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ERIC Number: ED176271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Questions: Strategies and Intentions.
Washington, Gene
This paper focuses on the pedagogical strategies that can be constructed from the technique of using questions in composition writing. Questions are classified into real, pedagogical, and rhetorical; the rhetorical intentions of real questions are examined; and the "possibility of negation" and three-stage rhetorical patterns (question/commentary/answer) are described. Other issues addressed are the possible kinds of information transferred to a reader by a real question, using questions to structure information, and the possible rhetorical effect of a question. Examples of various questioning techniques used in literature are included. (AEA)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (30th, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 5-7, 1979)