Rhetoric: A User's Guide / Edition 1

Rhetoric: A User's Guide / Edition 1

by John D. Ramage
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321202120

ISBN-13: 9780321202123

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Longman

This book for advanced composition courses focuses on the theories of Kenneth Burke (rhetoric as “equipment for living”) in order to help students move beyond a mere accumulation of knowledge about the field of rhetoric and move toward a genuine ability to think rhetorically.

Presenting rhetorical theory as an

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This book for advanced composition courses focuses on the theories of Kenneth Burke (rhetoric as “equipment for living”) in order to help students move beyond a mere accumulation of knowledge about the field of rhetoric and move toward a genuine ability to think rhetorically.

Presenting rhetorical theory as an invaluable tool for construing and constructing everything from personal identity to political speeches to cell phone usage, John Ramage’s new guide stresses the real world applications of rhetoric and offers a focused, coherent treatment of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321202123
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Teacher’s Preface.

Introduction: The Way of Rhetoric.

1. Rhetoric and Identity.

2. Rhetoric and Persuasion

I: An Introduction to Argument and the Rhetorical Situation.

3. Rhetoric and Persuasion

II: Stases and Toulmin.

4. Rhetoric and Interpretation.

5. Rhetoric and Everyday.

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