Reading Analysis 3

Rhetorically Weird In her Essay, “Unframing Models of Public Distribution:From Rhetorical Situation to Rhetorical Ecologies,” Jenny Rice argues that looking at rhetorical situations through outdated and static frameworks has caused static and outdated ways of thinking; instead of simply searching for a singular root of a situation, we should view rhetorical situations in a dynamic […]

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You Can Lead A Horse to Water…

In the 1980’s, a new solution to urban poverty began to take shape: the construction of “mixed-income, urban townhouse communit[ies]” (Fleming 123).  Given that past remodeling of metropolitan America ended up causing as many problems as they solved– with concentration of impoverished communities leading to more extreme poverty and dispersal of impoverished individuals throughout the country […]

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Unedited Notes from Lecture on Combating Extremism in Islam

MORE THOUGHTS FROM ME ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Reasons for poor understanding of Islam Insufficient anthropological studies Confusion w definition of “culture” Not religion, ideology, etc. (But then what is culture?) fanatics→ generalizations Cultural religious and. ideological religion CR: Tolerant and diversified Innate, instinct Deals w spirituality, morals, values simple IR: Tyrant and totalitarian Mannerism, artificial, and inforce […]

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Annotated Bibliography

ON THE LAST DAY OF FINALS MY TEACHER GAVE TO ME: 10 ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHIES ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 1.) “Mayflower Hotel.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayflower_Hotel. Background: In this Wikipedia article, the authors give a detailed description of how the Mayflower Hotel was created and the history of the building’s ownership.  It goes on to talk about more recent […]

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