Good Day!

In class:

  • Journal Entry
  • Rhetorical Breakdown-Commercials
  • Discuss "Rhetorical Situations and Their Constituents" by Keith Grant-Davie (pp.347-64)
  • The Rhetorical Situation -Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  • Continue Organizing Rhetorical Facilitations

Reminders for Tuesday, September 30:

  • Group Facilitations for Rhetorical Situations
  • In your groups, locate & analyze the rhetorical situation of a book, movie, or speech.
  • Facilitate a lesson and discussion about ethos, pathos, or logos and analyze the words and images within the piece.
  • Questions to consider:
Explain the rhetorical situation. What is the context?
What is the exigence/need?
Who/what is the rhetor/author? Are they credible?
Who is the audience of the piece?
Was the author's argument persuasive? Why or why not?
  • Be prepared to give a 10 minute facilitation to the class on Tuesday, September 30.