x8: Subordinating and Additive Styles
- Becca Gil, “Subordinate, or Hypotactic, vs. Additive and Conversational Writing”
- Anna Lamb, “The Greeks Had Style”
- Ben Schwab, “Plan the Structured . . . and the Spontaneous?”
- How well does the writer understand and apply the lessons taught by (a) Stanley Fish, and (b) the sentences they quote and analyze?
- Where does the writer make interesting use of hypotaxis or parataxis in her or his own prose?
- Point to some interesting sentences that are neither hypotactic or paratactic, or that are both.
- Point to a passage that you’d say is characteristic of the writer’s—Becca, Anna, Ben—own style. How would you describe that style?
x9: Gender and Style
- Mon, 4/02, class: Read Woolf, A Room of One’s Own, chapters 1–3
- Wed, 4/04, class: Finish Woolf
- Fri, 4/06, 9:00 am: Post x9 to Dropbox