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Writing Project Workshop: Revising and Editing for Rhetorical Effect

Rhetoric in an essay, we have seen, is not simply a matter of the product. Rather, writers build and develop the rhetoric–the ways that the essay organizes and focuses the attention of the reader–in the process of drafting, revising, editing their work. 278 more words


Into Hades and back: Dillard's 'Total Eclipse'

Those of us who love reading know the sense of exhilaration in coming across, for the first time, the work a writer who makes you feel, once again, the beauty of brilliance you were not fully aware of before. 954 more words


[Opinion] Was the HUD employee firing a glimpse of things to come for the HBCU community

Last week’s HBCU Fly-In saw the leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities meet with White House representatives in an attempt to develop a prosperous relationship for both parties.   376 more words


One Night in the Weather

I am a traveler in the forest. Winding my way through the dark, through a light snow and through the trees toward the trail that will take me back to the road. 100 more words

Living Like Weasels by Annie Dillard

The intention of this piece is to convince readers to live “as meant to,” focus on their individual purposes (or goals), and never give up on whatever they feel they are meant to do. 1,953 more words

Human Behavior

Dillard, St. John Housing Authority get HUD money

HUD money NEW ORLEANS (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — HUD Money Dillard University in New Orleans and the Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish are the Louisiana recipients of newly announced federal grants to help people find jobs and achieve economic independence. 34 more words