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Research, Expressivism, and Silence.

  title={Research, Expressivism, and Silence.},
  author={M. Wilson},
  journal={JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory},
  • M. Wilson
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory
The research paper is a perennial problem in the composition course, and there are those who maintain, as Richard Larson has argued, that it is not even a separate form of writing. Larson and others also insist that English departments have no business teaching the reserach paper, because the techniques and methodologies of research are so site-specific that they should be taught only within particular disciplines. On the other hand, we cannot ignore an institutional setting where almost 85… Expand
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