Monday's are typically hard for most people to get through so to make it a little better I decided to put on my rose color glasses and see my day through dog gifs. It made it much more enjoyable.
Today during class, Dr. Martin expressed his sadness due to a friend passing away. As a class we discussed some negative events that have recently taken place and a classmate expressed her grief on how one bad thing keeps happening after the other. It caused me to reflect on the events in my life, and… Continue reading Thank You Dr. Martin
As the end of the semester quickly approaches, I find myself swamped with proposals, papers, and projects. Scanning my to-do list I realized not only do I have several papers to complete, but I've also been behind a little on my blog posts for class! Without further ado- here is what is happening in my… Continue reading The end is near!
Lately I've been losing motivation to write my articles, blog posts, and papers. While searching for ways to get out of this slump, I decided what better way than to write? As I sit in my Rhetoric class on this lovely Monday morning, I'm considering why I'm doing all this work in the first place.… Continue reading The Struggle
In class on March 22nd, Dr. Martin shared with my several classmates and I his writing process. I knew that documenting this would be beneficial to my future papers. It's been about 10 days since I've had this writing process jotted down in my notebook and I've already been able to use this strategy on… Continue reading Advice on the Writing Process
Dr. Martin came up with a creative assignment due this week. It's purpose is to better understand ourselves, not only from a scholarly standpoint, but a personal one as well. While working on this assignment, I've learned the basis of my approach to rhetorical analysis and based on my past I tend to approach an… Continue reading Google Maps Assignment
During the first week of class we learned the five canons of rhetoric- invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. While brainstorming for my rhetorical analysis paper, I considered these five canons and the important role they each played in the paper writing process. The next major assignment for Dr. Martin's class consists of a four… Continue reading Brainstorming
As the fifth week to the Spring Semester comes to an end and the sixth week quickly approaches, I've began to reflect on these past five weeks. For starters, I learned the importance of actually reading the articles for my Rhetoric class posted on Bolt as opposed to skimming through them. While I gazed over… Continue reading Sunday Morning Pillow Thoughts
This past week of classes (really class) we discussed more on the topic of rhetorical analysis, emphasizing it's role in American politics. After three weeks of classes there are many things I have learned for certain about rhetorical analysis and the role it plays in society. Doctor Martin stated in class that rhetoric is the… Continue reading Rhetorical Analysis
As spring session began I found myself in the exact same position I began the fall semester, literally. I was sitting in Dr. Martin's class feeling grateful for having found an English professor that made the lessons interesting and more understandable. This semester he is teaching Rhetoric and Professional Writing, which I am very excited… Continue reading Back in Session