Rhetoricgenre lgbt

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Rhetoricgenre lgbt

  1. 1. Genre, Rhetoric, and Queer Theory
  2. 2. Defining Genre on YouTube <ul><li>Common purpose (or common form of “social action”) </li></ul><ul><li>Similar patterns of arrangement or narrative structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar content </li></ul><ul><li>Similar cinematic conventions (editng, lighting, sound) </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Many YouTube videos blend genres </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rhetorical Analysis <ul><li>Pathos (emotional appeal) </li></ul><ul><li>Ethos (character of the speaker) </li></ul><ul><li>Commonplaces (commonly help beliefs) </li></ul><ul><li>Enthymeme (logical argument based on often unstated assumptions) </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery (vocal tone, gesture) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Terms in Queer Studies <ul><li>Social Construction of Sexuality (the idea that our understanding of sexuality is deeply influenced by the culture in which we live and the media representations we see). </li></ul><ul><li>LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transgender) </li></ul><ul><li>Queer (once a slur, now a term of pride for some, can refer to any person who is not conventionally heterosexual) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Queer Theory: Key Terms <ul><li>Heterosexism (discrimination against queer/LGBT people) </li></ul><ul><li>Heteronormativity (the often subtle ways in which our culture privileges heterosexuality and marginalizes other sexual identities / practices) </li></ul>

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