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ERIC Number: EJ402246
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Fictionalizing the Readers of Scholarly Articles in Biology.
Gragson, Gay; Selzer, Jack
Written Communication, v7 n1 p25-58 Jan 1990
Analyzes two scientific journal articles from a reader-response perspective. Elaborates the rhetorical nature of scientific discourse and demonstrates that even within the constraints of the journal articles, scientists have considerable freedom to exercise choices. Explicates how writers use cues to direct readers into fictional roles. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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