Unit 1 Lecture 4 Handout

Spring 2020 English 1121

Unit 1 Lecture 4 Handout

Homework Due Thursday 2/11/2o

  1. In your textbook, Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing, read Issue 3: Writing Identities
  • Describe a situation when you adapted your writing identity to match a specific situation.
  • Describe a situation when you have used a different voice to match a specific situation.
  • Think of a communication you have had in the last few weeks between yourself and another person (conversation, text message or email exchange, etc). Write the dialogue down. It does not have to be long. Then imagine replacing one of the people in the conversation with a different person and rewrite the conversation adjusting the tone, voice, etc. to match new audience.

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