Monthly Archives: February 2012

Warnick’s Theory and Current Campaigners

Warnick begins chapter four of his book by discussing the three perspectives of online interactivity. The first approach he takes is interactivity primarily as a technological function of a medium. This view requires no interaction on the people’s part, but … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Appeals in Photography

The most creative way for me to express myself is through photography. People never understand why I brought a $700 camera, or why I edit all my pictures before posting them or putting them in an album. After reading Wyoski’s … Continue reading

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Design and Facebook

All around the world, facebook has become an internet sensation. The website is visited daily by millions of people, and visitors cannot get enough of what the site has to offer. The reason many people feel “hooked” to facebook is … Continue reading

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Female Rhetoricians in Norton’s Anthology

“These ‘recurrences’ and topoi we highlight here—claiming the right to speak; asserting new locations from which to write and speak; re-representing and validating the diversity of women speakers/writers; redefining what counts as evidence—emerge from our own reading and collaborative work … Continue reading

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Grammar and Content

Last semester, I took a grammar course because I thought that it would help me become a better editor of my text. As an English major, I had been criticized over and over again about the grammatical mistakes in my … Continue reading

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A Liberal Arts Education

In the article Freshman English and War, the author claims, “Both liberal education and general education were coached in the language of democracy and freedom, and yet, in the most obvious ways, they reduced students’ freedom to study whatever they … Continue reading

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Letter to Birmingham

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail is a prime example the efficient use of rhetoric. While this might be a letter addressing the criticism King had faced before being imprisoned, it serves a highly persuasive value. Because … Continue reading

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