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Rhetorical Figures in Science.

By: Fahnestock, Jeanne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1999Description: 1 online resource (249 p.).ISBN: 9780195353556.Subject(s): Figures of speech | Scientific literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rhetorical Figures in ScienceDDC classification: 808 | 808.0665 LOC classification: PN227.F34 1999Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; CHAPTER 1 The Figures as Epitomes; CHAPTER 2 Antithesis; CHAPTER 3 Incrementum and Gradatio; CHAPTER 4 Antimetabole; CHAPTER 5 Ploche and Polyptoton; Notes; References; Index
Summary: Rhetorical Figures in Science breaks new ground in the rhetorical study of scientific argument as the first book to demonstrate how figures of speech other than metaphor have been used to accomplish key conceptual moves in scientific texts. Examples, both verbal and visual, range across disciplines and centuries to reaffirm the positive value of these once widely-taught devices.
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Contents; CHAPTER 1 The Figures as Epitomes; CHAPTER 2 Antithesis; CHAPTER 3 Incrementum and Gradatio; CHAPTER 4 Antimetabole; CHAPTER 5 Ploche and Polyptoton; Notes; References; Index

Rhetorical Figures in Science breaks new ground in the rhetorical study of scientific argument as the first book to demonstrate how figures of speech other than metaphor have been used to accomplish key conceptual moves in scientific texts. Examples, both verbal and visual, range across disciplines and centuries to reaffirm the positive value of these once widely-taught devices.

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Jeanne Fahnestock is Professor of English at the University of Maryland. She is the author of Rhetorical Figures in Science and co-author of A Rhetoric of Argument.

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