2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

WRIT 55623 Women's Rhetorics

Prerequisites: ENGL 10803, ENGL 20803, and at least one 10000- or 20000-level ENGL/WRIT/CRWT course. Women's Rhetorics will explore the ways in which women use language t persuade in both public and private spheres. The course will use rhetorical theory to study a variety of primary texts by women representing a range of historical periods from Classical times to the present, with special attention to both traditional rhetorical genres (speeches, letters, sermons, editorials) and nontraditional texts (quilts, recipe books, blogs, performance art). Student cannot receive credit for WRIT 55623 and WRIT 30663.