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Recomposing Royals

Just one instance of appropriation of Royals. It's recomposing, giving #rhetorical_velocity to Lourde. Puddles sings Royals

A definition of rhetoric
Here's a fairly modest but pragmatic, easy-to-hang-onto definition of rhetoric from Stoner and Perkins:

The art and science of creating and analyzing "messages that rely on verbal and nonverbal symbols that more or less intentionally influence social attitudes, values, beliefs, and actions." (6)


Elements of Electronic Rhetoric

ENGL 3179/5179
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Tue 26 Nov


Tue 3 Dec

  • RhetoricalVelocityAndTwitterProject
  • Worktime in class. Attend. Take a few minutes to look over the project page RhetoricalVelocityAndTwitterProject to make sure that you're on track.
  • Should be completing collecting materials, composing some descriptions of the texts and circumstances, watching for patterns, and reviewing analysis materials appropriate to your work. Lo0k at Longaker; Sheridan et al; and other readings you've found. Don't use them all: Select which one or two opens up analysis. We are all using Sheridan for a conception of rhetorical velocity, recomposition, and recirculation.

Thu 5 Dec

Class will meet. It's cold but the roads are more or less open.
  • Worktime in class. Attend.
  • Where are you? What are you finding so far? What's next?
  • Start to consider what you might need to construct to present your analysis : chart, tables, diagrams, map, or just a scroll through your wiki page. Start choosing examples that will illustrate your analysis.
  • Notes on interpretation
  • Notes on patterns

Tue 10 Dec

  • Optional Work time. Il be here for questions.

Fri 13 Dec 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Final: present findings


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  • HandlistOfERhetoric - draft
  • We will be experimenting this semester with screencasts and online video conferences for the class, using Skype and Google Hangouts. Students in the graduate section will be asked to help coordinate these experiments

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