What is rhetoric? Cite a what you think is a key definition drawn from the course and/or academic sources, and
explain what this definition means.
Connect this definition to a concept (or concepts) drawn from the course. Why and how do they offer a helpful
lens through which to understand contemporary rhetoric?
Provide an example of current or contemporary rhetoric that illustrates this rhetorical concept ‘in action’. Tell us
enough about the case to understand the relevance of the rhetorical concept, and then show how the concept
illuminates our understanding of this example.
It is important that you make use of clear organization and topic sentences in your writing. Please indicate
which question you are answering in the header of your document (in addition to identifying information like
student name, class, date), offer a prospective answer as a thesis statement, and briefly discuss researched
support for the thesis.For additional writing and organizational advice for this assignment, please consult the
following document, which was covered in class: Additional Guidance for Critical Writing.docx.