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Doing Rhetorical History


Submitted by Maxwell on January 28, 2012 - 12:39pm


Dear Blogorians,

After watching the State of the Union Address (and following the conversation about it on this blog), I realized just how much the President acts as a historian in this speech and others.

 

The SotU as a genre...


Submitted by Maxwell on January 27, 2011 - 11:15pm


Tuesday night was a perfect time for President Obama to deliver his State of the Union Address to Congress. The first meeting of my Rhetorical Methods course was the following day, a course that will focus on Presidential Rhetoric as the object of study.