Week 15, April 23

Wednesday, April 23

Due Today

  • Burke, Language as Symbolic Action (Part 1 and Part 3: 294-418)
  • Burke, Towards Helhaven
  • Explication: Post a response to any of the readings for this week. Use the tags: explication and any others that may be appropriate. Separate tags with a comma. It's best to always user lower-case to ensure consistency (improperly tagged posts tend to get lost or unread). Please review the Sample Explication for guidelines

On Your Own

  • First 10 minutes: Read and respond to some of the reading responses posted for today.

Group Activities

  • Work on MOOC, Engagement, and Individual Projects
  • Discussion of Readings
  • Book Presentations: Kenneth Burke and the Conversation after Philosophy, Mike; Transcendence by Perspective: Meditations on and with Kenneth Burke, Kate; Ralph Ellison and Kenneth Burke: At the Roots of the Racial Divide, A.D.

By Friday . . .

  • Post at least three comments or replies to the explications of your peers.

For Friday, May 2

  • Final Projects Due. Email your completed projects, URLs, or other relevant files to Dr. Blakesley by midnight on May 2.