1 October 2014

  • The only way you own a book is by putting ink in the book
  • A set of rules that is used all the time
  • Exigency
  • A word that is important will be bolded and put it at the end of the book (glossary)
  • In writing and in conversation that words arise because of a need people say things and people write things because of a need
  • Think of cards as an act of composition
  • An exigency is not a need it is a rise to a need
  • Lloyd Bitcer: there are all kinds of things that are happening
  • Umbrella
  • Not a rhetoric action unless there is a change in action
  • Show how it works
  • It’s not rocket science
  • May need a shoe
  • To act in rhetoric
  • I’m barefoot, I need shoes
  • How language works
  • Occasions
  • Raising your hand became the occasion
  • Occasion is the need
  • Exigency: Hand going up
  • Exigency: need of reason
  • Words accomplish things
  • Ad on window, ad on bulletin board, ad in newspaper
  • Exigency: needs work to pay for bills
  • So what we heard from Kaitlyn was a summary not a paraphrase
  • When paraphrasing make sure the important parts in there
  • Put things in your own words
  • Unless you use quotes
  • The act of selecting words and putting in your work
  • Every time you select for your work, you are not selecting something for your work

*Today we talked about exigence and what exactly the word means. I gained a much deeper knowledge for the word today in class,, which i am grateful for because it is a very useful word.

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