Constitutive Rhetoric – constitutive of whom?

I was wondering if there was any framework or strategy for rhetorically analyzing identity formation, so I typed "rhetorical analysis of identity." The second thing that popped up was a wikipedia article on constitutive rhetoric. Curious, I clicked on it and began reading. It became very confusing to me because the pronouns that they use... Continue Reading →

Berthoff – Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo makes grammatical sense

If we are to teach our students to read for meaning--to construe and interpret and appreciate literary texts--the meaning of┬ámeaning most useful to us is that it is a means: speaking and writing, listening and reading all engage us in the making of meaning by means of language Ann Berthoff My immediate reaction to this... Continue Reading →

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