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Unformatted text preview: words. 3. Explain the idea of exigence. 4. Explain what Bitzer means by rhetorical audience. 5. Carefully read Bitzer’s explanation of ‘constraints,’ which he uses that term in an unusual way. What does Bitzer mean by ‘constraints’? 6. What does it mean for a response to be “fitting”? 7. What does he say about rhetorical situations ‘maturing’ and ‘decaying’? What examples does he give? 8. Provide an example of a contemporary ‘rhetorical situation’ explaining the exigence, the rhetorical audience, and at least 2 constraints. Is this situation maturing? Has it decayed? Explain your response....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course COMM 3300 taught by Professor Vogelaar,a during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08