known-new contract and business writing

Subject: known-new contract and business writing
From: "Rob Hudson" <caveatrob -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 14:39:58 -0400

Hello Everyone,

I'm having a beast of a time explaining "known-new" to my business
writing students. I don't always use it, and when I try to explicitly
demonstrate it, the results seem contrived.

Is there a good reference/tutorial on this, particularly for business writers?


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