An Overview of Interdisciplinary Exploration of Writing


  • Sonali Mahanta



Composition Studies, Interdisciplinary Nature, Evaluation And Exploration, Cognitive, Non-Cognitive, Hybrid-Cognitive


Writing is an age-old tradition and thus the availability of theoretical explanations are also numerous. Both academically and non-academically, this skill has always been dealt with several approaches for exploring its various facets. Writing is the most preferred skill for determining literacy along with reading skill. The thematic and theoretical attempts have covered numerous discourse and can be categorised as cognitive, mix-cognitive and non-cognitive[1] approaches. This research paper attempts at making a theoretical evaluation and exploration of the available approaches to writing. The exploration of writing[2] as a discourse of knowledge reveals its interdisciplinary nature. Mix-cognitive signifies such perspectives that recognizes cognitive as well as non-cognitive explanations to writing. Writing and composition has been used interchangeably in this article.


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Author Biography

Sonali Mahanta

Ph.D Research Scholar

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi, India


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How to Cite

Mahanta, S. . (2021). An Overview of Interdisciplinary Exploration of Writing. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 9(5), 229–239.