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Final Project

My prezi presentation can be found here.

Rhetorical Analysis of Text

I spent the majority of my time in college writing this semester researching and writing about Oxford Houses, as I chose to explore the Oxford House on Garrison St, NW for my complex local system for the semester.  I chose… Continue Reading →

Built Environment Project

For the duration of the semester, I have been researching the Oxford House located at 4312 Garrison St, NW.  At first, I was completely unaware of the rhetorical significance of a place like this.  However, after looking deeper into it,… Continue Reading →

Commonplace #6

1. “Instability plagues the country as militias fight with each other or with government forces” – Medium Essay, by Unicef In the first part of this sentence, ‘instability’ is the subject, ‘plagues’ is the main verb, ‘the country is the… Continue Reading →

RA #6

In part 5 of “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment”, Sarah B. Schindler succinctly concludes her work by arguing that the detrimental effects of exclusionary built environments must be ameliorated and that this practice… Continue Reading →

RA #5

In part 4 of “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” Sarah B. Schindler argues that current legal provisions are insufficient to adequately protect individuals from architectural exclusion by demonstrating how harmful this legal practice has… Continue Reading →

Commonplace #11

This gender inclusive bathroom sign is rhetorically designed to make all readers feel welcome and comfortable.  The sign makes it clear that it is not restricted to any one specific gender by saying it is “available for anyone regardless of gender… Continue Reading →

Commonplace #15

This quote comes from a sentence in a Medium essay analyzing Elon Musk and his immense success.  The structure of this sentence is a DC,IC comma pattern.  The first part begins with the word ‘as’ which signals this phrase as a… Continue Reading →

Commonplace #14

This quote came from a Medium essay “How To Hug The Man That Killed Your Wife.” This sentence is an example of a DC,IC comma pattern. The first half of this sentence is comprised of prepositional phrases and is not a complete thought…. Continue Reading →

Commonplace #13

“The new availability of huge amounts of data, along with the statistical tools to crunch these numbers, offers a whole new way of understanding the world” – Chris Anderson in a Wired article, 2008 This quote was referenced in a Medium… Continue Reading →

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