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Writing and Literature: Composition as Inquiry/ Learning/ Thinking/ and Communication

Author: Tanya Long Bennet
Subject: Literature
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: University of North Georgia Press
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In the age of Buzzfeeds/ hashtags/ and Tweets/ students are increasingly favoring conversational writing and regarding academic writing as less pertinent in their personal lives/ education/ and future careers. Writing and Literature: Composition as Inquiry/ Learning/ Thinking and Communication connects students with works and exercises and promotes student learning that is kairotic and constructive. Dr. Tanya Long Bennett/ professor of English at the University of North Georgia/ poses questions that encourage active rather than passive learning. Furthering ideas presented in Contribute a Verse: A Guide to First-Year Composition as a complimentary companion/ Writing and Literature builds a new conversation covering various genres of literature and writing. Students learn the various writing styles appropriate for analyzing/ addressing/ and critiquing these genres including poetry/ novels/ dramas/ and research writing. The text and its pairing of helpful visual aids throughout emphasizes the importance of critical reading and analysis in producing a successful composition. Writing and Literature is a refreshing textbook that links learning/ literature/ and life.

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