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How Clearly Can Your Teen Communicate?
Can your teen express himself both verbally and in writing with age-appropriate clarity? The Writer's Toolbox: Using Rhetorical Devices to Improve Communication teaches your child how to employ time-tested tools called rhetorical devices to cultivate precise phrases.

The Art of Well-crafted Rhetoric
Rhetoric is simply the art of speaking and writing to impact an audience. Using examples from famous authors and speakers, the innovative Writer's Toolbox provides an insiderís look at an abundance of well-crafted writing.

Learn to Recognize and Use Rhetorical Devices
Twenty-nine rhetorical devices, ranging from the familiar simile and metaphor to the less-well-known litotes and anadiplosis, are introduced and clearly illustrated. In just 30 lessons and a mere 30 minutes a week, your teen will not only learn to identify these rhetorical devices in literature and real life, he will also learn how to use them. Lots of engaging exercises will help this important information stick.
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Author: Patricia Samuelsen
Pages: 168
Publisher: Sweetwater Publishing

  • Thirty engaging lessons
  • Clear explanations
  • Examples from literature and oratory
  • Exercises with answer key
  • Review lessons and games