Unit 1 Lecture 3 Handout

Spring 2020 English 1121

Unit 1 Lecture 3 Handouts


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Rhetorical Situation

Homework Due Thursday 2/6/20

  1. In your textbook, Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing, read Issue 2: Strategic Reading.
  • According to the authors, Fredrick Douglas uses Ethos, Pathos, Logos, and Kairos to strengthen his argument. What examples do the authors provide?
  • What is the difference between analyzing and synthesizing a text?
  • What reading strategies do the authors suggest readers use when reading? Which of these strategies have you tried? Have they been helpful? Explain.
  • Be prepared to use these strategies to analyze a text in class on Thursday!

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