Coming into this class my writing process was somewhat mediocre. In high school I did not do a lot of writing assignments and when I did they were never lengthy or graded harshly. Therefore, I did the bare minimum and was still able to receive A’s and B’s. When planning papers I would read the … More Blog Post #6: Writing Processes
For our next project I have decided to write about emotional support animals and the benefits they provide students, especially college students. I chose this topic because I think it’s so interesting how just being in the presence of an animal can relieve so much stress. Throughout my essay I will write about the many … More Blog Post 5: Starting Research
The Problem Despite the growing age of time and the vast changes of society, many women are still held up to the same gender roles as they were since the beginning of time. When people think about the peak of inequality towards women many think of the 1930- 1950’s. However, if you truly think about … More Project 3: Mirco Solutions
As I was flipping through Rereading America one article caught my eye instantly, Why Are All The Cartoon Mothers Dead? by Sarah Boxer. I think this article stood out to me so much because this was something I noticed while growing up and still see today in many animated movies. Now that I had found one … More Blog Post #4: What Are You Thinking of Writing About?
The article Forget the Glass Ceiling; We Need to Fix the Broken Windows First, offers a really great micro-solution to gender inequality for women fighting their way up the corporate ladder. This article is very interesting because the author, Jean Martin, states that there is no longer a “glass ceiling” blocking the success of women, but a … More Blog Post #3: Micro-Solutions
After reading all three of the texts I have decided to analyze from Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life by David Treuer. I chose this article from the other because more examples of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos popped out at me then they did in the other two articles. I also find this … More Project 2: Rhetorical Analysis
The first step to becoming a better reader/ writer is understanding the meaning and purpose of ethos, pathos and logos. Ethos is an appeal to someones ethics and it used when trying to persuade someone to consider the speaker or character as a credible source. For example, when I write lab reports I have to … More Ethos, Pathos & Logos