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February 21, 2008 I. Making War Rhetorically a. Momentous decision-rationally determined to go to war b. Narrative account-exact opposite (argument to go to war and accounts of this decision c. Unanimity of purpose-argumentative theme that all individuals need to come together to be single-minded in that purpose d. Strategic misrepresentation-any one message can’t contain every single bit of truth (how your given certain info, but not other info) Interpretation of existing info i. Ex. Leave out fact that Lucientania had ammo and was fair game to be sunk by Germans II. Mythic War a. Freud-infantile psyche-biological urgencies b. Jung-connect to divinity-student of Freud; remember dreams; didn’t limit dreams to infantile part of brain; all humans connected in collective unconscious which has all our ideas c. Jungian myth-Argue that peple that are thousands of miles away from each other has same story i. Archetypes: use them to describe collective unconscious; cosmic structural forms; infinite in nature
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course COMM 340 taught by Professor Dr.dorsey during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Comm and Pop - February 21, 2008 I. Making War Rhetorically...

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