Reflection6-Bitzer Questions

Reflection6-Bitzer Questions - Leah Smith Reflection #6 a)...

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Leah Smith Reflection #6 a) Professor Bitzer explains rhetorical situation is several different things. He begins by conveying that rhetoric is situational but understanding the context and location is not synonymous with rhetorical situation. He further portrays rhetorical situation to not merely mean a persuasive situation where a speech can chance beliefs or actions. Bitzer finishes by addressing the historical situation will generate will generate rhetorical discourse but not in the sense from just present but from the situation that generates it. b) Rhetoric is a mode of altering relating because rhetoric comes into existence simply to produce an action or a change in the world. The rhetor becomes a mediator of change for the audience for a certain aspect created directly for that purpose. c) Rhetoric is situational because the people, place, events, objects and relationships is what dictates the words that are spoken. Certain situations call for different types of speeches to “answer” the question proposed by the specific circumstance. d)
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