Rhetorical_Situation_Power_Point

Rhetorical_Situation_Power_Point - Understanding Writing:...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Understanding Writing: The Rhetorical Situation Brought to you by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is a Rhetorical Situation? Rhetoric: Using language effectively to persuade, inform, educate, or entertain Rhetorical Situation: The circumstances in which you communicate.
Background image of page 2
The Rhetorical Situation The Genre
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Writer Your culture, personal characteristics and interests affect what you write about and how you write it.
Background image of page 4
Writer: Factors which can affect your writing include: Your age Your experiences Your gender Your location Your political beliefs Your parents and peers Your education
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Purpose: Your Reason For Writing
Background image of page 6
Genre Category or type of writing Genres hinge upon purpose and the needs/expectations of the projected audience. Examples: fiction, autobiographical story, news article, review, letter to the editor/editorial, rhetorical analysis, criticism, persuasive essay
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
GENRE Genres are categorized by recurring features, formats, style. Also known as
Background image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 15

Rhetorical_Situation_Power_Point - Understanding Writing:...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online