Ornatowski definition of a “good writer”

  1. Please briefly summarize and then explain what Ornatowski refers to as a “deep-seated contradiction” between technical writing and language. 
  1. Briefly explain Stephen’s dilemma. Then discuss why this is considered an ethical decision he must make. 
  1. Describe Ornatowski’s definition of a “good writer”. Then explain the extent to which this definition enforces or challenges your group members’ notions of what a good writer should be. 
  1. What are the two overall premises Ornatowski asks us to accept in order to deal with the problem of technical writing and ethics? Please explain each premise. 

 Overall, as you reflect back on Ornatowski’s reading as well as your future role in the engineering profession, please list the two most useful takeaways for you moving forward.

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