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Andrew Lazarow WRT 205 Coming to terms “What is the writer trying to do in this text? What is his or her project? “ “Intellectual writers usually work not with simple antitheses, but with positive opposing terms- that is, with words and values that don’t contradict each other yet still exist in some real and ongoing tension. “ “You come to terms with a text by translating its words and ideas into your own
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Unformatted text preview: language, making them part of your own prose. Forwarding Academic writing is almost always intended to persuade a third reader. Quick, tactical use of other texts is one of the key moves of intellectual writing. To rewrite the terms and ideas of others, to make them your own, makes extending such a salient move in ambitious intellectual prose....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course WRT 205 taught by Professor Yager during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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