I have to stand in front of the class and discuss chapter 5. I have to give a summary, a brief analysis, and talking points. The whole speech should be about 7 minutes.
(1 page or less) analysis of ONE of the following thought experiments from “The Pig that Wants to be Eaten”: 13 “Black, White, and Red All Over”, 31 “Just So,” 38 “I am a Brain”, 39 “The Chinese Room” or 93 “Zombies.” Your analysis should do the following: 1. Summarize what the point of the thought experiment is. What question is it getting you to ask? 2. Explain what theory of mind from the four we discussed in class is most challenged by this experiment.
For WP3, I would like you to reflect on the main concepts of this class and your writing process by answering the numbered questions below. Write a minimum of one well-developed paragraph in response to each question (unless directed otherwise). Do not skip questions. Include concrete examples to explain your reasoning. Format your answers using MLA style, but please number each response. This paper should be a minimum of 1000 words, but it doesn’t have a maximum word count.
Instructions: Review the feedback from the professor on your Rhetorical Analysis first draft and identify at least two weaknesses in your analysis. Post that section of your paper and suggest what you think will fix these problems. Be sure to focus on “big picture issues” of Rhetorical Analysis and not on mechanics, spelling, organization, and other editing issues. Make initial post 250-300 words
After writing about “Science versus Faith” for the past two weeks, construct an argument in which you argue for your position, answering the following prompt below: What’s more fundamental to our growth as a society, science or faith? Why?
Compare two of the following works discussed up to this point in the semester: Pan’s Labyrinth Wilde’s “The Happy Prince”; Touré’s “Solomon’s Big Day”; Arenas’ “The Glass Tower”; Thurber’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”; Harrar’s “The 5:22”; Bierce’s “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” Note: I would prefer that you use at least one of the stories from the Unit 3. However, since there are only three stories included in that section, I am allowing you to use…
This week, we start Unit 3: Visual Rhetoric. It is just like the last unit, except now we will be studying visual argument rather than written argument. You will be studying public service announcements (PSAs). These are print ads or commercials that are aimed to change the audience’s behavior somehow in the interest of the greater public. The three PSA ads on the previous page are all very different and make different arguments, but they all use unique visual strategies…
Using concepts from the course reader and perhaps Henri Bergson’s essay “Laughter,”write an essay analyzing how The Importance of Being Earnest gets laughs. If you don’t think the play is funny, just analyze things about it that are trying to be funny. Possible areas to explore: how does the play setup a plot situation with comic possibilities(the concepts of misrepresentation and mistaken identity will probably come up). You may focus on one or two comic moments, or take a more…
Read “In Praise of Chain Stores” from Reading Pop Culture. Write two paragraphs. Summarize the text and then provide a brief analysis over one rhetorical appeal (ethos, pathos, or logos). 200+ words in total.
Watch both links below then open the PowerPoint file in listen to the example at in the last slid and make one page Exploratory scenario. I think the second scenario is the best