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Unformatted text preview: They are working to shape others’ responses to something-to make others see the same qualities or dimensions as they do. The Writer has several big jobs: Understanding the topic itself, detecting what readers value in relation to the topic, changing the readers values to they see the topic differently and addressing resistance to the change. Writers go far beyond saying that something is simply bad, good, evil, wrong; they seek to show their readers Wood 2 how something harms or helps people. As in all academic writing, the goal is to reveal something so that readers rethink the topic....
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- Spring '09
- Logic, Dr. Dugan