Writing with Elbow

Writing with Elbow

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Writing with Elbow is a volume written by leading scholars now working in the field of composition who trace their own scholarship to foundational work done by Peter Elbow over the last 30 years. The book is in that sense a celebration. But it is more than that, too. Elbow and process writing are not without their critics, and the essays collected in Writing with Elbow also test him, extend his work, explore his intellectual forebears, address his critics and contexts, and complicate his legacy across a wide range of issues in current composition research and practice. A thoughtful, comprehensive retrospective on Peter Elbow's legacy, Writing with Elbow is a must-read collection for composition scholars, teachers, English educationists, and graduate students.For students placed into the second a€” and final a€” composition course, their formal, programmatic assessment ended. For those students in English 101, the assessment was only beginning. At midterm, students spent three class days writing an argumentative essay to a common prompt; these essays were scored in four areas (focus, organization, development and support, and ... They simply served as confirmation of writing ability or a warning about the upcoming final exam.

Title:Writing with Elbow
Author:Pat Belanoff
Publisher:Utah State Univ Pr - 2002


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