Summary Of Deborah Tannen's Agonism In The Academy

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In the essay “Agonism in the Academy” by Deborah Tannen, readers get the feeling that the author is writing to students and educators. This led to Tannen’s essay getting published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. As readers, we know that students and educators are who the author is writing to because Deborah Tannen’s main argument is to explain that there are better ways of learning. And one way she plans to solve agnostic learning, or to improve it, is to have students and educators explore new ways of learning like having an open discussion because a debate will just lead to another argument and won’t solve anything.
Furthermore, author Deborah Tannen observes that people can no longer share one’s views and agree to disagree with a
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