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A definition of rhetoric
A modest but pragmatic, easy-to-hang-onto definition of rhetoric from Stoner and Perkins:

The art and science of creating and analyzing "messages that rely on verbal and nonverbal symbols that more or less intentionally influence social attitudes, values, beliefs, and actions." (6)

  • occasion
  • exigence
  • the type of discourse: forensic, deliberative, epideictic
  • forum and genre
  • cultural and historical context
  • presuppositions of shared ways of thinking

Elements of Electronic Rhetoric

ENGL 3179-5179 Fall 2016
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for Tue 18 Oct

Read Longaker, Style, pp 136 - 156. Come with questions and ready to work in class with concepts of register (p 142ff) and figures , pp 144ff.

In-class exercise in identifying tropes and schemes. Method. MoleskineText

for Tues Oct 25

Exercise in collecting tweets or GIFs that exemplify figures of thought (pp 153-156) Four figures, two examples of each.


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