Owen M. Williamson, MA
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Week 11: April 4 - 8, 2011
Public speaking activity—declamation. [Applies to theme / discipline] [Public speaking]
Drafts of Final Reports due for Peer Review
Work Group 3 will discuss Progymnasma 11: Impersonation.
The mythology, rhetoric (and reality?) of evil genius. Hitler? Cults? Hannibal Lector? Contemporary (real) evil genius? Seductions? Is it true that "you can't con an honest person?" Rhetoric, genius and the concept of sales resistance.
Peer review due!
In-class exercise (if time available): What would it take for an evil rhetor to convince you? Why would you be convinced, or why not?
Monday:. 1. [Applies to theme / discipline] [Group/team work]
2. Read Borders chapter 10, Campus Resources, and Glossary.
3. Read Kennedy (click for link), 115-117, and 213-217.
4.Click on instructions for Peer Review of another group's paper. Complete peer review before Friday's class, return results by e-mail to authors, with cc. to me.
Read Morale boosters, write a brief response on your wiki "comments" discussing which two or three morale boosters (listed or not) work best for you, personally, and why.
1. Do Progymnasma 11. . [Applies to theme / discipline]
2. KTEP reports. [Academic success strategies—note taking] [Critical thinking]
3. Fix your Final Report based on your Peer Review results.
Progymnasma 11: Impersonation (Prosopopoeia or Ethopoeia).
How someone else might argue for your semester thesis.
Click on link and follow BYU website instructions. Borrow the voice (and reputation) of someone else (someone who you or your audience would highly respect) and suggest what positive things they might say about your semester thesis in their own words if they were to be asked.
For educational purposes only.
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