How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment (2005)

For the last fifteen years, the author has struggled to understand how domestic abuse affects later pursuits of literacy outside and inside the university setting. The research for this thesis compelled the author to make a particular argument about the composition instruction of first year college students: the generic memoir assignment should never be assigned. The argument in this paper is specifically against asking first-year composition students to write a descriptive narrative about a significant life event.

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Mary Arnold Schwartz. How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment 2005. Web. 1 Oct. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/psd/psd.pdf>
Mary Arnold Schwartz (2005). How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment. Retrieved October 1, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/psd/psd.pdf
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