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Chapter 2

CO 300 Chapter 2: Wood CH2


Department
Composition
Course Code
CO 300
Professor
Debra Walker
Chapter
2

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Wood CH2
Monday, February 11, 2019
10:51 AM
Why is looking at a rhetorical situation important?
-helps analyze throughout the reading process
-critical thinking
-plan and improve writing
-understand how to read arguments in the future
TRACE acronym to analyze Bitzer
Text
Reader
Author
Constraints
Exigence (cause)
Text
-the written argument
-can be analyzed
-type of text
-content
-format
-organization
-strategies
-language
-style
Reader
-must care
-must pay attention
-might be identified while writing, also might not
Author
-writes the argument
-the rhetor
-what can be analyzed about the author:
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