In chapter four of Strategic Writing, Deborah Dean stresses the importance of writers taking into mind the perspective of the audience (84). Understanding audience will help writers better understand the context they need to write in(Dean, 84). To convince others that our perspective is valid, we need to analyze the intended audience and whoever might read our writing (Dean, 84). Dean uses the quote, “Every form of writing is working to persuade other people to see the world as the writer does…” (85) (Ryder, Lei, & Roen, 61).
Addressing the viewpoints of the reader builds your credibility as a writer. Dean addresses the fact that audiences may, “even block [writing]” so we must learn strategies to concede, yet refute our opposition (84). Recently,