ENGL 201 Klausman

Rhetorical Ethics

Small WCC LogoNonviolent Theory on Communication: The Implications for Theorizing a Nonviolent Rhetoric.”  Ellen W. Gorsevski.  [Peace & Change 24:4 (Oct.) 1999: 445-475]

Small WCC LogoNonviolent Communication: A Humanizing Ecclesial and Educational Practice.” Theresa F. Latini,  [Journal of Education and Christian Belief 13:1, 2009: 19-31.] 

“Rhetorical Listening: A Trope for Interpretive Invention and a ‘Code of Cross-Cultural Conduct”. (PDF)  Krista Ratcliff  [CCC 51.2 (Dec.) 1999: 195-224.] 

“Ethical Dispositions: A Discourse for Rhetoric and Composition.” John Duffy. JAC, vol. 34, no. 1–2, 2014, pp. 209–37.

Small WCC LogoThe Good Writer: Virtue Ethics and the Teaching of Writing.” John Duffy  College English 79:3 (Jan.) 2017: 229-250.

Rhetoric & Post-truth Era

“Politics and the English Language.” by George Orwell. Horizon 13:76 (April) 1946: 252-65.

“To Teach or Not to Teach . . . Propaganda” [PDF] by John Ramage in Argument in Composition [Parlor Press/WAC Clearinghouse 2009] Pp. 122-139.

“On Bullshit” [PDF] by Harry Frankfurt. Rariton Quarterly Review 6:2 (Fall) 1986.

Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition. Bruce McComiskey.  Utah State UP: 2017. (Download sample chapter)

Exemplar Texts

Martin Luther King, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail

Henry David Thoreau  “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” [HTML] [PDF]