Written Task 2 Orientation

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Written Task 2 Orientation

Written task 2 consists of a different type of task. WT 2 is a critical response in the form of an essay. It has the purpose to:

* To reflect about the values beliefs and attitudes implied in the text and concepstsutudies * To view text in alternative ways
* To provide an individual responses to the way at text can be understood

What are the essential requirements fro developing a wrriten task 2 assigment?

1st your critical responses is based on material from the course.( for this one in particular we will be focusing on language

2nd you will hav e to develop a formal outline ( this is the equivalent of the rationale for this task) it has an espesific form

OUTLINE
* In your outline you will have to include the following intems. * The prescribe question you chose to focus your reflection on * You will have to choose either a text that you find that will helpful to develop your response You will have to provide three or four specific points that you will focus on for your response

THE QUESTION
Task 2 question are divided in three categories

1. Reader, culture and text
* How could text be read and interpreted differently by two different readers? * If the text had been written in a different time or place or language or for a different audience how and why may it? 2. Power and privilege

* How and why is a social group represented in a particular way? * Which social groups are marginalized, excluded, or silenced within the text 3. Text and genre
* How does the text confron to, or deviate from, the convention of a particular genre, and for what purpose? * How has the text borrowed from other text, and with what effects
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