Voices: Collected Essays on Language, Laughter, and Life

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Voices: Collected Essays on Language, Laughter, and Life

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Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology: Voices: Collected Essays on Language, Laughter, and Life is a compilation of sixty-one of the best essays that Dr. LaPointe has written and published in the Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology over a period of years. Dr. LaPointe is a clinician, researcher and teacher in the field of communication disorders. The theme in all of these essays is the importance of communication to the human spirit. Some of these essays explore the vagaries and peculiarities of language as well as the values that allow us to enjoy reason, good science and fruitful daily living. This collection brings all of Dr. LaPointe's wisdom, insight and humor into one book and will provide inspiration to those who study or work in the field of speech-language pathology, as well as to anyone interested in the importance of communication to the human spirit.

Features:

  • Contains short and easy to digest essays.
  • Presents world views on exotic cultures.
  • Contains references to peculiar and interesting aspects of language like profanity, palindromes, and word oddities.
  • Presents examples of essay writing to improve the literacy of students.
  • Provides interesting sideboard reading on the values of scientific literacy and critical thinking.
  • Provides interesting sideboard reading on the values of scientific literacy and critical thinking.

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Product Information

Item #(s): 0113124
Format(s): Books
Language: English
Author: Leonard L. LaPointe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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