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ERIC Number: EJ632329
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Ethos and Error: How Business People React to Errors.
Beason, Larry
College Composition and Communication, v53 n1 p33-64 Sep 2001
Considers what it means to be "bothered" by errors. Transforms the study of error from mere textual issues to larger rhetorical matters of constructing meaning. Presents a study of 14 business people that indicates a range of reactions to errors. Reveals patterns of qualitative agreement--certain ways in which these readers constructed a negative ethos of the writer. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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