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ComSt notes 2 - ComSt notes 1/16/09 1) Canons of Rhetoric...

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ComSt notes 1/16/09 1) Canons of Rhetoric 1. Invention i. Topic and background 2. Style 1. How info is said i. Plain-ethos ii. Vigorous- pathos iii. Middle- logos 3. Arrangement 1. Intro 2. Purpose 3. Body of arguments 4. Conclusion 4. Memory 1. Keep track of topic, style, and arrangement i. Mnemonics- chunking together so its easier to remember 5. Delivery 1. Voice, nonverbal info. Medieval and Renaissance Period 1- Most ppl were illiterate 2- Teach the word a. Letter writing i. World getting larger(population increase) b. Preaching i. Simplify the word
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Modern Period *Communication empirically grounded *Free speech *4 types in modern period 1. Classical a. Adapting classical practice 2. Psychological a. Link better comm. And thought b. Bacon’s distortions or “idols” of clear thinking i. The Tribe- careless thinking ii. Copy room study(Langer, 1979) >>1. No reason >>2. “in a rush” >>3. “have to make copies 3. Belletristic a. Comm. . as art i. Be well-read, active, use nonverbal cues
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