Sentence Fluency: Compound SentencesNOTES:RhetoricTextual Analysis: Girl, Jamaica KincaidI Want a Wife, Judy BradyJoyas Voladoras, Brian DoyleWriting: Peer Edit, Narrative EssaySeptember 24, 2018Class #4
Sentence FormulasSee if you can write these sentences1.Simple sentence1.INDEPENDENT CLAUSE2.Complex sentence, periodic1.DEPENDENT CLAUSE + COMMA + IND CLAUSE3.Complex sentence, loose1.IND CLAUSE + DEP CLAUSE4.Compound sentence, FANBOYS1.IND CLAUSE + COMMA + COORDINATING CLAUSE + IND CLAUSE5.Compound sentence, semi-colon1.IND CLAUSE + SEMI-COLON + IND CLAUSE6.Compound sentence, CONJUNCTIVE ADVERB 1.IND CLAUSE + SEMI-COLON + CONJUNCTIVE ADVERB + COMMA + IND CLAUSE
Here you go1.SIMPLE SENTENCE1.Jeff eats toast for breakfast.2.Periodic1.After he eats his breakfast, Jeff gets ready for the day.3.Loose1.This means getting dressed and getting his work bag ready while his wife and children sleep.4.Compound, FANBOYS1.Jeff’s daughter sleeps in, but his son is an early riser.5.Compound, Semi-colon1.Anne, Jeff’s wife, works out of her home; this has been very helpful for the family.6.Compound, Conjunctive Adverb1.Jeff enjoys working in an office; moreover, he enjoys getting to work and seeing his colleagues.
Sentence Combining1.Plants are ultra-sensitive to their environment. They react to vibrations and loud sounds.1.Plants are ultra sensitive to their environment; for example, they react to vibrations and loud sounds.2.The students thought the exam was too difficult. They decided that it should not be revised. 1.Though the exam was too difficult, the students decided it should not be revised.3.Myra owns a boat. She often goes sailing. She rarely goes fishing.1.Myra often sails, but she rarely fishes.
Rhetorical Analysis And how to write about it…
Rhetoric•The art of using language to persuade and inform•Used in advertising, politics, writing, and any other situation where you are attempting to persuade an audience. •Knowledge of how to use rhetoric in your work will make your essays more effective.
Rhetoric in use
RhetoricNotice how the word RHETORIC is used here. In this case, rhetoric is described as making WH aides uncomfortable. This shows how rhetoric affects people.
Rhetorical Situation Audience/ReaderWRITER’S PURPOSE (message)Writer’ PurposeReaderAuthorContextCommunicator/Writer
Rhetorical Situation Message and Writer’s Purpose: For a writing class, we will focus on the WRITER’S PURPOSE (why did the writer compose this text? )Reader/Audience = for whom the message is intendedAuthor/Communicator = writer of the pieceContext = various factors of the argument (time, place, motivation, etc) that could influence either the reader or the author
Reader/Audience•A reader is only the intended recipient of the message; a reader is actually interpreting the message, regardless of what form it takes.
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