Contrastive Rhetoric: Reaching to Intercultural Rhetoric by Ulla Connor, Ed Nagelhout, William V. Rozycki

By Ulla Connor, Ed Nagelhout, William V. Rozycki

This quantity explores the sector of contrastive rhetoric, the research of ways a person's first language and tradition impact his or her writing in a moment language. The ebook offers a complete view of the study during this box and offers sound suggestion for facing cross-cultural matters in writing periods. The target is to assist academics discover the criteria influencing their students' makes an attempt to compose potent texts and to attract at the assets person beginners convey to the duty. this can be a reliable reference for researchers and academics within the quarter of moment language writing.

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Contrastive rhetoric has been socially oriented from the start, concentrating on culture as the explanation for students’ writing. Neither was the social turn a stranger to mainstream compositionists before cultural studies emerged. Shirley Brice Heath’s Ways with Words: Language, Life, and Work in Communities and Classrooms (1983), a ten-year ethnographic study of literacy in three communities, had been a classic for composition programs before the dominance of critical/cultural studies. Contrastive rhetoric, however, has not made the “political turn” collectively, not even in the published scholarship.

1987). Cultural thought patterns revisited. In U. Connor & R. B. ), Writing across languages: Analysis of L2 text (pp. 9–21). Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Kaplan, R. B. (1966). Cultural thought patterns in inter-cultural education. Language Learning: A Journal of Applied Linguistics, 16, 1–20. Maslow, A. H. (1954). Motivation and personality. New York: Harper. Moreno, A. I. (1996). Estudio Contrastivo Inglés-Espańol de la Expresión de las Relaciones de Coherencia Causal Interoracional: el Artículo Académico sobre Economía y Empresa.

TESOL Quarterly, 36, 493–510. Connor, U. (2004). Intercultural rhetoric research: Beyond texts. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 3, 291–304. Connor, U. (2005, July). Intercultural rhetoric – Further defined. Paper presented at the Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication’s Second Annual Conference on Intercultural Rhetoric and Written Discourse Analysis, Indianapolis, IN. , & Anthony, M. A. (2005, July). Semantic variation in rhetorical appeals of fundraising letters. Paper presented at the “Research on Fundraising Letters: Focus on Research Methods” symposium at the 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI.

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