Rhetorical Activity

Now that you have learned a bit about thinking and writing rhetorically, it’s time to begin thinking about the rhetorical decisions you’ll make for your research essay assignment.

Provided in the activity below are some tips to help you understand the purpose, intended audience, and voice of your writing. To begin the activity, click on the image below. Once the new window opens, select the red Rhetorical Activity button, to begin the interaction.

Select the word bubble to learn more information about each area. Some of these items have additional information. When you hover over an item, if a caption icon is provided to the right of the word bubble it can be clicked on to view the additional information.

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