Monthly Archives: October 2016

Save a Little Face

Hey yall, today i’ll be covering the topic of Politeness Theory. This theory looks at ways in which we can “save face”. It attempts to theorize what we do in everyday life to make conversations feel a bit more comfortable. Continue reading Save a Little Face


The Art of Rhetoric

Greetings my lovely readers! I hope you’re doing well 🙂

Rhetorical Traditions is on the table for today’s dose of knowledge. What is rhetoric? “Rhetoric is the art of using all available means of persuasion, focusing upon lines of argument, organization of ideas, language use, and delivery in public speaking” as Griffin clearly puts it. Continue reading The Art of Rhetoric