This article argues for using rhetorical quandaries as a basis for composition courses. Following work in composition that considers the notion of “problem,” the article explores constraints as a way to determine main difficulties in writing situations. Course examples indicate connections between difficult writing moments and larger societal dilemmas.
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Matthew Newcomb; Dilemmas, Problems, Constraints, and Other Rhetorical Quandaries. Pedagogy 1 January 2017; 17 (1): 107–128. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-3658414
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