Wednesday, August 17, 2016

august 17

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "The Logical Song" by Supertramp; "Argument" by Monty Python; "Think" by James Brown]

Why do people argue?  What factors should determine who wins an argument?  Describe a time when you won or lost an argument.  Did the experience change your mind?  If it did, why?  If it didn't, what would have?  ALSO: What role/s can humor play in persuasive argument?  When do you think it's appropriate and effective?

1. Journal
2. Old Business:

  • "The Right to Your Opinion"
  • "The Laughing Heart"
3. New Business:
  • Literature analysis
  • Vocabulary/ looking ahead
  • Satire
Analyze the satirical elements of Louis CK's "Everything's Amazing/Nobody's Happy" riff and post to your blog (title: EVERYTHING'S AMAZING)

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