Zarefsky Ch7 Notes (CN)

Zarefsky Ch7 Notes (CN) - Zarefsky: Chapter 7 Notes Why Is...

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Zarefsky: Chapter 7 Notes Why Is Organization Important? 1. Organization – the selection of ideas and materials and their arrangement into a discernible and effective pattern. Selecting the Main Ideas 2. Main Ideas – claims that address the issues in the thesis statement; the primary divisions of the speech. Identifying Your Main Ideas -From Your Thesis of Specific Purpose -From Patterns in Your Research Choosing Among Main Ideas Criteria for Selecting the Main Ideas -Is This Idea Essential? -Can Several Ideas Be Combined? Characteristics of the Main Ideas -Simplicity -Discreteness (have separate ideas) -Parallel Structure 3. Parallel Structure – structure in which phrases are of similar syntax and length. -Balance -Coherence 4. Coherence – clear relationships among ideas and topics so that the speech appears to hang together as a natural whole. -Completeness Arranging the Main Ideas Factors Affecting Arrangement -Are the Main Ideas Dependent? 5. Logically Dependent Ideas
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course CAS 100A taught by Professor Schneider,lori during the Summer '08 term at Penn State.

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Zarefsky Ch7 Notes (CN) - Zarefsky: Chapter 7 Notes Why Is...

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