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ERIC Number: EJ400277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Amplification in Technical Manuals: Theory and Practice.
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; And Others
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v19 n1 p13-29 1989
Examines how amplification (rhetorical techniques by which discourse is extended to enhance its appeal and information value) tends to increase and improve the coverage, rationale, warnings, behavioral alternatives, examples, previews, and general emphasis of technical manuals. Shows how classical and modern rhetorical theories can be applied to technical manual composition. (KEH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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