Demonstrate your comprehension of the reading (Foss Ch. 1 and Ch. 2) by applying some of the lessons in your response.

Chapter 1:

Chapter 2:

Choose one of the three videos below and describe why rhetorical and communication criticism is necessary in order to understand or explain the phenomena

therein. Focus on specific concepts, such as rhetoric, medium, symbols, signs, reality, acts, artifacts, and theory (among many others). You can also hint

at 1. the type of research questions that you would ask about this artifact if you were going to engage in a longer project of criticism and 2. the type of

method(s) that you would use in order to analyze this artifact.

1) Beyonce Formation:

2) Obey:

3) Dumbfoundead Safe: