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My Rhetoric of Religion: My Views on Religion and Where I’ll Probably Go From Here . . .

Finding the time to write this article was incredibly difficult, and what I have to write is even more so. I have no doubt that there will be friends and acquaintances who will read this who will find what I … Continue reading

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Understanding Roland Barthes’s “The Great Family of Man”

My first encounter with Roland Barthes was in my previous semester when I took Visual Rhetoric. I remember struggling tremendously with Barthes and becoming frustrated with him, so I will admit that seeing his work in the assigned reading was … Continue reading

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Engaging the Misconception on Rhetoric

Often times I come across people who find out I am in graduate school, I am inevitably ask what I study. When I say I study rhetoric, often times the reaction I get is one of confusion. “What is rhetoric?” … Continue reading

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