After you’ve read the articles, complete a journal entry to develop your knowledge of Hyland’s discussion of proximity and the facets of proximity.
answer the questions below thoroughly and fully to help you get a better sense of Hyland’s ideas.
1. What is proximity, and what are “facets of proximity?”
2. What is the goal of Hyland’s essay, and why does Hyland choose to compare academic science writing with popular science writing to achieve this goal?
3. Look at Hyland’s conclusion (p. 126). What are the practical implications of his findings for students learning about writing at the college level? What should be taught to students?