Writing as a Community Member + Reflection
In this project, you will contribute to a conversation about how writing, rhetoric, and/or literacy is impacted by community membership. The essay will include a thesis/claim which is then supported by textual evidence pulled from (at least) two of the following list or attachments. The essay will also be accompanied by a short reflection in which you describe what you have learned thus far that has helped you expand or shift your understanding of reading/writing. (4-5 Pages)
PROMPT: In what ways do communities (discourse communities, personal communities, or other) shape writing? Stake a claim (i.e., present a thesis) as to how writing is shaped by communities and then support it with evidence pulled from (at least) two of the readings in the following list or attachments. Your essay must be accompanied by a short reflection (at least one page but no more than three) in which you describe how engagement with the idea of communities impacts your reading and writing.