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Relevant academic theory

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Many of the theories surrounding non-fiction texts have roots all the way back to the rhetoric of ancient Greece. At the same time, a persistent academic discussion has meant that the classic theories are still relevant and valid. Over the years, a number of other theories have also been launched, and not least modern computer tools have updated the topic. The natural question is whether the academic theories surrounding non-fiction texts also apply to technical documentation?

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Texts

Non-fiction prose

Rethorics: Etos, Logos and Patos

Multimodal texts

Intertextuality

Voice

The target group and the model reader

Related topics

Methodology

Writing

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