Rhetorical Public Speaking

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Offers students an advanced approach to public speaking through a comprehensive discussion of rhetorical theory

This text begins by addressing Aristotle’s “Five Canons of the Art”–a means of covering the basics through the lens of rhetorical theory– and progresses into a sophisticated outline of understanding, constructing and delivering artful rhetoric. The book incorporates scholarship on mediated communication, pragmatic speaking genres, the rhetorical situation, and ...

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Overview


Offers students an advanced approach to public speaking through a comprehensive discussion of rhetorical theory

This text begins by addressing Aristotle’s “Five Canons of the Art”–a means of covering the basics through the lens of rhetorical theory– and progresses into a sophisticated outline of understanding, constructing and delivering artful rhetoric. The book incorporates scholarship on mediated communication, pragmatic speaking genres, the rhetorical situation, and aesthetic form. Rhetorical Public Speaking aims to encourage students to be engaged citizens of society.

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand Aristotle’s Five Canons of Rhetoric
  • Construct and execute speeches
  • Explore how they can use rhetorical speech in their daily lives

0205943586 / 9780205943586 Rhetorical Public Speaking Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205869367
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/18/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,097,303
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Canons of Rhetoric
Chapter 2: The Genres of Public Speaking
Chapter 3: The Rhetorical Situation
Chapter 4: Ethos

Chapter 5: Logos
Chapter 6:
Pathos
Chapter 7: Eloquence


2) Full Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Canons of Rhetoric
The First Canon: Invention
The Second Canon: Arrangement
The Third Canon: Style
The Fourth Canon: Memory
The Fifth Canon: Delivery

Chapter 2: The Genres of Public Speaking
Speeches of Introduction
Speeches of Identification
Speeches of Deliberation
Speeches of Solicitation
Speeches of Commemoration
Speeches of Enrichment
Speeches of Administration
Speeches of Advocacy

Chapter 3: The Rhetorical Situation
Exigence
Practical Judgment
Audience
Constraints
Speaker
Occasion

Chapter 4: Ethos
Persona
Evoked Audience
Identification
Distinction
Polarization

Chapter 5: Logos
Logical Reasoning

Chapter 6: Pathos
Utopia
Wasteland
Virtue
Vice
Saint
Sinner
Idol
Abomination

Chapter 7: Eloquence
Organizational Symbol
Poetic Categories

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