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Upsetting Composition Commonplaces

September 15, 2014 by | English

My latest book, Upsetting Composition Commonplaces , was published this month by Utah State University Press . In the book, I try to “upset” some common misconceptions about student writing and about the teaching of college composition. For instance, I take on the cliche that effective student writing should be “clear”–not only is “clarity” rather