Traditions can be part of one 's culture but should they be changed? The author’s purpose is to make the reader’s question some traditions. In the story, “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, uses tone and mood to make the reader question the tradition of stoning people. In the story, “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseni uses person vs person conflict to make the reader question the tradition of calling unwanted kids harami. In the story, “2BR02B” by Kurt Vonnegut, uses person vs society conflict to make the reader question the tradition of population control. Authors demonstrate purpose in their writing with tone/mood, person vs person conflict, and person vs society conflict.
In They Say/ I say, Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein informs the audience of the basic moves in academic writing through text, illustrations, and templates. Their main model in this book is they say/I say template, in which it helps writers to develop their arguments by paying attention to what others are saying, and engaging with a response. The authors goal is to demystify academic writing, and return it to its social and conversational roots. The authors want the writers to engage in the ideas of others. These concepts from this book, will help make a stronger, supportive argument. The book They Say/I say by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein deserves a 4 out of five stars, because I believe these authors explain and illustrates the contents
The style of writing has changed drastically in excess of the past years; each person has their own writing modus operandi that helps to get their point from corner to corner or refer to all that jazz that they are trying to portray. Every author seems to have their own unique way of getting their message to their audience, for instance, they might share personal experiences related to their topic or analysis. Some authors might write about something affected them emotionally and influenced them to act a certain way. They also might just focus on their audience in general and only write about things that relate to “the reader’s knowledge about the topic; his or her attitude toward it, and his or her personal or professional needs.” (Flower, pp. 91-92).
relationships in work setting in health and social care are very important we need to build a relationship with are colleagues and mangers staff to enable us to work effectively.it is essential to establish good relationship and communication with service user and there family’s but you must always have boundaries and keep it professional effective communication and working relationships .
The article by Donald Murray entitled, “The Maker’s Eye: Revising Your Own Manuscripts” provides readers a better understanding of the writing process and argues that writers learn to write, by writing and rewriting. Murray also contends that writers must learn to be their own best enemy. Well, I believe I have this trait covered! I will confess, that I purposely saved this course for last, due to the number of years between my last structured learning experience and returning to school to complete a BSN degree. After many years of writing as a nurse, using short, concise statements, academic writing was my greatest concern.
Everyone has a Discourse, whether they are aware of it or not. One might ask, “What is a Discourse”? James Paul Gee’s Literacy, Discourse and Linguistics: Introduction states, “Discourses are ways of being in the world; they are a form of life which integrate words, acts, values, beliefs, attitudes, and social identities as well as gestures, glances, body positions, and clothes” (6-7). Entering the writing Discourse may be difficult, as there are many styles and versions. It is common to come upon many styles of writing such as college level writing, scientific writing and technical/business communication. They all differ yet share a common purpose; to provide information to their audience whether it be to entertain or educate.
Also it is important that the information is recorded, as it may be called upon for legal reasons. All communications are confidential, and on a “need to know”, basis.
All writers write for an audience. Too often however, they write for the wrong audience. Most authors compose papers with the intent to amaze their boos or teacher. Others ovoid their main point, so they do not offend their readers. Papers like these are missing one crucial element, simplicity. As a writer, William Zinsser stresses the criticalness of simplicity in writing. His passion in shown in a twenty-three-paragraph article titled Simplicity. Although this article is informative, even as a professional writer, William Zinsser’s paper contains errors.
Weins’s shows how important writing skills are in the work place, even jobs that do not rely on writing. People that aren’t necessarily applying for his companies can take his advice when applying for other jobs. Other employers may not be as strict as Wein’s when it comes to poor grammar, although they do look at an employee’s resume, which should be written in a professional manner. The secondary audience is younger employees. The language of the article is simple. It is common for people to assume younger people have poor grammar because of the rise in text messaging and social media. The simple language is appropriately directed towards younger employees and the language stays consistent throughout the article. The tone of the piece is very energetic and enthusiastic. Wein’s uses this tone to show passion and how strongly he believes in the subject to convince the readers of this
In the article, " What Is 'Academic ' Writing," the author gives the meaning of the academic writing style. L. Lennie Irvin speaks that this writing style is argumentative and analytical and states the three characteristics. Academic writing characteristics includes: having clear evidence, the importance of reason over emotions or sensual perception, and having an imaged reader. The purpose of an argumentative essay is to hold a discussion to gain a better understanding of the topic. I have learned that I need to have an organized presentation and have strong evidence to write this specific writing. Analytical writing identifies the true meaning of the subject, help find where the answer is located, and determines the relationship among
In most careers professionalism is a valuable trait to have in a person’s work ethic. Social work is most certainly the kind of career in which professionalism is highly important. There are a variety of behaviors that depict professionalism. Some examples of these behaviors are appearance, demeanor, competence, ethics, verbal and writing skills, and many more. Throughout the social work program, the importance of professionalism has always been stressed, and there were several assignments that were given to us in order to apply professionalism in our field practicum and to help prepare us for our career.
This essay will look at how interprofessional communication in health and social care can impact service-user safety. Interprofessional collaboration is when different health professions work together though the process of communication and shared decision making (Bridges, et al, 2011). In such a complex environment such as the NHS were one service-user could be treated by several different professions it’s important to service-user safety that these teams are cohesive. Communication between these different groups is imperative, failure in communication can be detrimental to service-user safety. Failures in communication and co-ordination can have massive adverse effect, such as in the case of Victoria Climbie were these failures lead to the
In this short passage by William Zinsser, Zinsser used compare and contrast to inform the readers about his personal opinions of being a writer. Due to different understandings and opinions on how to be a good writer, Zinsser decided to use compare and contrast in order to present a clean and detailed differences to the reader about how different people’s writing style can vary. By doing this, it would be extremely helpful for the readers to distinguish the differences of each writing style, see the benefits and disadvantages, and ultimately gather enough information to decide which style fits them the best. At the panel with Dr. Brock, Zinsser gave the audience a broader view of different writing styles and how they contribute differently.
Business communication is a process where both the employer and the employees in a company share and exchange information. Be it the corporate world or the education arena, priority is given to ‘speaking’ correct English. People in these fields have understood that communication skills mean speaking skills. Most people think that writing skills are not essential for effective communication. But that is not the truth. Writing skill is also an important part of communication.
There has been an assumption that academic writing is getting to be less formal as it is expected by many institutions. The informality in written work has become a standard thing in most public domains. With close observation, writers have literary shifted from the normal standards of writing and styles of writing that are impersonal. However, the assumption has not been examined in the recent past. In this paper, the issue is explored, and a trial is made in ascertaining whether less formality is being associated with academic writing. If it is a true assumption, then the paper looks at how it has come to be and in which particular disciplines. Typically, the informal writing was once much spread to spoken and written domains has also spread