An ecocompositional turn to suburban studies can help unlock the wider promise of environmentally oriented composition curricula by encouraging student writers to reevaluate the language in which they describe their world. As the embodiment of modern domesticity, suburban life dramatizes the fundamental role of place in the construction of writers' subjectivity.
Thomas Hothem; Suburban Studies and College Writing: Applying Ecocomposition. Pedagogy 1 January 2009; 9 (1): 35–59. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2008-016
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