Module 4 Short Responses – Question 1
Your best friend
People reading a newspaper editorial you've written
The audience at a conference where you are presenting
In order to adjust writing for a best friend, it would have an informal tone without too much
technical detail. This audience would be looking for basic information. Writing for people
reading a newspaper editorial would need to have a formal tone with a little more detail to
provide thorough background information. This audience would look for basic information.
Writing for a profession would need to have a formal tone with significant level of detail to
provide a strong argument. Lastly, writing for an audience at a conference would need to have
a formal tone as well and be highly detailed to provide the audience with information and a
Module 4 Short Responses – Question 2
Consider how your audience might influence the information you include in an historical
analysis essay about the Women's Suffrage Movement.
What audience would be most interested in reading about the women's movement? How
would you tailor your presentation to that audience? What message would be most
appropriate for this audience?