Readings and videos for 1 Quarter (not necessarily in this order)

Readings and videos for 1st Quarter
(not necessarily in this order)
From Chapter 1: “An Introduction to Rhetoric: Using the ‘Available Means’”
Lou Gehrig Speech (
“We Can Afford to Give Parents a Break” Jody Heyman
“Letter to Phyllis” Albert Einstein
Excerpt from The Iliad Homer
“The King’s Speech” King George VI
“Not by Math Alone” Sandra Day O’Connor
All the texts relating to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales
Other readings:
“What is Man?” Mark Twain
“Allegory of the Cave” Plato
“Pleasure and Happiness” Aristotle
“Going with the Flow” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi