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Unformatted text preview: Audience Awareness Worksheet: Online, look up who has the power to change or fix the problem you are writing about. If you are writing about a problem at Georgia Southern, you will need to look in the directory online. I would start with division that could fix the problem and look for the director (example, if you are writing about the meal plan, look up Food Services and look for the director). If you are writing about a problem outside of GSU, Google who you would need to talk to (example: if you are writing about liquor laws in Statesboro, you would need to look up a political figure who could rewrite those laws). Once you find the person's name, look them up. Usually higher-ups at least have pictures that you can look at to help you gauge their age, race, and gender. Name (s) of your reader: Cindy Rampley Age (if you are unsure, estimate): 54 Race (if known): White Gender (if known): Female Based on the gender and age of your reader, how will you need to address them in your salutation? (Mom) Look at the race and gender of your reader. Will these two characteristics affect the language or tone of your letter? If so, how? No, she is my mother....
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- Spring '08