Selected students of the Professional Writing (PW) Program have effectively presented the top rhetorical analysis papers from ENGL 301-Rhetorical Criticism at Longwood University’s Spring Symposium. (CLICK on the link for the related tweet.) Held on April 24, 2018, the panel symposium featured Karyn Keane (English, concentration in PW), Kim Daucher (Criminal Justice, minor in PW), Savannah Dyer (History, minor in PW), and Breanne Henshaw (History, minor in PW). The students’ rhetorical studies included the following:

– ’Don’t Ever Give Up’: A Rhetorical Perspective to How Jim Valvano Refused to ‘Shut Up and Dribble’ (Savannah Dyer)

– A Different Use of Rhetoric in the Criminal Justice System: An Aristotelian Critique of Barack Obama’s Address to the NAACP (Kimberly Daucher)

– The Rhetoric of the Spare in Dumbledore’s Eulogy for Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Karyn Keane)

– A Neo-Aristotelian Criticism of Ashley Judd’s Speech at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington D.C. (Breanne Henshaw)

Congratulations, All!