Valentine's Dates

Lovey-Dovey Dates

            February is all about love and having fun with the people you care about. Whether that be a significant other or your best friend, it’s always nice to have a date night! However, with that being said, who’s sick of the cliché dinner date ideas? Have no fear! With these unique date options, there…

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Advertisement with Fallacies

Fallacies find themselves laced into almost every conceivable advertisement with a goal. An ad that I chose to represent this claim is the most recent 2020 Toyota Highlander advertisement in this year’s Super Bowl commercials. This Ad gives clear examples of the Appeal to Emotion, as well as contain Popular Culture reference found in the lay out…

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“The Gettysburg Address:” Praised and Shunned

Original Reception President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address received mixed reviews at the time it was given. Specifically, reviews were divided mainly along political party lines: this Discourse community consisted of Republicans with positive reactions and Democrats with negative reactions. Regardless of political leaning, however, the speech was popular. The Chicago Times, a Democratic newspaper called the…

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Rhetorical Analysis of NPR News

The article “White House Unveils Coronavirus Guidelines on Path to Reopening The Country” outlines the three-phase process by which Trump and the coronavirus response team plans to return the U.S. to “normal,” or pre-corona society. It also discusses the context and effects of this announcement, amalgamating quotes from Trump, White House physicians, and state governors….

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An Address to a Mourning Nation

On January 28th, 1986 Ronald Reagan gave his moving speech/eulogy to the nation regarding the terrible news of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger. This shuttle mission was a milestone for the space program as it was carrying a teacher, Christa McAuliffe, who had planned on conducting two lessons from space. Almost every television…

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