|A part of the composing process, revision
is focused on re-examining our work to see if we have attained our desired
ends. Many people believe that if we correct the errors then we have done
the revision. Editing and correcting mistakes are part of the revision stage.
However, they are not the only aspects of revision.
When we start in on revising
our work we need to keep several things in mind:
A couple different tools that we can use to track our revision path are:
The Descriptive Outline
In each of these, we create a recursive tool that allows us to examine the choices that we have made regarding our project. In them we can answer the 'WHY?' questions: