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OP 01. Interpretive Acts: Cognition and the Construction of Discourse

By Linda Flower

Summary: This paper discusses the cognitive processes which make reading and writing constructive (and intentional) acts. Flower elucidates a cognitive framework for understanding the acts of reading and writing, contrasting it with other familiar frameworks from other disciplines. September, 1987; 18 pages.

OP 1. Interpretive Acts: Cognition and the Construction of Discourse
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