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Engl 1100 - Supplemental Writing for English Language Learners
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Class Notes Genre cannot be categorized or defined but it can be characterized or described The presented genre will affect the response Genre v act Genre Chain When one Genre sparks a series of Genres that follow it Characteristics Culture o When it is based off of the beliefs and values of that culture o Effected by the context that it is in o We have certain things that we connect these ideas to Historical o To be based on something before it Ideological Rhetorical o Choice We always have a choice o An application has to look enough like an application for somebody to know that it is actually an application o Rhetorical Questions is an informed decision o It s not literal Social o Considerate o What would be appropriate in this situation o Ex It s not appropriate for me to walk up to the dean of the university and say give me a raise Dynamic o Different depending on the circumstances Situated o If we walk to our car and there is a piece of paper on our window Culture effects Genre and Genre effects Culture Has many social implications Depends on the situation Situations effect Genres Using Genres for a Purpose They are fixed and dynamic Fixed and fluid The reasons that Genres are fixed because they are historical and logical and they are dynamic because they are rhetorical and social and situated They change and stay the same because they are cultural Questions 1 What does it mean to say that Genres are not just literary or not just words 2



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