Feb. 11 Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements By now you should have a good idea of what your topic will be for the Rhetorical Investigation Project. If you need help developing a topic, I can help you figure out a topic of interest for you. Create teams for the “What We Know” Project. Aristotle Activity. Medieval Rhetoric Mini-lecture. Enthymeme […]

Introduction to the Enthymeme

This lecture supplements and extends this week’s reading on the enthymeme that is available in Blackboard.1)1. Gage, John T. “The Enthymeme” from The Shape of Reason: Argumentative Writing in College. 4th ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2006. 82-85. This lecture draws heavily from Gage’s The Shape of Reason and from Sharon Crowley and Debra Hawhee’s Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary […]

Feb. 9 Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements By now you should have a good idea of what your topic will be for the Rhetorical Investigation Project. If you need help developing a topic, I can help you figure out a topic of interest for you. Create teams for the “What We Know” Project. Rhetoric Mini-lecture. Enthymeme handout. Class discussion […]