Essential Guide to Rhetoric / Edition 1

Essential Guide to Rhetoric / Edition 1

4.0 1
by William M. Keith, Christian O. Lundberg
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0312472390

ISBN-13: 9780312472399

Pub. Date: 02/22/2008

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Gaining an understanding of rhetorical theory and its practical applications is a critical component to effective and competent communication. The Essential Guide to Rhetoric provides an accessible and balanced overview of the core historical and contemporary theories. It uses concrete, relevant examples and jargon-free language to bring these concepts to

Overview

Gaining an understanding of rhetorical theory and its practical applications is a critical component to effective and competent communication. The Essential Guide to Rhetoric provides an accessible and balanced overview of the core historical and contemporary theories. It uses concrete, relevant examples and jargon-free language to bring these concepts to life. The guide helps students move from concept to action with discussions of invention, the traditions of trope, argument and speech, among others. This handy guide is an excellent addition to the public speaking class, extending and deepening crucial concepts, and an indispensable supplement to the rhetorical theory class.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312472399
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
02/22/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
184,060
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.22(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Rhetoric in Theory

1. The Rhetorical Tradition

2. Elements of Rhetoric

3. Situations and Speech Types

4. Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

PART II: Rhetoric in Action

5. Argument/Persuasion

6. Organization

7. Style

8. Memory/Performance

9. Teaching Rhetoric

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Essential Guide to Rhetoric 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago