Houston, We Have A Non-Violent Problem. or How Rhetoric, Manipulation, Speeches, and Modern Communication Have Shaped Humanity
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic, Standards-based Unit applying rhetoric to history through great speeches and their social, literary, ethical value through history from Plato's Apology to Oliver Stone's Wall Street Exposure to analysis of speeches, making students more questioning citizens. Looking behind words for the goals of the words. Create a need among/within students for dynamic speaking as a form of power.