Dear Friend, This course was an interesting journey that taught me a lot, including the correct pronunciation of rhetoric. Although I was quiet most of the time, I was paying attention and taking in everyone’s conversations and arguments. It was not that I was not interested- it was more so that most of the time,…
News analysis on a CDC article about the coronavirus.
The perception of MLK’s I Have a Dream speech then vs now.
The Corona Virus outbreak has come with increased racism against the Chinese. Articles say it is because they eat bats, but there is no proof.
This article discusses the Super Smash Bros Ad from 2008 and its use of rhetorical devices, logical fallacies, and rhetorical canons.
(If you do not know what logical fallacies are, please read my previous post located here before continuing.) Logical fallacies are used to argue, defend an argument, or persuade someone into believing what you want them to believe. They are not only used in person, but they are used on prints or online in ads….
“Not all fallacies are hard to spot.”
In my last blog post, I talked about the fact that rhetoric is used all the time in everyday life. It can be used intentionally or without notice. Similarly, memes are something that is popularly used for everything. Memes From comedic to heartfelt to relatable memes, and even to turning terrible situations into something to…
Response to Jay Heinrichs’ “Thank you for Arguing.”