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The Rhetorical Act: Thinking, Speaking and Writing Critically / Edition 4
     

The Rhetorical Act: Thinking, Speaking and Writing Critically / Edition 4

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by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Suszn Schultz Huxman
 

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ISBN-10: 0495091723

ISBN-13: 9780495091721

Pub. Date: 01/29/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE RHETORICAL ACT: THINKING, SPEAKING AND WRITING CRITICALLY, Fourth Edition, teaches you how to craft and critique rhetorical messages that influence, inviting and enabling you to become an articulate rhetor and critic of the symbolic universe. The text combines thorough coverage of rhetorical criticism, media literacy, and strategic public speaking,

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THE RHETORICAL ACT: THINKING, SPEAKING AND WRITING CRITICALLY, Fourth Edition, teaches you how to craft and critique rhetorical messages that influence, inviting and enabling you to become an articulate rhetor and critic of the symbolic universe. The text combines thorough coverage of rhetorical criticism, media literacy, and strategic public speaking, providing a solid grounding in essential concepts while helping you hone your skills in each area.

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ISBN-13:
9780495091721
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/29/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. Prologue: "WHY STUDY RHETORIC?" Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF RHETORICAL ACTION. 1. A Rhetorical Perspective. 2. The Rhetorical Act. 3. Crafting Your Rhetorical Act. Part II: 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 III: CONTEXTS OF RHETORICAL ACTION. 8. Challenges Arising from the Audience. 9. Challenges Arising from the Subject and Purpose. 10. Opportunities and Challenges Arising from the Rhetor. PART IV: SPECIAL CONSTRAINTS ON RHETORICAL ACTION. 11. Understanding Evaluation. 12. Understanding Visual Rhetoric. 13. Understanding the Medium of Transmission. 14. Understanding Occasion. Epilogue: "WHAT IS RHETORIC?" Index.

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