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ERIC Number: EJ553757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0542-8343
A Peace of Paper: Toward a Negotiative Mode of Writing.
Palmer, Sally B.
Maryland English Journal, v31 n2 p7-16 Spr 1997
States that persuasion as a discourse mode in composition classrooms tends to emphasize conflict and polarize students' positions. Proposes a "negotiative" mode of writing, focusing on the reader to achieve a cooperative settlement to opposing argument positions. Uses strategies including dialogic styles and structures that address issues of power, commonality, trust, face, likability, interdependence, feasibility, and reciprocity. (PA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Journal availability: Department of English, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532-1099.