Class Notes: Rhetoric Class

These are just my class notes from the Rhetoric Class I’m taking. You are more than welcome to read them, but know that they’re simply notes, rather than a creative thoughtful insightful writing. Notes that I’m adding to my compost heap. Rhetoric Key Terms

Moral Rhetoric Notes and Thoughts

This is just a bunch of notes to use for a future paper that I want to write. Moral Rhetoric: Using the power of language to speak out against and confront injustice. Moral and ethical rhetoric promotes truth. Those who engage in morally virtuous rhetoric recognize the great responsibility that comes with their ability to…

Zahary Wood: Why it’s worth listening to people who disagree with you

A TED Talk Project This is one of those notebook/compost heap writings. You’re more than welcome to continue reading, but it’s good to know what you’re reading before you read it. I’m working on a little project to develop my ability to write more persuasively and with stronger emotions and better arguments. For this project,…

Julia Dhar: How to Disagree Productively

A TED Talk Project This is one of those notebook/compost heap writings. You’re more than welcome to continue reading, but it’s good to know what you’re reading before you read it. I’m working on a little project that I created for myself in an effort to develop my ability to write more persuasively and with…

Class Notes page 2: Rhetoric Class

These are just my class notes from the Rhetoric Class I’m taking. You are more than welcome to read them, but know that they’re simply notes, rather than a creative thoughtful insightful writing. Notes that I’m adding to my compost heap. Tropes Tropes are any sort of figurative or evocative language Examples of Tropes: Allusion–…

Class Notes page 1: Rhetoric Class

These are just my class notes from my Rhetoric Class. You are more than welcome to read them, but know that they’re simply notes, rather than a creative thoughtful insightful writing. Notes that I’m adding to my compost heap. “In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds….

Benjamin Zander: The Transformative Power of Classical Music

A TED Talk Project This is one of those notebook/compost heap writings. You’re more than welcome to continue reading, but it’s good to know what you’re reading before you read it. I’m working on a little project that I created for myself in an effort to develop my ability to write more persuasively and with…

Notes in my Notebook, aka: Compost Heap

Transparent disclaimer: [Actually, I’m not sure I love the word “disclaimer” for this situation. Disclaimer makes it sound like something I’m apologizing for something and I’m not apologizing, just trying to clarify.] This Blog is unique in the sense that it’s more like a writer’s notebook than it is a writer’s showcase of their writings….

My Writing Compost Heap

It was the author Neil Gaiman on Masterclass who introduced the idea of a writer’s compost to me. In order to get better at sometime you have to spend time doing that thing. I just makes sense. If I want to be a better swimmer, I have to get in the water and swim. If…