Writing 1000 Final

  1. genre
    • a way of categorizing and organizing different types (of writing, music, film etc.)
    • genres help people work together and interact
    • giltrow describes it as the characteristic fusion of language and situation
  2. nominal style
    • the preference of scholars to use "noun-strings" (nouns (person/place/thing) over verbs (action word)) in order to move from one topic to the next, clearly and efficiently
    • can create ambiguity and allows for movement between higher-level abstractions and concrete details
    • nominal style can be obscure to avoid indication. that's why politicians use it
    • ex.
    • “Two primary objectives of the Residential Schools system were to remove and isolate children from the influence of their homes, families, traditions and cultures, and to assimilate them into the dominant culture. These objectives were based on the assumption Aboriginal cultures and spiritual beliefs were inferior and unequal.”
  3. citation
    • the practice of attributing words, phrases, ideas or statements to another writer.
    • in-text citation is used when referring to borrowed work.
    • works cited/references pages describe where you can find the original work
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Writing 1000 Final