3080, Independent Work, The RAP

The RAP Research Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxBcDOxWmI4   This video is a visual extension of my artifact for The RAP. It illustrates the importance of literacy in a child’s life. It is emotionally provoking in the sense that it makes literacy a necessity of life. Without imagination and creativity, a child would age faster than they should. Literacy is a gateway to maintaining a healthy and …

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3080, Independent Work, The RAP

Why the RAP?

The purpose of The Rap is truly multifaceted. Choosing a “persuasive” artifact seems to be the easiest task of the entire project, when really it can become quite tricky. An image used for an advertisement isn’t necessarily persuasive unless it meets certain criteria. The RAP will assist students with the identification and evaluation of a “successful” persuasive argument. This project …

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3080, Independent Work

Rogerian Model Argument

1.Taylor Swift’s representation of feminism is effective for some, while lacking persuasion for other feminists. Swift’s illustration of feminism is effective for her already established fans who think that everything she does has positive impact, however, it does not portray feminism for what it actually is. Swift defines her form of feminism as external beauty and uplifting her popular “girl …

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Independent Work

My Philosophy of Persuasion

As an English major, writing, more particularly persuasion, is a form of art, not only because it is categorized within the Arts & Humanities, but because of its ability to be manipulated. Persuasion is an everyday form of communication, although it may not be immediately recognizable as rhetorical persuasion. The term persuasion is the study and application of writing efficiently …

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Independent Work

Site Set Up

As a person that is not so digitally inclined, customizing my new site was not so easy at first! However, I ┬ádo feel more comfortable creating material and organizing my posts. Just creating pages for certain materials was somewhat tricky. I think that perfecting my technique with the software will take time but the more time that I spend on …

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