WRC 1013/1023 Freshman Composition: Exploring Critical Issues

Sources for WRC 1013: Christina Frasier, Darren Meritz & Pamela Mahan

Introduction: Visual Rhetoric

Words are not the only means of communication: ideas and opinions can be shaped through images as well. We can analyze images such as photographs and advertisements to understand how images shape our perceptions of gender, race, and politics, among others.

Make sure to click on the “Images” tab for links to sources with The New Yorker cartoons and a collection of National Geographic photographs depicting the impact of climate change.

Link to Reading Comprehension Questions

Visual Rhetoric