The modern day definition of rhetoric focuses on purpose. Why do we write? Why should we write? Many, including They Say I Say authors Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, believe that the answer to those questions is, to persuade. 466 more words
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Time to quickly consider Tanaiste Joan Burton’s cat-related comments today! When Tanaiste Burton was asked a question by a reporter about the capitalisation of the Irish banks, the Tanaiste remarked, “There is more than one way to skin a cat.” As t… 243 more words
I’ve been struggling with a piece of writing for an academic journal which needs revising. The editor of the journal sent the two reviewers’ comments to me and my co-author with a simple comment “you’ll see that the one reviewer is a tough customer”. 1,071 more words
C. Jones, Clout: The Art and Science of Influential Web Content: New Riders, 2010.
D. A. Winsor, “Communication failures contributing to the Challenger accident: An example for technical communicators,” Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 308 more words