Rhetorical Worksheet-4

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Rhetorical Worksheet Article Title: “Intertextuality and the Discourse Community” Student: Gary Salomon MAIN IDEA 5 pts. State the main idea in one sentence (for example, James Porter argues . . .). In his article, James Porter emphasizes the importance of understanding intertextuality and how to identify it because all writing, in their own way, is intertextual. State the object of study (what is the text “about”). The article “Intertextuality and the Discourse Community” analyzes the different forms of intertextuality through their connections to the “discourse community” and their pedagogical implications for composition. AUTHOR 5 pts . Who is the author and what is her profession or background? James E. Porter is Assistant Professor of English at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, where he teaches freshman composition, technical writing, and graduate rhetoric. What is the date of publication? Published:1986 STRUCTURE 10 pts. Identify the main sections. 5 pts. The authors begin the article by introducing the concept of interextuality and how it’s used. The next section, The Presence of Intertext , defines the two types of intertext while presenting evidence of the use of it in well-known works. The Power of Discourse Community follows with the in depth look at discourse communities and how they constrain the writer. In the fourth section, The Pedagogy of Inertextuality, Porter moves toward the idea that readers should examine a writer’s product and how it is influenced by it’s discourse community. In the final section,
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