Project II: Mapping Commonplaces Analysis

Through researching and visiting my site, I discovered strong racial and class tensions between members of the Shaw community.  As the Shaw neighborhood undergoes rapid development, older residents feel as if they have lost their voice. Looking through testimonies of residents, and scholarly articles, I discovered there has been a shift in the identity to […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5 & 6

Method: Greg Dickinson. “Joe’s rhetoric: Finding authenticity at Starbucks.”  Rhetoric Society Quarterly, vol 32, Iss. 4,2002, June 2009, pp. 5-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02773940209391238, doi: 10.1080/02773940209391238 In his article, “Joe’s rhetoric: Finding authenticity at Starbucks” by Greg Dickinson, he discusses the rhetorical strategies used by Starbucks to draw lure in consumers and keep them happy.  For example, Starbucks places the […]

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Annotated Bibliography 9&10

9)DC Main Streets Program | Dslbd. https://dslbd.dc.gov/service/DCMS. Accessed 20 Apr. 2017. This D.C. government website is the primary website for the D.C. Main Street Program, which argues that the D.C. Main Street Program is one of the most influential program in the D.C. area regarding revitalization and economic achievement. Additionally, the program executives argue that […]

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