Question: What is the purpose for revising?
Answer: “Revising was stimulated by the writer’s need to create meaning emotionally, technically and rationally.” AMW Elliott. 1988. P. 438.
Comment: There’s a message in this finding—and a question to students: Why are you revising? It has to do with meaning. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Russel K Durst and James D Marshall, eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1989), 424-442.