college.


After a while, though, the book began to make much more sense.

New to This Edition. Rhegorical to Book Page. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. But that won’t do and neither will I. It’s pretty dull, though, and not a fun read, by any means. Does anyone know of an alternative with the same approach? It is perfect for high school students in an AP English course or a college freshman grammar course.

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.

A very useful grammar book.

Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Finally, a grammar book shows students not just the elements of grammar, but how grammar makes texts sing.