Yesterday’s discussion was good and I hope you all have a good notion for assessing a writer’s reliability. In addition to being a thorough discussion, it was long. So this week will have us viewing the Mitch Landrieu speech then evaluating it’s tone and effectiveness. And we will read two reviews of the speech also evaluating them for tone and effectiveness.
By Oct 14:
-Read The Case Against Vandalizing the Confederate Monuments by Kevin Levin, The Atlantic, Dec 21, 2011
-Read Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments by Kevin Levin, The Atlantic, Aug 19, 2017
-Write a summary of “Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments” using the template. Under File do a ‘save as’ or ‘copy’. Put in your own document to cut and paste with abandon. (Optional: Write a second paragraph your opinion or the I Say part.)
-Read They Say/I Say pages 30-40 (Yes, I know I skipped a section. We will come back to it)
Tools of Rhetoric video