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Williams, Mark T.; Garcia, Gladys – Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), 2005
Researchers use images of outsiders and insiders to distinguish basic writers from students more proficient with the demands of academic discourse and academic culture. For example, David Bartholomae examines how outsiders rely on unelaborated commonplaces to define their interpretations while insiders elaborate and work against their…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Scoring Rubrics