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American Rhetoric: The Power of Oratory in the United States

American Rhetoric: The Power of Oratory in the United States

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How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A. Langston Aristotle, the student of Plato, taught first in Plato’s Academy and then tutored Alexander the Great, and finally established his Athenian philosophical school the Lyceum. The Lyceum is an amazing place to visit. Watch this video to learn more about the its remains here. In the fourth century BC, Aristotle compiled several of his lectures, two of which he wrote when he taught in Plato’s Academy and two later when teaching in his Lyceum, into the treatise, Rhetoric, which he used as a text. His teaching method differed from others; Aristotle was a peripatetic lecturer, which means he walked around as he spoke with his students instead of standing in the front of a room.

Social Location Maps and Identity Monologues Sara Krulwich/The New York TimesNajla Said performing “Palestine” at the Fourth Street Theater.Go to related article » Overview | What is identity and where does it come from? How can we convey our identities with others? In this lesson, students map their social locations, reflect on their identities and the dramatic purpose of monologue, and craft speeches that explore defining aspects of their lives. Materials | Student journals, large sheets of plain paper, handouts, projection equipment (optional). Warm-Up | Before class, prepare to introduce students to the concept of “social location.”

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