Internal revision: A process of discovery



  1. Murray defines the writing process as rewriting. It has the purpose of discovering visions.
  2. Murray means exploring, unknown streams of information when he uses the term discovery. He means not prejudging the fluent disbursal of words used in writing, when using the term ignorance.
  3. Product is defined as writing in a genre. Whereas, process is defined as prevision, vision and revision, staging meaning into the form and structure of writing.
  4. Internal revision refers to the reflection upon the writing, to find meaning. External revision refers to rewriting, to build form and structure.
  5. Murray meant, “content” was vision; “form and structure” was process and product ; “language” is the vocabulary that a writer draws, to illustrate vision into form and structure.