Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

1987

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

English

First Advisor

Roberta G. Abraham

Abstract

Recently in journals of composition, authors have proposed that student writers be taught to follow the Given-New Contract, a theory of language organization. The Given-New Contract describes how writers should position given information, information referring to an antecedent referent, in sentences.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-5604

Publisher

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, http://lib.dr.iastate.edu

Copyright Owner

Elizabeth Rose Hostert

Language

en

Date Available

May 29, 2013

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

65 pages

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