Ideograph identification and forms support Name Institution Professor Course Date Introduction The article “Holocaust Cartoons as ideographs” can be said to be a rhetorical critic because the author of the article breaks it into parts and then goes further to explain how those parts work together ending up with a certain effect. In the article the author is explaining on how to sample various cartoons and then explain them from one aspect to the other. A further explanation on the false story. Through the theories of ideograph and representative form the ideographic functions of the cartoons have been highlighted. Different aspects have been used to discuss on the cartoons for example the use of abstracting collective forms ordinary forms characters representative anecdotes cultural bounds and many others. Examinations on the common processes in the making of cartoons such as domestication condensation carnivalization re-contextualization and re-appropriation have been discussed. The 12 cartoons analyzed are ideographs because they fulfilled the required qualities. [...]
Read Mahdiyeh Medani's "Holocaust Cartoons as Ideographs," pp. 1-6, 8-9, & 11. Bring to class a printout of a reading response that examines how these readings may overlap, converge, and/or disagree about a rhetorical concept, theory, or practice. Conclude with a single, thoughtful, and textually based question about what that contrast or comparison could mean for a rhetorical critic.