Estimated time: 10 mins
Due by 9:30 a.m. Monday, October 29th
From our in-class writing Wednesday, October 24th:
Using what ideas from our reading “Linking Evidence and Claims,” discuss in a few sentences why we are not using the five-paragraph essay model for our essays and why we are waiting until later drafts to finalize our thesis. Post as a comment below.
Estimated time: 1 hour
Due by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 24th
There is no writing due for this homework assignment. Instead please re-read the essays “Decoding Advertisements” and “Discourse and Power” and the reading titled “Linking Evidence and Claims.” You should also have finished reading “Breaking into the Conversation.”
Due by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 17th
From our in-class writing today, post your responses as a comment below.
– How does the advertisement reflect society’s “regime of truth?” In other words, what is “signified?” Be sure to indicate the advertisement you analyzed.
– Being self-reflective, how much do you “buy” into the “regime of truth’s” discourse?