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“…a picture’s usually worth even more than the thousand words we commonly ascribe.”

The word “text” derives from Latin, …

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Rhetorical Analysis Memo

A rhetorical analysis memo is a examination of how someone markets themselves on the web. To analyze a LinkedIn profile, you have to create a LinkedIn account. 665 more words

WARNING! This post is an analysis and celebration of Joseph Heller’s novel, Catch-22, and it DOES contain PLOT SPOILERS. If you wish to read the novel for the first time, do not read this post.

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Molly Ivins': Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns

There are various opinions across the nation about whether or not guns should be banned. Molly Ivins highlights several key points on why guns should be banned in our nation in her essay “Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns.” Ivins is attempting to persuade the reader in her essay by giving them insight to the increasing number of guns in America. 248 more words

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75 Questions for Rhetorical Analysis 

One of the very best close reading strategies I teach is questioning using Costa’s levels; however, students sometimes need to build familiarity with what effective questions actually look like. 962 more words


William Buckley's: Why Don't We Complain

In America, today many people often see things that need fixing, but do not speak up to get the problem fixed. Most of these people think someone else will speak up for them, so there is no need for them to speak up to resolve the issue. 299 more words

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"The Disney Princess Effect" Analysis

Are little girls today growing up too fast? Stephanie Hanes tackles this question in her article, “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect,” where she uncovers some real truths about how women are portrayed in the media and its effects on little girls. 644 more words