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ERIC Number: EJ617720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
"Everybody Has Their Own Ideas": Responding to Cliche in Student Writing.
Skorczewski, Dawn
College Composition and Communication, v52 n2 p220-39 Dec 2000
Argues that looking at students' uses of cliche in context can teach instructors about students' struggles to fashion new knowledge from what they already believe to be true. Examines students' most frequently used cliches. Suggests writing instructors who examine their response to cliche can learn how their pedagogical practices can deafen them to what students are trying to say. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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