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Another Look at Ethos


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 2015
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Links and a rhetoric of the link. Burbules, et al. BurbulesHandlistOfLinks, Hyperlinks. How links are used rhetorically. Categories as navigation. Figures and tropes.

Procedural rhetoric and video games. Bogost, et al. How video games persuade, prompt desired actions, forbid others.

A rhetoric of UX: User Experience. The interface is designed not to facilitate but to facilitate in particular ways. It becomes a site of persuasion. Think moving through Target. Think moving through campus. We shape experience by shaping environments.

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