This study explores the shaping of text and identity through interactions with what I call intermediary respondents and end respondents. Intermediary respondents read or discuss texts as they are created, often making suggestions without offering binding evaluations. End respondents use text to evaluate writers in some way. However, while evaluation might bring closure to one iteration of a text, it does not necessarily mean finalization of the text or associated practices. In a dialogic framework, the effects of response to text and textual processes are dispersed over time.Application writers may read guidebooks and view instructional web pages on writing personal statements for very general advice about the genre (Brown, 2004), and they may see examples of successful essays (Barton aamp; Brown , 2004), butanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Interplay of Voice, Identity, and Response Among Five EAL University Writers|
|Author||:||Marcia Zisserson Buell|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|