I theorize four civility moves—opening up, searching for sameness, examining differences, and listening deeply. Although I ultimately offer these as rhetorical strategies to be taught and practiced explicitly, I use them here as a framework for interpreting student writing that emerged from an assignment to produce a collaborative anthology of arguments.
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Craig Rood; “Moves” Toward Rhetorical Civility. Pedagogy 1 October 2014; 14 (3): 395–415. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2715778
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