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Calcutta Unabashed

The magnanimous extent of old Calcutta is in the wake of modernity but an incongruous outline of the last monumental visage of colonial elitism resplendently shouldered by the bhadraloks of Bengal. 754 more words


On Rhetoric

The Ancient Greeks (the founders of almost everything we have and know today) described three elements of speech, otherwise known as “rhetoric”: 1)Pathos 2)Ethos 3)Logos. These three components of rhetoric affect three things: heart, mind, and body. 797 more words

The Americas

December 8, 2016

Rhetoric is the conscious choices you make in writing, speaking, and composing.

  1. Two ways I used rhetoric during this semester are by using Kairos for my project.
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Final Reflection

1.  One way I used rhetoric to make my text persuasive is by using pathos in my writing. Since I have Asperger’s I was able to talk about all the challenges I faced throughout my childhood. 266 more words


Ellipsis (el-lip’-sis): Omission of a word or short phrase easily understood in context.

There’s too much stuff piling up on the dining room table. Periodicals. Bills. 54 more words


Glossary: Key memes, counterfactuals, dog whistles, canards, euphemisms, innuendoes, insinuations, fake outrages, and obsessions in The Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories and fever swamps, Dec. 3-8, 2016

reversion to the norm

rhetorical claim: that the pro-growth, pro-business moderation of Trump is a reversion to the historical norm of American political life, and a rebuke to the ahistorical multiculturalists, sexual deviants, economic freeloaders and social justice warriors. 986 more words