9780534560973

The Rhetorical Act Thinking, Speaking, and Writing Critically (with InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534560973

  • ISBN 10:

    0534560970

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/13/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part One: FUNDAMENTALS OF RHETORICAL ACTION. 1. A Rhetorical Perspective. 2. The Rhetorical Act. 3. Your Rhetorical Act. Part Two: RESOURCES FOR RHETORICAL ACTION. 4. The Resources of Evidence. 5. The Resources of Argument. 6. The Resources of Organization. 7. The Resources of Language. Part Three: PROBLEMS OF RHETORICAL ACTION. 8. Obstacles Arising from the Audience. 9. Obstacles Arising from the Subject and Purpose. 10. Obstacles Arising from the Rhetor. Part Four: SPECIAL CONSTRAINTS ON RHETORICAL ACTION. 11. Understanding Evaluation. 12. Understanding Visual Rhetoric. 13. Understanding Medium of Transmission. 14. Understanding Occasion. Appendix: Presentation Templates. Index.

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