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Google Maps Assignment

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

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Brainstorming

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

college writing

Rhetorical Analysis

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

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Parental Consent

Let's rewind time to when you were, say 16-17. You might have planned to stay out past your curfew one Friday night or go somewhere with questionable friends that your parents never warmed¬†up to. Some voices were raised, maybe you were threatened with being grounded or had the car taken away from you. And as… Continue reading Parental Consent