Carnegie Mellon University
November 14, 2010

Ph.D. Students Launch Rhetorical Analysis Blog

Ph.D. in Rhetoric students Alexis Teagarden, Hilary Franklin, Doug Cloud, and Matt Zebrowski have launched a rhetorical analysis blog entitled “The Silver Tongue.” Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Studies student Kate Holterhoff is the blog’s illustrator.

The Silver Tongue’s tagline is “rhetorical criticism for the engaged citizen” and the goal is to post entertaining analyses of public rhetoric that are accessible to both public and scholarly audiences.

The blog is looking for readers, writers, and feedback. You can visit the blog at You can also find them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter (silver_tongue).

Congratulations to Alexis, Hilary, Doug, Matt, and Kate on their new venture!

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