Oratory in the Age of Obama

A course in rhetoric for the Honors College of Rutgers Camden

Readings and Activities for Thursday, February 11

Posted by William FitzGerald on February 10, 2010

Readings:

Killingsworth, Ch. 4

complete/review Habinek, Ch.2 (on Cicero)

background on Cicero: here and here

Video:

Obama, Iowa Caucus Victory Speech 1/03/08 (including text)

Contemporary Reactions: hereherehere and here

Be sure to skim the range of responses to this speech at these links to various media and consider which responses echo your initial response and which resonate with subsequent, more considered judgments.

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