Anita Sarkeesian’s Failed Rhetorical Approach: Gender Relations and the Gaming Community
North Carolina State University - English 516 - Rhetorical Criticism: Theory and Criticism
Summary: Choose a rhetorical artifact and analyze its response, why it's relevant.
Description: I analyzed Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist critic, analyzed gender relations in the gaming world through her video series "Tropes vs. Women in Video Games." She has received intense backlash for her efforts despite mainstream success. This paper looks at why the discrepancy exists.