Thursday, September 8, 2011

Explanatory Writing

Annotated Research

Question: What is the goal of “explanatory writing”?

 Answer: “Defines explanatory discourse in terms of a particular goal: promoting understanding for lay readers of some phenomenon.” KE Rowan. 1988. P. 441.

Comment: Couldn’t ask for a clearer purpose for writing. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1988), 434-452.

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