Thomas Elbow's Analysis

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Elbow believes that students of composition should know how to structure and organize their paper so that they can grasp the readers’ attention. He relate is argument to music and art because both of them use a structure, they are organized and they are presented in a way that grasp individuals’ attention. The way his piece is written is an example of how a composition should be organized. He states that a good writer has to satisfy his or her readers by using expectations, frustration, half satisfaction and also temporary sanctions. Thus, creating a need, then creating a satisfaction to that need. He also talks about adding texture as relates to the sentences, how they are structured and space to keep the readers satisfied. Writing such as technical writing should be written in a logical way for the readers’ to understand. Elbow calls it the “sign post” for readers. When one is trying to…show more content…
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