Criticisms Guide 4

Criticisms Guide 4 - Rhetorical Criticism Criticisms Guide...

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Rhetorical Criticism Criticism’s Guide Lecture by Erin McClellan What is the guiding theory in relation to each approach? Traditional Criticism o Persuasion o Consisting of tools and such that helped make it persuasive Dramatisitc Criticism o Human symbolic action o Language is reality o Language and symbols are used to covey meaning o Explain speakers motives o Frames: tragic and comic-drawing attention to something’s, but not others o Scene, scape-goat, self-reflection, drama, cycle, pentad, dramatism Narrative Criticism o Paradigm and rationality o Paradigm-a way of making sense of the world, sense through stories o Rationality-how do we explain it o Arguments-good reasons o Narrative paradigm-part of our being o Rational world paradigm-requires education, community of people as universal o NP-descriptive-common ground, people a part of the narrative, fidelity-rings true to our stories, experiences, and values, probability-coherence-does it make sense o RP-deliberative-make a decision, why argue=outcome, rules of arguments-guides
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course COMM 341 taught by Professor Christinemoore during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.

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