Date of Award
Master of Arts
Roberta G. Abraham
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.
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Elizabeth Rose Hostert
May 29, 2013
Hostert, Elizabeth Rose, "Cohesion and the given-new contract" (1987). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 88.