Rhetoric

Meditations on Augustine

January 29, 2014
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In terms of revelation, this most well-reasoned church father, this prince of rhetoricians, this ghost that haunts the whole of Derrida is left weeping violently under a fig tree and allowing the chanting voice of some gender undetermined child to determine the course for the rest of his life.

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Clubs and Societies: Dorkbot Sydney

June 16, 2012
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Dorkbot Sydney is a regular social gathering for “people doing strange things with electricity”.

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More Rhetorical Devices

April 11, 2012
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Language is often a hopeless (thank God) matter of almosts that fail to be 100 percent accurate

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On Rhetorical Devices and Their Use

April 4, 2012
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If you want to escape all rhetoric, you are out of luck.

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Presence beyond the spoken or written word

June 15, 2011
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I always think that a poem “off the page” becomes an “act” of language rather than a poem, a thing made out of words.

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Gatekeepers of Literary Greatness: On Piety

December 21, 2010
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In the full complexity of human constructs piety is the rhetoric of conflicting and supposedly coherent values.

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100 Chimes at Midnight

April 10, 2010
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FALSTAFF:
My king! my Jove! I speak to thee, my heart!

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