CURRENT FOCUS: ARGUMENT AND ITS ANALYSIS
Honors English 9
The purpose of this class is twofold:
You will learn by reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
You will study argument in all its forms -- fiction and non-fiction.
You will analyze a variety of literary texts.
You will read texts as old as The Odyssey and as new as Persepolis.
You will write. A lot.
Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. ~ Aristotle