Week 5: Thursday, Feb. 18

Due

  • 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.

In-class

  • Topic: Rhetorical Theory: Contemporary
  • Texts to discuss
    • 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)

Homework, to do for Feb. 23

  • Reading posts for Feb. 23. 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.
  • Peer review  and instuctor-review draft revision of the Rhetorical Investigation assignment.
    • Peer-review feedback due: 10:00 PM, Feb. 26.
    • Instructor-review draft due: 10:00 PM, March 3.
  • What We Know” assignment.

Homework, to read for Feb. 23

  • Powell, Malea D. “Down by the River, or How Susan La Flesche Picotte Can Teach Us about Alliance as a Practice of Survivance.” College English 67.1 (2004): 38-60. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Bogost, Ian. “Procedural Rhetoric.” Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Videogames. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007. 1-64. Read pages 1-28. (PDF in Blackboard)