RA 6

In the last chapter of David Fleming’s City of Rhetoric, Fleming brings up the term built environment, and how it is something that is ever present in society. He argues how there is an interaction between humans and the environment around them, and that this interaction constantly changes the world around us. He explains that further by […]

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Commonplace 14

Aside from being a student, I’m also a part-time soccer coach. I coach recreational soccer to children from ages 4-12 that study at catholic schools or are affiliated with one of the churches we serve. Before taking this class, I had never really noticed the commonplace and the social patterns present in the communities I interact […]

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RA 5

In chapter seven of David Fleming’s City of Rhetoric, the topic discussed is home. In this chapter, Fleming introduces the last topoi by using the revitalization of Cabrini Green as an example. He discusses the history of public housing, and how even though the government considers it “low-income”, it is actually destined for those in […]

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Class Glossary

Embodied (Fleming): This signifies when something, somewhere or someone is an example of a certain thing. For example, in Fleming’s City of Rhetoric, he mentions how certain people are the embodiment of the Suburbia. This means these people are the perfect example of the typical Suburbia resident.   Situated (Fleming): Situated has to do with […]

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