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assignment #4 part b - Part B: The Rhetorical Situation The...

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Part B: The Rhetorical Situation The rhetorical situation is the overall context in which your writing occurs. The key parts of the rhetorical situation include: you as the writer; the immediate occasion that prompts you to write; your intended purpose and audience; your genre or type of writing and the larger social context in which you are writing. As the writer, you write in response to an assignment. You may also choose to write because of something that happened or something that made you think or react. In school or on the job, writing is often required. In your overall life, you are the one who chooses to write when you need to remember to plan something, remind others, to express your feelings or solve a problem. The occasion is whatever motivates you to write. Most often, you are motivated by an assignment that a teacher or boss gives you. Sometimes it is a particular event or incident that makes you want to write. This could be caused by an article that you read, a conversation with a friend or something that occurred in your life recently. The purpose
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course CO 150 taught by Professor Moran during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.

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assignment #4 part b - Part B: The Rhetorical Situation The...

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