ECIALP CompCon Critical Analysis 2019 (1).docx - Prof Matt Reiter ECI ALP Fall 2019 Critical Analysis A Rhetorical Approach to Textual Analysis

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Prof. Matt Reiter ECI ALP Fall 2019 Critical Analysis: A Rhetorical Approach to Textual Analysis, Comparing and Contrasting ***Draft #1 Due on October 22 nd , 2019*** For your second major essay, you are being asked to write a Critical Analysis of two of the texts listed below that appear in your “Language Awareness” textbook. A Critical Analysis is a common college level assignment; it is a defined as “A summary and rhetorical analysis of a linguistic or visual text. The analysis should offer an evaluation of the text’s argument and evidence in light of the text’s specific rhetorical situation.” The purpose of this essay is to give you practice analyzing and comparing two texts while also exploring further the course’s theme, how we use, acknowledge, and convey our awareness of language, along with its many facets and dimensions. Since we are dealing with such difficulties involving hate, sexism, prejudice and stereotyping currently in our hostile political climate, we need to analyze how language is being
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