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Rhetorical Criticism – Final Reflective Blog Post

English 301: Rhetorical Criticism was one of the three English classes that I took this semester at Longwood University. I had it expected to be like my other English classes and that we would be doing a lot of reading … Continue reading

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Post #8: Media-Centered Perspective

I am going to be analyzing the TV show Gilmore Girls through the media-centered perspective with a focus on the dramatistic perspective. Rhetorical Situation  Gilmore Girls was a 2000s comedy TV show that was set in a Connecticut town, Stars Hollow. … Continue reading

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Post #7: Feminist Perspective

Ocean’s 8 Rhetorical Situation Released in 2018, Ocean’s 8 became a movie that helped women to feel like they are capable of anything. It is an American heist comedy that stars well known actresses like Sandra Bullock and Anne Hathaway. Ocean’s 8 is … Continue reading

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Post #6: Neo-Marxist Perspective

The Hunger Games Rhetorical Situation  “The Hunger Games” is a movie about what was once North America. It is set far into the future and North America is now separated into 12 districts that is maintained by the Capital of … Continue reading

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Post #5: Symbolic Convergence (Fantasy Theme Analysis)

Rhetorical Situation The Notebook is a movie that was released in 2004 and changed how people viewed love stories. It is set in the 1940s in South Carolina and features the two main characters, Noah Calhoun and Allie. They fall in … Continue reading

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Post #4: Dramatistic Perspective

Rhetorical Situation She’s The Man is a romantic comedy that was released in 2006. It is about Viola Hastings who is a high schooler that loves playing soccer. She has a twin brother, Sebastian, who also plays soccer at a … Continue reading

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Post #3: Narrative Analysis

Rhetorical Situation:  Room is a very uplifting movie that was released in 2015. It starts off about a woman who was kidnapped and put in a shed where she has been held captive for 7 years. She has a little … Continue reading

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Post #2: Neo-Aristotelian Analysis

Millie Bobby Brown’s MTV Award Speech Millie Bobby Brown is a 15 year old actress who is mainly known for her role in the hit TV show, Stranger Things. In 2018 she was awarded MTV’s Best Performance in a Show and … Continue reading

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Post #1: Introducing this Blog!

Hi! My name is Grace Girdley and I am a sophomore at Longwood University. I am currently majoring in English with a concentration in professional writing! The creation of  this blog is for my English 301: Rhetorical Criticism class and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Grace Girdley’s Rhetorical Criticism Blog! Click on a post under the “Recent Posts” menu to dive into some different collections of thoughts.

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