Grounds for Writers Critical Perspectives for Reading

ISBN-10: 0321055292

ISBN-13: 9780321055293

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jeanne Gunner, Doug Sweet

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Through the lenses of four critical frames, "Grounds for Writing" shows the reader how texts can be read from different perspectives and how those perspectives can shape their own writing. Readings, writing assignments. Learning to read critically. General Interest: Improving Writing.
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List price: $96.40
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Jeanne Gunner is coauthor, with Donna Strickland, of the Boynton/Cook title The Writing Program Interrupted. She is Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Chapman University. She has been a writing program administrator, writing teacher, member of the Council of Writing Program Administrator's executive and editorial boards, co-facilitator of the WPA Summer Workshop, and author on WPA theory and issues.

Preface to Instructors
Establishing the Grounds for Writing: Rhetorical Theory and Critical Frames
The Basics of Rhetoric: Author, Audience, and Purpose
Author: Persona, Stance, and Voice
Rhetorical Analysis: Looking at/for the Author
Audience: Creating Community
Rhetorical Analysis: Finding the Audience
Purpose: Arguing to Persuade
Reading for Author, Audience, and Purpose
Rhetorical Analysis: What Does Effective Persuasive Prose Look Like?
Writing Assignments
Rhetorical Uses of Critical Frames
Frames, Lenses, Perspectives
Rhetorical Analysis: Using Frames to Shape Meaning
Rhetorical Uses of Critical Frames
Rhetorical Analysis: Reading for Persuasive Strategies
Reading for Critical Frames and Rhetorical Choices
Writing Assignments
The Rhetorical Use(s) of Conventions
A Rhetorical Approach to Writing Conventions
Rhetorical Analysis: Writing as a Social Situation
Genre, Thesis, Voice
Rhetorical Analysis: Working with Thesis and Voice through Genre
Genre and Organization
Rhetorical Values over Time
Writing Assignments
The Psychoanalytic Frame
Introduction and Historical Origins
Adding to the Conversation
Rhetorical Issues in the Psychoanalytic Frame
Exploring Psychoanalytic Frames
Jerome Kagan and Ernest Havemann, "Introduction to Psychoanalysis"
Writing from a Psychoanalytic Frame: A Sample Drafting Process
Writing Assignments
Critically Reading Case Studies
The Brothers Grimm, "Little Red Riding Hood"
"Pygmalion and Galatea"
Writing Assignments
Connecting Texts and Audiences
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