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WhatMakesAMemeRhetoricallySuccessfulPaper

== Getting Started ==
- WhatMakesThisRhetorical2016
- ObservingTheRhetoricalSituationOfATweet
- OverviewOfRhetoricalMessages
- TheTexualizedRhetoricalSituation

- NotesOnLongakerOnStyle
- NotesOnHistoricalLayersOfEnglish

== Argument ==
- NotesOnAnnotatingPisteisOfWebPages
- Exercise: AnalyzingPisteisOnThreeWebPagesExercise
- Some notes on PresentationalEnthymemesOnGoogle
- IntroToPresentationalEnthymemes
- ATheoryOfPresentationalEnthymemes
- PresentationalEnthymemesOnTheBSUHomePage - parts 1 and 2

== Memes ==
- AnIntroductionToMemes
- CollectingMemesExercise, parts 1 and 2
- [[http://erhetoric.org/memes/doku.php?id=characteristics_of_memes | Characteristics of Memes]]
- ShifmansMemeticDimensions
- CollectingMemesJET
- CollectingMemesCCB

==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)

== Elements of the rhetorical situation in detail ==
- immediate occasion
- exigence
- issue
- types of discourse that can be used to address the situation
- judicial - to make judgements on the past
- deliberative - to consider for the future
- epideictic - to praise or blame, celebrate, in the present
- forum and genre in that forum
- historical and cultural context in which the immediate occasion exists
- presuppositions are part of this cultural context that are (more or less) shared by rhetor and listener

>>=====Elements of Electronic Rhetoric =====
==ENGL 3179-5179 Fall 2017==
CourseStatement | CourseSyllabus | AboutThisWiki | [[http://biro.erhetoric.org Morgan's Wiki]]

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==== Dec 5 ====
- Last class meeting: The Value and Future of Memes
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== Notes==
A meme is not a single artifact but a group of artifacts with shared characteristics of imitation. We are interested in memes as rhetorical artifacts, created in response to a common, shared rhetorical situation that is capped by the meme. p 39

- [[http://erhetoric.org/memes/doku.php?id=characteristics_of_memes | Characteristics of Memes]]
- ShifmansMemeticDimensions

Shifman defines memes and details the shared characteristics - memetic dimensions - she sees operating in them. Then presents an example of how to roughly analyze how those shared characteristics are spread by imitation. Her terms of analysis

- content
- form
- stance
- participation structures
- keying
- communicative function

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