Sister Mary Magdalene
I am a former graduate of QAS. I enjoy writing and playing the violin during my free time. I have taught high school English at QAS Academy for ten years. I especially enjoy the introductory writing series when students realize they can, in fact, become great writers.
About the Course
Rhetoric II is the second of a three-part series on the art of composition. The series is organized according to the three stages in writing or speaking; namely, the development of the thought, the arrangement of the thought, and the expression of the thought.
Rhetoric II focuses on the arrangement and expression of thought. The course proposes a wealth of models from a variety of authors for analysis of style. The students build on previous knowledge by imitation, but also learn to apply the tone and style of the author.