ENGL 1301: Rhetorical Analysis

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English 1301: Rhetoric and Composition I Instructor: Yaroslav Malyuta Course Information: ENGL 1301 – 062 TR 7.00-8.20 pm PH 302 Office/Hours: TR 11.00-12.30 Email: malyuta@uta.edu Phone (Messages Only): 817-272-2692 ENGL 1301 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I: Introduction to college reading and writing. Emphasizes recursive writing processes, rhetorical analysis, synthesis of sources, and argument. ENGL 1301 Expected Learning Outcomes. By the end of ENGL 1301, students should be able to: Rhetorical Knowledge * Use knowledge of the rhetorical situation—author, audience, exigence, constraints—to analyze and construct texts * Compose texts in a variety of genres, expanding their repertoire beyond predictable forms…show more content…
10 Visual Argument Practicing Rhetorical AnalysisRead: Zinczenko’s “Don’t Blame the Eater” in TSIS pp.195-97. | 8 | 10/11 | In class: Identify Zinczenko’s central claim and reasons, and examine how she supports her reasons; TRACE Selecting a Topic for the RAERead: Review essays in topic clusters and select a cluster.Due: RR #4 TRACE or other Rhet. Situation analysis of one essay from one cluster | | | | 9 | 10/16 | Review and discuss a sample RAE.Read: Sample RAE pp. P 37-38 in FYW.Due: First draft of RAE.Writing Center WorkshopsOct. 16, 5 p.m.—ENGL1301: Rhetorical Analysis Essay (RAE)Oct. 17, Noon.—ENGL1301: Rhetorical Analysis Essay (RAE) | 9 | 10/18 | In-class work on RAE/Assign peer review.Due: Second draft of RAE.…show more content…
P39-42 in FYW.Due: Rhetorical Analysis Essay. Essay Cluster 1: “Fat Taxes”Read: Balko and PearDue: Brainstorm writing: Common threads in Essay Cluster | 10 | 10/25 | Essay Cluster 2: “Authenticity”Read: Dante and TillmanDue: Brainstorm writing: Common threads in Essay Cluster and other readings | | | | 11 | 10/30 | Synthesizing and Documenting SourcesRead: SFW Ch. 26, pp. 249-260; FYW Appendix A MLA Documentation Essay Cluster 3: “The Body”Read: Kelley and HaygoodDue: RR #5 Identify common threads and opposing points in Essay ClusterLast day to drop | 11 | 11/1 | Essay Cluster 4: “Same-Sex Marriage”Read: Gallagher and HowleyDue: Brainstorm writing: Common threads in Essay Cluster | | | | 12 | 11/6 | Essay Cluster 5: “Social Class”Read: Payne and NortonDue: Brainstorm writing: Common threads in Essay Cluster | 12 | 11/8 | Putting It All Together: Difference Between the RAE and Synthesis EssayDue: RR# 6 Proposal for Synthesis Essay Read: Sample Synthesis Essay pp. P43-45 in FYW Writing Center WorkshopsNov. 13, 5 p.m.—ENGL1301: Synthesis EssayNov. 14, Noon—ENGL1301: Synthesis Essay | | |

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