Unformatted text preview: grandmother or even great-grandmother). In composing, writing to a differing audience can help you determine if used language is appropriate, if amount of explanation, and if overall complexity is adequate (or not). Writing to new audiences can also bring out unforeseen perspectives, contriving new ideas and concepts. When writing a piece to an unknown audience, preferably research the audience and find out who you are writing for and to what purpose! But, in a non-perfect world, when in doubt, err on caution’s side, and go with a more formal perspective. Think about the difference between writing an e-mail to your best friend, verses the language, word choices, and tones you would use in appealing a dismissal, or writing to your grandmother or great-aunt. Voice, and by default, rhetorical genre, is audience, quiet simply....
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- Fall '09
- English, Audience theory, Genre Revision Skill, Voice Revision Skill