The following is a draft only. The final version will be ready the first day of class, in May.

Table of Contents for English 1130  

Outline - Office Hours - Email - Course Description - Course Materials - Course Goals - Marks - Assignments and Essays - Participation and Attendance - Academic Integrity - Classroom Etiquette - Electronic Devices - Side Conversations 

SCHEDULE: Week 1-5  Rhetoric

------------------ 6-10  Evaluation 

----------------- 11-14  Research

Essay Structure - The Academic Essay - Butter Cup Structure - Block & Splice - Hockey Night in the College - The Title - The Introduction - The Body - The Conclusion - Helpful Sites - Marking Notes and Symbols - Most Common Errors - Format: Italics or Quotes? - Marking Symbols  

RHETORIC - A Working Definition of Rhetoric - Analyzing Form Rather Than Repeating Content - Think Like a Lawyer - Block & Splice Approaches - 3 aims - 16 strategies

Rhetorical Analysis SamplesMad Men: opening credits, essay, and skeletal outline - Moulin Rouge - "Canadians"

Lord of War (rhetoric)

Gandhi (rhetoric) - Amritsar Massacre Scene - Summary - Essay - Full Outline - Essay Reminders - Trailer & Chart - Historical Notes - Dialogue from the Film - 1130 Time-line

EVALUATION - From Rhetorical Analysis to Evaluative Analysis - Three Levels of Evaluation - Think Like a Judge - Evaluation & Rhetorical Aim - 16 Evaluative Categories - Weak & Strong Argument - Sample Thesis Statements

Boston Legal (Evaluation Sample): Dialogue & Sample Skeletal Outline

Evaluation Samples - Lord of War - "The Culture of Violence" - "Canadians"

RESEARCH - From Evaluative Analysis to Research Essay - Things to Remember - Week 11 Notes - Non-Scholarly Sources - Scholarly Sources

Texts: Misc. - Twain - Orwell - Smith

Texts: Mad Men - Migglebrink - Havrilesky - The American Dream

Cox

Mad Men Episodes - Season 1 & 2 - clips: general, female characters, and Sal

Mad Men Notes - Two Lyrics - "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" (S1 E1) Structural Chart - Evaluation of Havrilesky: Inclusion & Complexity - 1130 timeline