you are invited, by anyone to do anything, you are invited, for all time1


Rhetoric becomes persuasive by telling truths in the language of conviction2



And the book says, “We may be through with the past, but the past ain’t through with us"3


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Michael Phillips-Anderson

Associate Professor

Department of Communication

Monmouth University


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Spring 2017—On Sabbatical


1from You Are Invited by The Dismemberment Plan (Emergency & I, Desoto Records, 1999)

2 Brann, Eva T. H. 1995. Straight talk about the small independent liberal arts colleges. Liberal Education 81 (4):58.

3 from Magnolia, written and directed by P.T. Anderson