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Audrey’s Cover Letter

Audrey WardClass of 2022 / English Major / audrey.ward@email.saintleo.edu28 April 2020Dr. FriendAssistant Professor of EnglishSaint Leo University Dear Dr. FriendThrough the weeks, of course, I found myself using the information from our group discussions in class to further understand each task in the assignments. Entering this class I did not know how Rhetoric was used…

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Statue at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Plato and Abe Meme

This assignment was to create a meme that makes a claim about the modern perception of Rhetoric and I believe the following is a great representation. This meme fits because the majority of society doesn’t honestly know what rhetoric is or how to use it. The claim that I’m making with this meme is that…

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Photo of a plant to represent a healthy planet

PSA: Make Saint Leo’s Campus Greener

This PSA has two elements: a flyer which will placed inside Benedict’s Coffee House and a video which will be posted on various social media sites through Saint Leo accounts (such as Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook). PSA Proposal Memorandum To: Dr. Friend From: Emily Miller Date: April 16, 2020 Subject: Proposal for a greener campus…

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All these silver beads connected by green rope; whose portfolio uses rope? Srsly.

Your Portfolio: A How-To

The writing components of this course are graded as a portfolio, starting with your cover letter. This portfolio, like all your work this semester, will be entirely digital. Digital portfolios are easier to make than you think, once you wrap your brain around what they actually are. For the Want of a Staple When people…

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a bold yellow line dares us to change its mind

Audience Analysis & PSA Plan

We’re out to change the world. For this assignment, our aim shifts from classmates, instructors, blogs, or approvals and turns toward the world around us. We look outside of class not for examples, but for an audience. For this assignment, start thinking of how you can influence society. In class on Tuesday, I suggested that…

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Here's lookin' at you, kid. Or is this a googley-eyes thing?

Two Sides, Same Coin?

In this assignment, you’re going to use rhetoric for the powers of good. You’ll act as a go-between, mediating two sides on a complex issue. That complexity means things have to get explained to different groups, and as your work in class on Tuesday demonstrated, that’s not always easy to do. Source Material: Find Two…

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