Hello happy rhetors! Let's continue to beef up our awesome rhetorical analysis skillz.
Here's what you need to do this week to achieve full credit for this blog.
1. Read this article by Jen Doll in The Atlantic. And this article by Dana Coleman that kind of contradicts Jen.
2. Then, in a well-developed paragraph, complete a mini-rhetorical analysis identifying how Jen Doll and Dana Coleman crafts their argument of the misuse/use and deconstruction of the English language through rhetorical appeals and use of rhetorical devices.
3. Once you have posted, you are not done. Come back to this blog and comment on someone else's posting, expressing your own interpretation, questioning his or her analyses, or suggesting changes to improve his or her writing.
This will be due Friday, January 30th by midnight.
Hello, you fabulous Lang-ers! After this week, you have become skilled rhetorical analysis writers.
1. Your task for this short week is to go tohttp://Google.com/Doodles.
2. Scroll through the years and find one that you feel is one you could write about in-depth. You will be doing a mini-rhetorical analysis of this image.
3. Complete AP PARTS for the Google Doodle you have chosen in your journals (don't post your AP PARTS--this just helps you plan out your analysis).
4. Then, determine what its purpose/argument is. Finally, determine what rhetorical devices this image is utilizing and what they say about the purpose/argument.
5. In the comments function, link us to your image (drop the URL into your comment) and write a stylistic short rhetorical analysis of your Doodle.
6. Once you have posted your comment, you are not done. Come back to the blog to comment on someone else’s Google Doodle Rhetorical Analysis. Feel free to add something you spot that the original poster may have overlooked. A second pair of eyes is always better than just one.
If you are interested in what other people have said about Google Doodles, here is a cool article that someone compiled about a site's interpretation and opinion of the best ones Google has ever created.
Happy Google Doodling! Due: Friday, January 23 at midnight (technically Saturday, but whatever).
What up, Lang-ers? The following video clip is Mitt Romney's first political advertisement in the last election. Watch the political advertisement. Then, in the comments section, publish a posting that responds to the following three questions.
All blog postings need to be carefully constructed: well written, unique in thought, concise but packed with your ideas, and one that answers all of the parts of the prompt (remember: Know thy prompt!). There is no word count/page requirement, but you should be able to adequately answer all of the parts and not sound like a robot.
This blog posting needs to take place by midnight, Friday, January 16th. Happy blogging!
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