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Unformatted text preview: BEFORE REVISING : + put your work aside for at least several hours + remind yourself of the requirements for the assignment + remind yourself of your audience and purpose + if you haven’t already, type the paper/essay. + using our guidelines, focus your mind on only ONE aspect at a time + make necessary corrections + ask someone to read the paper out loud to you + ask someone to read the paper considering the questions on page 105 ________________________________________________ R E V I S I N G A) The WHOLE: ORGANIZATION; COHESIVENESS; RHETORICAL STRATEGIES STATEMENT OF THESIS = Is it Effective? Clear? Interesting? Reasonable? Does it accurately represent the ideas developed? • COHESIVENESS (back to thesis) • FLOW (transitions, order of presentation and logic) • EFFECTIVENESS (use of rhetorical tools and strategies) B) EACH PARAGRAPH: COHERENCE, CONTENT & FORM • COHERENCE (One main idea and its substantiation) • CONTENT: each sentence has to SAY SOMETHING • check CLARITY...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Kimmet during the Spring '07 term at George Mason.
- Spring '07