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Outline_20th_Cen_ove - 2 McKerrow Critical Rhetoric Major periods of development in rhetorical theory and education in the 20th century s 1900-1920

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UNIT IV: 2OTH CENTURY RHETORIC Late 19th and early 20th century. heavy elocutionist influence. 5 main trends of rhetorical studies emerge by end of 20th: 1. Studies concerned with examining rhetoric’s use in the promotion of healthy human relations. I.A. Richards , Kenneth Burke prescription for better relations 2. Rhetoric against the claims of science Richard Weaver culture. Stephen Toulmin 1
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fact-value dichotomy. Study of the “rhetoric of science 3. Rhetorical studies concerned with pragmatic understanding of rhetoric’s role in society. promote understanding and appreciation of rhetorical artifacts. Cornell School. Lloyd Bitzer Edwin Black. 4. rhetoric is viewed as informing all human communication. rhetoric as a tool used by humans. conceptions, not perceptions. Burke Weaver McGee 5. Rhetorical study as political activism.
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Unformatted text preview: 2 McKerrow, Critical Rhetoric Major periods of development in rhetorical theory and education in the 20th century. s. 1900-1920: Pivotal: 1915: Public Speaking James A. Winans 1920-1940: Pivotal: 1925: Studies in Honor of James A. Winans. . . . 1940-1965: Pivotal: 1. 1943: William Norwood Brigance’s A History and Criticism of American Public Address 2. This period also saw expansion of meaning of rhetoric. Donald Bryant : Kenneth Burke : discourse influences our world view. 3 Chaim Perelman Rhetoric offers a way to reason about beliefs. Richard Weaver : Language is Sermonic (1963) No utterance is value free. 1965 and beyond: Pivotal: 1. Edwin Black , Rhetorical Criticism: A Study in Method 1965 2. began to see the influence of New Left activism Foucault : Derrida : McKerrow : 4...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2010 for the course COMM 2064 taught by Professor Jimkuypers during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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