Discussion of analysis of visual texts for the AP.
Introduced the Rhetorical triangle (Speaker/Audience/Subject) and discussed how it applies to Mairs' essay "On Disability."
Discussion of audience: how our own writing is changed by considerations of audience, how to find out more about the intended audience of a published work.
Introduced the Common Application essay and began considering its audience.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16: Bedford Reader Chapter 1 vocabulary quiz.