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Writing Across Languages and Cultures: Issues in Contrastive Rhetoric Alan C. Purves

Writing Across Languages and Cultures: Issues in Contrastive Rhetoric

Alan C. Purves

Published May 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780803926875
Paperback
312 pages
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Contrastive rhetoric is the term used to describe the observable differences in the linguistic and structural aspects of writing from culturally different settings. Writing Across Languages and Cultures - the second volume in the WrittenMoreContrastive rhetoric is the term used to describe the observable differences in the linguistic and structural aspects of writing from culturally different settings. Writing Across Languages and Cultures - the second volume in the Written Communication Annual series - introduces theoretical and methodological approaches to issues in contrastive rhetoric and its relationship to teaching and curricula. It also considers national differences in writing styles, how these cultural patterns are transferred to second language writing and the criteria applied to the writing of non-native speakers.