Chapter 1 Notes (1) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 1 Notes...

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ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 1 Notes Chapter 1 (Expressive Writing) Characteristics of Expressive Writing : a. Self definition - (the use of “I”) b. Emotional Responses – emotional language, exclamations, commands, sweeping generalization c. Expression of Values – principles, standards, or qualities considered worthwhile d. Four Kinds of Expressive Writing : a. The Personal Perspective – immediate impressions and perceptions are recorded, matters of importance to the writer are dealt with, the nature of self is explored, associations are made and/or episodes are recounted. (Ex: Diaries, Journals – least restrictive of expressive writing.) b. The Autobiographical Perspective – experiences from the past are recounted, significant events in the life of the writer are explored, an effort is made to explain the writer’s personality or character, the writer’s past actions are rationalized or justified.
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Sergebrethe during the Summer '09 term at Austin Community College.

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Chapter 1 Notes (1) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 1 Notes...

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