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Formatting an Essay Like the New York Review of Books

To make your essay look like one of the essays on nybooks.com, you’ll need the following: all the publishing info about your book; an image that evokes an important idea within your essay; a caption for your image, including whose … Continue reading

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The Dauntless Oracle

Recently, former student Austin Anderson e-mailed me to say hello, and to let me know about a new blog he started, called The Dauntless Oracle. On it, he writes about a range of topics, but all of them seem to be … Continue reading

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Author Study Panel Schedule

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The Rhetorical Triangle

For future reference, some questions to ask when you’re beginning a piece of rhetorical analysis.

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Aristotle, Joshua Bell, and Persuasion

Watch the video. Then I’ll have a few words about this after the jump.

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The Credible Hulk

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Essayists for Author Study 3

Anthony Bourdain   Bill Bryson   Ta-Nehisi Coates   Nora Ephron   Henry Louis Gates, Jr.   Malcolm Gladwell   Christopher Hitchens   Michael Pollan   Anna Quindlen   Oliver Sacks   David Sedaris   Peter Singer   Neil deGrasse … Continue reading

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