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Author Dresang, Christopher R
Title Electronic space: Ecocomposition and social networks
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Descript 128 p
Note Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 49-02, page:
Adviser: Michael Knievel
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Wyoming, 2010
Rhetorically analyzing the online relationship between language and place has yet to sufficiently occur within ecocomposition scholarship. In order to advance the discipline, I present an ecological schematic that students and teachers can potentially use to study Web 2.0 applications, specifically social networks. Drawing on Kenneth Burke's work with language and the symbolic realm, I analyze the rhetorical features of MySpace.com. Although my findings indicate limited information, practitioners and students can use the results to begin a conversation regarding language use, identity formation, ecological relationships, and hypertextual writing online
School code: 0264
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 49-02
Subject Web Studies
Language, Rhetoric and Composition
Mass Communications
Education, Technology of
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Alt Author University of Wyoming. English
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