Week 2: Jan. 23 rd. Intro to rhetoric, metaphor, & “rhetorical reading”. Logistics. New students – proof of late add after Monday Raider Writer Logistics and late work… not my problem Syllabus contract Books Participation “sheet” + discussion Office hours today Other questions?.
Intro to rhetoric, metaphor, & “rhetorical reading”
Come up with and write a metaphor that represents either you as a person or you as a student
How if, at all, are metaphors rhetorical? How are metaphors used in society for rhetorical purposes? Is language itself simply metaphor?
Read First-year Writing: Chapter One, pp. 3-24. St. Martin's Handbook: Section 1, “Expectations for College Writing” and DiYanni, "Developing a College Vocabulary" (available in the final part of the handbook, "WID/Critical Reading Skills")
On your way out:
Hand in your signed syllabus (just that page)
And your “participation sheet”