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Master of Arts in English Composition
The construction of critically literate students must be paramount among goals in the freshman composition classroom. The approach for constructing critical readers positioned in this thesis employs conceptualizing both the complexity of a text and the importance of comprehending the context within which a text is both read and written. It utilizes the rhetorical feature of irony.
Wolcott, Bruce Stephen, "Constructing critical readers and writers through the teaching of irony in the composition classroom" (2001). Theses Digitization Project. 1983.