If Rhetoric studies the effective expression of ideas, then Rhetorical Grammar studies how our sentences and paragraphs affect those ideas. In the fall of 2019, I enjoyed teaching two sections of Rhetorical Grammar. Empowering students to write with clarity and intention was a really rewarding experience. Peruse our syllabus below.
“[Rhetorical] grammar is a positioning tool, a way of framing and presenting ideas that influences how and what we see.”Laura Micciche, “Making a Case for Rhetorical Grammar”