Using Technology to Teach Internal and External Textual Analysis
The College of Staten Island of CUNY
- Goals of the Classroom Exercise:
- 1) To teach students the principles of textual criticism;
2) To demonstrate the differences between internal and external criticism, and why both are valuable;
3) To familiarize students with women's use of "Liberty Rhetoric" as a tool for rebellion, resistance, and reform in the nineteenth century.
"Liberty Rhetoric" and Nineteenth-Century American Women
Doing Textual Criticism to Find Liberty Rhetoric