“MiaME,” Maria Pappas (2016) — Inquiry 5

  You can download a PDF here: 28084097_reflective_portfolio_maria_pappas Although this class was an English course, I also think this class served as a self reflection. This inquiry is an opportunity to convey the reflective nature of the course. In addition, writing, language, and literature all serve …

“High Hopes,” Tyler Sherma (2016) — Inquiry 3

High Hopes What do the world’s richest man, the most decorated Olympic athlete in history, and multiple U.S presidents have in common? Not only were they all very successful in their own respects, but they have also smoked marijuana before. Bill Gates, Michael Phelps, and …

“The Homepage of a Movement,” Anthony Young (2016) — Inquiry 2

Rhetorical Analysis Reflection I chose to analyze Witness Against Torture’s website because it was the group’s main resource for others to learn about them and their purpose. The website possessed many artifacts, such as images, videos, and text, that could be rhetorically analyzed individually, but …

“Lou Gehrig,” Emily Foley (2016) — Inquiry 2

Writer’s Reflection: I enjoyed writing this analysis of Lou Gehrig’s Farewell to Baseball. This paper allowed me to combine and apply what I have learned about rhetoric with two things I’m passionate about, history and baseball. Not only did I learn about strong writing, but …

“Red Hot Profundity,” Matt Clements (2016) — Inquiry 2

Dear Professor Pendygraft, Initially when beginning to outline, the amount of freedom of being able to rhetorically analyze any medium was daunting at first. It was not something that I initially thought I would have problem with. Luckily, the next day when I was having …

“Malaysian for a Week,” Sara Tyson (2016) — Inquiry 1

Writer’s Letter. Dear Reader,         This essay was about my experience in using rhetoric as a way to convince my Malaysian family that I could adopt and perform their culture as well. Being noticeably American, my Malaysian family always excused me for not being able …