Monthly Archives: February 2015

Visual Rhetoric_Annotated Bibliography #2

Bogost, I. (2010). Persuasive games: The expressive power of videogames. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Bogost’s research question is to “suggest that videogames have a unique persuasive power” that is made possible through procedural rhetoric as this type of rhetoric is … Continue reading

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Visual Argument Reflection

After looking at the comments I received from my peers (Maury, Megan, Laurie, and Jenny), I think they did a great job getting at the argument I was trying to construct with my visual, which was simply that we are … Continue reading

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Pre-Class Exercise for February 12th

For my Visual Rhetoric class, we were tasked with making a visual argument. I decided to make a collage. Images taken from:  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/peshawar-school-attack-pakistan-mourns-as-the-funerals-of-victims-of-taliban-massacre-are-held-9929982.html http://deliveringhappiness.com/reasons-for-living-spontaneity/ http://affordablecremations.tumblr.com/post/100565543033/how-to-get-excellent-funeral-services http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history http://www.tutufoundationusa.org/2012/10/war-for-peace-the-moral-and-legal-case-for-intervention-in-syria-2/ http://www.ibtimes.com/field-dreams-7-reasons-why-you-dont-want-be-farmer-china-1394965 http://www.workandwellness.com/speakers/menshealth.htm http://www.ibtimes.com/indian-women-get-back-work-faster-western-japanese-counterparts-report-1152053 https://hcih.wordpress.com/category/regions/middle-east/ http://contemporarycondition.blogspot.com/2012_09_01_archive.html http://wanderdownunder.com/nz/maori.html Because no collage should be without background … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric_Annotated Bibliography #1

de Pedro Ricoy, R. (2007). Internationalization vs. localization: The translation of videogame advertising. Meta 52(2), pp. 260-275. Retrieved from http://www.erudit.org/revue/meta/2007/v52/n2/016069ar.pdf             For her article, de Pedro Ricoy approaches the topic of localization versus internalization and the rhetoric … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric_Theoretical Mindmap

 Link to Popplet mindmap: http://popplet.com/app/#/2277361 First soundtrack for Spring:

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