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Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 5.2. Tenor

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics

STYLE

 

Definition (formal)

Tenor describes the roles and relationships between the writer and the audience that are appropriate to the genre.

Definition (informal)

Tenor: Who do you think you are talking to?

Example

For example, the tenor of the Persuasive Essay Example reflects a relationship between a scholar and an informed audience.

Resources (textbook)

Refer to the textbook pages and sections to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

Resources (web)

Click on the links to access online resources to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

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