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The_Writing_Process_Comp_I - The Writing Process

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Click to edit Master subtitle style The Writing Process Introduction to Analytical Writing Professor Hozefa Haveliwala University at Albany
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Three Kinds of Writing ¡ Expressive  Writing: emphasizes a writer’s feelings. i.e., narrative essays, short stories,  poems, plays, and letters.
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Three Kinds of Writing ¡ Expository  Writing: reports, explains, clarifies, or assesses  something.  This is not concerned with feelings  but concerned instead with explanations in an  objective manner. i.e., newspaper articles, essays, scholarly 
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Three Kinds of Writing ¡ Argumentative  Writing: Intended to influence the reader’s  attitudes and actions or clearly supports  a specific position. i.e., political speeches, debates, policy  papers, op-ed pieces in the newspaper, 
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But who will be your audience? There are three kinds of audience: 1)  Specialized  Audience:  an audience with a developed interest in the  subject you are writing about. 2)  Diverse  Audience: an audience with different levels of interest and 
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But who will be your audience? 3)  General  Audience: An audience that has a very general interest in the subject-matter and is generally well- educated. (This will be your audience for the papers that 
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Yes, students – Writing is a process too! ¡ Just like reading is a process, so is  writing.  And while many of you may  already have a method of writing papers  for your classes, it’s important that we  review a more established way of writing  personal essays.
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Yes, students – Writing is a process too! ¡ The Writing Process is in some ways  similar to the Reading Process in that a  good process that you stick to and use  time and again will certainly make you a  better writer, whether in a college setting  or in the workplace.  For now, though, try  the following process of writing for all of  the papers you have to submit for this 
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Step #1: PRE-WRITING!!
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The Writing Process Step #1: Pre-writing ¡ It’s important to plan your essays before  you write them, and generating ideas on  a question posed to you by your  professor is very important.  That’s why  the first step in The Writing Process is  called  ‘Pre-Writing.’
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The Writing Process Step #1: Pre-writing ¡ Pre-writing involves: l Brainstorming (or Listing) l Freewriting l Looping l Journals
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Pre-writing: “Brainstorming” ¡ When you are given an essay question  about one of the essays that we will be  reading, you can always “brainstorm”  before you begin to write response.
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Pre-writing: “Brainstorming” ¡ Brainstorming  is simply sitting down  with a pen and blank sheets of paper and  listing all of your ideas on how to answer 
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