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  • 1.  Precise Debatable Important InterestingSource: University of Arizona Writing Lab
  • 2.  This speech is about libraries. Child abuse is a type of abuse. Having a good education matters to somepeople, but it doesn’t matter to you. School uniforms are bad for students.
  • 3. Text Function Audience Purpose Strategy
  • 4.  The item you are discussing Book, event, theory, study, etc. The object of your study.
  • 5.  What this item does. Use an active verb. The lack of recovery was caused by new taxes =Passive New taxes caused the lack of recovery = Active
  • 6.  The group affected by the text’s function. The impact or effect on a particular group. Audience adds specificity.
  • 7.  This explains the motivation of yourtext/actor. i.e.WHY is someone doing something. In academic articles, this explains why thestudy or paper was created.
  • 8.  This describes how the purpose is achieved. OR how you plan to examine the text. Like audience, strategy adds specificity.
  • 9. In the “Diamonds Are Forever”campaign for the 3-stone eternitysetting, the advertisers reveal ourculture’s obsession with the ideathat love should be demonstratedby material objects throughelements x, y, and z in their ads.
  • 10. In the “Diamonds Are Forever”campaign for the 3-stone eternitysetting, the advertisers reveal ourculture’s obsession with the ideathat love should be demonstratedby material objects (implied)through elements x, y, and z in theirads.
  • 11. Home run records from 1993through 2004 should be placed ina special category because of thehigh use of steroids in MajorLeague Baseball before testingbegan in 2004.