ERIC Number: EJ507638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Discourse Features of African American Students' Writings.
Norment, Nathaniel, Jr.
Journal of Black Studies, v25 n5 p558-76 May 1995
Investigates the relationship between culture/language background and rhetorical style by examining the degree of similarity in the writings of Black students in two rhetorical modes: narration and exposition. Results from 30 high school students show culture/language background influences students' writings and suggests that written language skills are developmental. Suggestions for teaching writing to Black students are offered. (GR)
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