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Understanding Trauma and the Rhetoric of Recovery: A Discourse Analysis of Virtual Healing Journals of Child Sexual Abuse Survivors
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory
  • Riki Thompson, University of Washington Tacoma
Publication Date
1-1-2004
Document Type
Article
Abstract
As survivors engage in the discourse of telling through writing, they rely on a variety of genres to do this work. These “typified” survivor narratives—as will be shown through discourse analysis—can be classifiable using Bazerman’s “systems of genre."
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Riki Thompson. "Understanding Trauma and the Rhetoric of Recovery: A Discourse Analysis of Virtual Healing Journals of Child Sexual Abuse Survivors" JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory (2004) p. 653 - 677
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/riki_thompson/6/