Student Project Pages
Sample Progymnasmata Exercises
#2: The Tale
#3: The Encomium
#4: The Invective
#5: The Mock Encomium
#6 The Confirmation
#7 The Refutation
Sample Critical Analysis Paper (a): "Deductive Reasoning in Nation and Race"
Sample Critical Analysis Paper (b): "Logical Fallacies in Nation and Race"
Sample Critical Analysis Paper (c): "A Critical Analysis of 'In Defense of Prejudice'"
Sample Argument Paper (a): "The Pro-Imigration Argument"
Sample Argument Paper (b): "TV Monitoring Devices are Not Substitutes for Parents"
Sample Research Paper: "To V or Not to V, That Is the Question"
Additional Readings for "Cop Killer" Unit
Lyrics to "Cop
Killer" by Ice-T
Time-Warner Runs up the White Flag, by Jon Katz
"My Favorite Amendments," by Charleton Heston
"Ice-T: The Issue is Social Responsibility," by Michael Kinsley
Class Notes and Handouts
Common Assumptions that Rhetoricians Reject
Ice-T: The Issue is Responsibility
Sample Paper #1: Machiavelli: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Sample Paper #2 (No Transitions)
Sample Paper #2 (With Transitions)
Ten Writing Myths