Some Thoughts about Feelings: The Affective Domain and the Writing Process.

@article{McLeod1987SomeTA,
  title={Some Thoughts about Feelings: The Affective Domain and the Writing Process.},
  author={S. McLeod},
  journal={College Composition and Communication},
  year={1987},
  volume={38},
  pages={426}
}
  • S. McLeod
  • Published 1987
  • Psychology
  • College Composition and Communication
  • I am watching a roomful of college freshmen take an essay exam; I can nearly see the tension in the air. Several young men and women stare into space, pencils poised, brows furrowed, sweating slightly. A number of others gnaw their lower lips. Others chew their pens, their pencils, their fingernails. One examinee tears a page out of his bluebook, crumples it tightly, and fires it at a nearby wastebasket. When I announce there are five minutes left there is a rustle of sighs and low groans, a… CONTINUE READING
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