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Department
English
Course
ENGL 112
Professor
Kim Trainor
Semester
Winter

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01-04-2012 ACADEMIC WRITING Genre Theory  Cultural situations evoke text to be written 1. Features (ex. Thank you card after a wedding) a. Thank you b. Informal/personal: name c. Name the gift d. Personal info e. Salutations: Dear 2. Cultural Situation a. Relationship between reader and writer b. What is the writer trying to accomplish? Examples I. Text Message Features:  Slang  No punctuation  Short  Abbreviations (Mon., Tues., Wed., …)  Acronyms (LOL, LMAO)  No spell check, grammar check  No salutations/names Cultural situation:  Relationship between reader and writer: Friends/family – persons of equality  Reasons for writing: boredom, organize meeting, social networking *Cultural situations explain why text has certain features* II. Email to Prof. for Reference Letter Features:  Salutations: Dear Prof…,  Spelling and Grammar  Tone: Forma
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