Month September 2016

Commonplace Entry 3

“Keller tries to get up, gritting his teeth, and then he sees it: ANNA’S RED WHISTLE lying a few feet away from him.” Prisoners, film written by Aaron Guzikowski In this sentence, there are multiple subjects and verbs. In the… Continue Reading →

Reading Analysis 2: City of Rhetoric

In the chapter “The Placelessness of Political Theory” in City of Rhetoric, David Fleming discusses political theory and argues that it should be reevaluated and retaught around the idea of the commonplace, a happy medium between republicanism and liberalism where… Continue Reading →

Reading Analysis 1: Schindler

In Part 1 of her paper “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment”, Sarah Schindler argues that “cities were constructed in ways,” that encourage segregated neighborhoods and prevent people of color and lower socioeconomic status… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 2: The Conversation

1: The cranes dot the campus like rigs in a fresh oil field, the drone and clanking of heavy machinery so common the clamor of construction has almost become white noise to those who live year-round in this small college… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 1

1: Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn’t get or lost. No, I don’t think it explains anything. Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn’t get or lost, but I don’t think it explains anything. Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn’t get… Continue Reading →

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