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King 1English 1301 notesgenres– familiar pattern always changing and evolving (not fixed patterns)– flexible – help focus creativity and generate new ideas – adaptable – change with the audience – evolve in to different fields – shaped by the situation– genres can be blendedthe writeing process has two types of writers 1. Planner– understands the assignemnt– makes a out line – writes first draft– revision adds more details, examples and explinations2. Explorer– understands the assignment– begin writing there first draft– makes outline – revision usually has to remove the excess information (cut out information)– reorganizethe writeing process1. understand the assignment– analyize the retoricle situation understanding the assignment and what it means to you2. invent your idea / brainstorming– come up with what you are actually writing about 3. organize & draft your paper – commune the idea and organize its flow.4. choose a appropriate style– tone, lang, details, purpose / reflected in the thesis statement 5. design you document – write the first draft6. revise , review and edit – first you revise then you edit. (revise can be a complete over haul of the paper movingthings around) – edit (is simply proofreading, such as grammar and flow.)MLA– double spaced– header – 12 point font / times new roman – page number– 1 inch margins – header / last name and page number– class information / in this order (name, teaches name, ENGL 1301-1004, date, and assignment name)TIPSyour rhetorical situation begins with a topic not a subject – what am I being asked to write– pick a topic that you find intresting – begin by identifying clearly about with you are writeing– identify the boundries of my topic(not subject)– angle / what is new or changed about this topic that you are writeing about– what is your unique perspective about this topic– what is you unique expectations of this product– what exactily is the assignment asking you to do or accomplishthe writeing process1 understand the assignment 2 invent your idea / brainstorming 3 organize & draft your paper 4 choose a appropriate style 5 design you document 6 revise , review and edit FACT method 1 Fit 2 Add3 Cut 4 Testrhetoricle situation – topic– what is the essay about– angle – who is the essay directed to and how will I approach the subject (what is new or recently changed on the topic)– purpose– what am I trying to accomplish general (is this supposed to be informative, persuasive, or entertaining) specific (Audience)– readers– who is this directed to who is going to read it– contextual– what is contained in the paper and the relevance that you are trying to conveylogosKing 1– logic ,reason, message, meaning, data, statistics, common sense, etcethos– the crediablity of the speaker, is the speaker a expert in the field, does your speaker provide sufficient evidence to prove his claim has his sources been of creditable origins.pathos – passions and emotions connected to the situation the speaker is talking aboutkairos – opprotune occasion for speech the given context for the communications both calls for and constrains ones speech the speaker takes into account the contingencies of the product and future productsrhetorical analysisRhetorical Analysis means to analyze something form a rhetorical point of view.Textual and Contextual form of analysis Not only look at the words used but also the situation of the time. A Rhetorical Analysis can be preformed on: Speeches (written and spoken) Advertisements (print, TV, web, radio) Documentaries Commentaries cordination and subordinationCoordination– working together and all parts equalsubbrodination– cannot stand on its own, its beneath or lower then the princeple partsubordinating conjunction – once, while, if, although, because, however,coordinating conjunctions– and, but, so, or, nor, yetprepositional phrases– on, up, down, with, of, around, over, at, in–Clause– is a group of words or phrase4 types of sentencessimple sentence– (aka independent clause) means just that that it is a independent can stand on its own as a sentence – it must have a subject, verb, makes sense. (the dog ate my homework.)compound sentence – made of two independent clauses the two clauses are linked together with one coordinating conjunction – they are limited to consisting, of, and, but, so, or, nor, for, yet) to link the independent conjunction (never start a sentences with a conjunction sounds informal)– must have two verbs, two subjects, makes sense, linked by a comma and a coordinating conjunctioncomplex sentence– one independent clause and one dependent clause – (dependent clause can not stand on it own. Ie fragment) and usually begins with a subordinating conjunction.– can begin with a prepositional phrases (if it begins with a prep phrase it will have a comma– if you start a sentence with a dependent clause it must have a comma. – (ex) Because I love him,(subordinating conjunction) the world is full of hope and sunshine (independent clause) the total thing is a complex sentence.compound complex sentence– two independent clauses and one dependent clause (dc)– once the computer crashed, I lost all hope in technology, and I bought a type writer.– Example– once the computer crashed, (ic) – I lost all hope in technology,(ic) – and I bought a typewriter.)(Dc)COMMAS pages 823-825 in text book 8 different comma rules8 comma rules 1 compound sentences and independent clauses (2 introductory sentence elements (each one of these begins with a dependent clause, they introduce the supporting information to complete the sentence)3 non restrictive expressions ( this is extra information that can be taken out of a sentence at no loss to the information)King 14 parenthicle elements (words after the comma that add definition names reasons examples)5 items in a series ( a series constitutes 3 or more elements it can be one word groups or mutipleword groups)6 quotations (anytime we introduce a quote comma after it)7 coordinate adjectives (a adjective describes a noun two adjectives the describe a noun are called coordinated adjectives)8 adresses and dates ( self explanatory)Thesis statement chapter 14 inventing ideas visual and verbal strategies to put your ideas on paper or on screen prewriting – concept mapping (bubble notes) cluster ideas and boundries of a topic.Free

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