Rhetoric Reflection

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While reading chapter one of So What?, I was actually pleasantly surprised to find the content to be about academic writing and rhetoric. As someone who is interested in Psychology, I enjoy learning about marketing and the way people think, and using rhetoric was a tactic I found easy to do in high school and enjoyed applying it, especially when I took AP Lang in eleventh grade. The reason why I was surprised - almost relieved to be learning rhetoric again - was because when I took English 101 over the summer, my professor did not spend anytime discussing rhetoric or any scholarly writing at all; she merely preached exploiting the information by any means necessary and did not once mention anything concerning syntax, sentence structure,