Criticisms Guide 2

Criticisms Guide 2 - How we make it accessible and...

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Rhetorical Criticism Criticism’s Guide Lecture by Erin McClellan What is its focus? Traditional Criticism-Is interested in how a text, mainly a speech is persuasive; was it effective? Dramatistic-Is interested in the motive(s) of the speaker(s). how language and symbols are used to convey meaning on our reality. Narrative-Is interested in how stories are used to help us make sense of the world. They help us create communities and values. Metaphoric-Is interested in how our arguments can be in a metaphor.
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Unformatted text preview: How we make it accessible and meaningful to our audience. Social Movement-Is interested in why it is happening and how it is happening. What constitutes as a social movement? Feminist-Is interested in gender issues and inequality. The social construction of gender, and the consequences that stem from this. New Directions-Ideology-and how we frame/view our world. What counts as text? Many things we could look at: varity and complex....
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