Critical Situations A Rhetoric for Writing in Communities

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-07
  • Publisher: Longman

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Critical Situationsencourages the reader to identify "critical situations" in their communities, to develop rhetorical strategies for taking action in those situations, and to produce community-based writing projects. Help identify critical situations in a community in order to develop rhetorical strategies for taking action. Asking the Right Questions; Argument and Reason; Argument and Emotion; Using Evidence General Interest

Table of Contents

Preface: Using Critical Situations
Motivated Rhetorical Choices
Context is Critical: Situations of Rhetoric
On the Bus
Key Concepts and Procedures
Communication and Commitment
Critical Situation
Talk / Read / Write
Rhetorical Invention
Talk / Read / Write
Introduction to the Invention Journal
About the Workshops
Introduction to the Case Studies
The Abolitionist Era
September 11, 2001
Student Projects
Talk / Read / Write
List of Works Cited
Workshops Recommended in this Chapter
Collaborating on Guidelines for the Project Workshop
Different Values and Respectful Conflict
Choosing an Issue
Commitment in Social Context
Commitment in Historical Context
Trouble in Transit
Talk / Read / Write
Commitments Generated by September 11
Talk / Read / Write
From Commitment to Action: Mapping Community
Invention Journal: Your Community Map
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