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Unformatted text preview: Notes 11/2/07 Process Writing Process writing has its own conventions, like other types of writing purposes. One of the main elements of process writing is organization sequential, linear (beginning to end), (stepwise, in some cases). In most cases it is sequential because it is a process. It begins somewhere and it ends/concludes somewhere. When youre doing these things you need to have an ordering strategy plan in specific terms, plan according to specific features of the process youre explaining, use transitions (Barthes refers to them as relays. In explaining hurricanes, you might first talk about the effect of water temperature on the atmosphere. You would plan your explanation of the specific process you are explaining in separate terms. Context I t is the basis for thinking. Planning for audience. Introduce topic. Background. Define key terms that the reader might now. When you do all this stuff you are essentially building a framework. You can see a t riangular piece of canvas laying on the floor but until it is strung framework....
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