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No, I don't want to casually have sex with you

As a native New Yorker, I’m pretty familiar with seeing apocalyptic sign holders preaching the impending doom we all face. In case you’re not, here’s a little preview of what I mean: 1,001 more words

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RA2: Analyzing Wikipedia Talk Pages

Introduction

One commonly discussed aspect of the rhetorical situation for 21st-century communicators is our ability to collaborate. And over and over, you’ll hear these discussions return to the biggest collaborative writing project of them all: Wikipedia. 1,133 more words

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In-Class Exercise: Audio Version of RA1

Introduction

Clearly, composing content online makes it easy to compose multimodal texts. For example, because this blog is online, I can post both words and videos together to make my points, like in  638 more words

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Aristotelian Rhetorical Analysis: Believes

This ad ” Believes”  was created for the presidential campaign of 2012 in which President Obama was trying to be re-elected. The United States’ social scenario featured the consequences of the housing collapse and the credit crisis of 2007. 584 more words

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Practical Advice for Writing RA1

So by now, you’ve probably read the RA1 assignment a few times. You’ve probably chosen an article to analyze, and maybe you’ve even taken some notes on the article. 1,361 more words

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Notes from class, 10 June 2014

In class today, I took some notes on the big screen while we talked. Just in case they help, here they are in a slightly edited form. 167 more words

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Rhetorical Analysis 1: Analyzing a Text

Introduction

We’ll talk about rhetoric a lot this semester, a word that is often defined as “the art of communicating effectively” or sometimes “the art of persuasion.” This is an assignment where you’ll practice analyzing someone else’s rhetoric–that is, the strategies someone else used while communicating. 1,407 more words

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