Month: November 2021

Other Readings

Questioning Ideas: Get out the syllabi from the courses that you’ve taken this semester and look at the readings. In the form of a love letter, write to the assignment strategies employed in these different classes. Feel free to make this a Taylor Swift love letter which has as much dissonance as consonance.  Now that …

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“Stance and Engagement” Ken Hyland

Food for Thought What’s something you notice when reading when trying to determine whether something is objective or subjective? In academic texts, we’ve discussed how it’s impossible to remove an author’s personal evaluation of the material from their writing, why do you think this is? Reading like a reader: what’s Hyland saying? Stance and Engagement: …

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What the heck does marginalization even mean anyway?

Definition: Since 2004, only 6.3% of the airtime of three major television networks was devoted to women’s sports, the lowest proportion ever recorded in this study. In 2010, this number dropped to an astoundingly low 1.6%, while men garnered 96.3% of network airtime (Messner & Cooky 4). The literature review I wrote for English 225 explored …

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