Students are often asked to perform speeches, but rarely do we require students to analyze speeches as carefully as we study works of literature. In this unit, students are required to identify the rhetorical strategies in a famous speech and the specific purpose for each chosen device. They will write an essay about its effectiveness and why it is still famous after all these years.
This handbook is used as a supplemental for composition one class as a resource for grammar and research and sourcing with APA 7th and MLA 9th updated guides.
This video presents "division and classification" as a rhetorical mode. Students can select a captioned version, an un-captioned version, and/or a full transcript.