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ERIC Number: EJ542505
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-1635
Correctness and Its Conceptions: The Meaning of Language Form for Basic Writers.
Newman, Michael
Journal of Basic Writing, v15 n1 p23-38 Sum 1996
Looks at correctness in writing as a sociolinguistic phenomena that conveys information about the author in terms of his or her capacity to write as a college student and in a form commensurate with academic standards. Concludes that correctness has a sociolinguistic role crucial to the field of basic writing. (TB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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