Week 5: Tuesday, Feb. 16

Due

  • Reading posts for Feb. 16. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.

In-class

  • Topic: Rhetorical Theory: Historical
  • Texts to discuss
    • Miriam Joseph, Sister. “Shakespeare’s Use of the [Renaissance] Theory [of Composition].” Rhetoric: Concepts, Definitions, Boundaries. Ed. William A. Covino and David A. Jolliffe. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995: 243-246. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Corbett, Edward P. J. “John Locke’s Contributions to Rhetoric.” CCC 34.4 (1981): 423-433. (PDF in Blackboard)

Homework, to do for Feb. 18

  • Reading posts for Feb. 18. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.
  • Work on the Rhetorical Investigation and “What We Know” assignments.
    • Rhetorical Investigation Peer-review draft due: 10:00 PM Monday, Feb. 22.

Homework, to read for Feb. 18

  • Burke Pentad Handout. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Bitzer, Lloyd F. “The Rhetorical Situation.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 1 (1968): 1-14. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Foucault, Michel. “What Is an Author?”Aesthetics, Method, Epistemology. Ed. James D. Faubion. Trans. Robert Hurley and Others. Essential Works of Foucault, Vol. 2. New York: The New York Press, 1998. 205-222. (PDF in Blackboard)