ENGL 502: Theory and Practice of Writing Rhetorical Analysis

A study of the theory and practice of writing rhetorical analyses with a special emphasis on critical literacy and analysis of non-fiction prose. This is a writing-intensive course which includes both formal and informal modes of writing.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Explain the key characteristics and structures (e.g., ethos, pathos, logos) of the theory and practice of rhetorical analyses.
2. Compose assessments of non-fiction using rhetorical strategies and research to demonstrate critical literacy.
3. Interpret rhetorical analyses writing using formalist, cultural, and historical approaches.
4. Evaluate rhetorical analyses using biblical principles.

Prerequisite: IN Teaching License

Indiana Wesleyan University

Instructor: Christin Taylor, MFA 

Credit Hours: 3

Dates: 3/2/2021 — 4/26/2021

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12