Hendiadys (hen-di’-a-dis): Expressing a single idea by two nouns instead of a noun and its qualifier. A method of amplification that adds force.
I’m lonely and mad. 70 more words
Influenced by a visiting speaker, Kara Taczak, I’m making some changes to how I teach First Year Composition to promote transfer. Drawing from both Writing About Writing and Teaching for Transfer, the new model will focus on threshold concepts or core concepts of writing to strengthen what students know about their own writing process to help students successfully transfer ‘good’ writing to new writing situations. 1,281 more words
Heterogenium (he’-ter-o-gen-i-um): Avoiding an issue by changing the subject to something different. Sometimes considered a vice.
News Reporter: Some people believe that having Steve Bannon on your staff is a sign of your tacit support for his his “alt-right” politics which have been characterized as a sort of white-supremacist nationalism. 68 more words
rhetorical claim: affirmative action, political correctness, academic victimology and diversity mania have all systematically stripped white Americans of their rights and core liberties. 1,087 more words