This page is intended to help high school English teachers (especially Pre-AP and AP Lang) and homeschooling parents who are trying to wrap their minds around how to teach rhetoric and rhetorical analysis.
Need help understanding rhetoric and rhetorical analysis? Then this is the perfect place to start! Click here to watch the latest ELA Academy video: Have you seen my rhetorical analysis video for Julius Caesar yet? Mark Antony’s funeral oration is a great example of an orator skillfully persuading the audience to change their minds 180 degrees – a … Read more Intro to Rhetoric & Rhetorical Analysis
As I explained in yesterday’s post, I decided to re-record some of my old videos with my new and improved microphone. Today’s refreshed video is Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals. Here’s a link to the original post, which now links to the new video. Don’t miss the handout and other materials! Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals Click here to … Read more Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals update
Check out my new video analyzing the rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, and logos) that Mark Antony uses in his funeral oration for Julius Caesar: I have also heavily annotated the speech to point out each subtle rhetorical move Antony makes — he has to be very crafty since Brutus spoke first and turned the crowd against … Read more Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals