One goal of the rhetorical analysis is to closely examine a text or an image that presents a message to the reader or viewer. In this assignment you will have both a textual message and a visual component to explore and critique.
Keep in mind you must use two credible sources for this essay so choose your topic carefully.
Sources for this assignment will vary depending on your topic. Aim for credible sources–stay away from anything Wiki, eHow, about.com, general media (USAToday, NYTimes, etc.), blogs.
For this assignment, please post a 150 word explanation of your topic ‘and’ a working thesis following this format:
Paragraph(s) discussing the topic first
Working thesis: present a thesis statement so we can provide some feedback.
Please respond to two or more student posts in a substantive way (75 words or more) ‘and’ includes one potential source from the Library of Congress Online database (http://catalog.loc.gov/ ) that the student might consider using.