ERIC Number: EJ559363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Role of Genre in the Psycholinguistic Guessing Game of Reading.
Pappas, Christine C.; Pettegrew, Barbara S.
Language Arts, v75 n1 p36-44 Jan 1998
Introduces briefly the social, meaning-based linguistic perspective of genre. Describes how written language is different from oral language. Shows the complexity of written language structure by illustrating how the "element of description" is realized in various written genres. Examines the implications of making genre a more critical concern in literacy research and instruction. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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