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Sense of Structure
By John Tobey

The Sense of Structure

Writing from the Reader's Perspective

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Sense of Structure by John Tobey

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Emphasizing "reader expectations," this composition text provides an insightful guide to writing clearly and effectively. Reflecting on the author's decades of experience as an international writing consultant, writer, and instructor, The Sense of Structure teaches writing from the perspective of readers. This text demonstrates that readers have relatively fixed expectations of where certain words or grammatical constructions will appear in a unit of discourse. By bringing these intuitive reading processes to conscious thought, this text provides students with tools for understanding how readers interact with the structure of writing, from punctuation marks to sentences to paragraphs, and how meaning and purpose are communicated through structure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780205296323
ISBN-10: 0205296327
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 6mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Longman Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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