CA 374 May 3 - Charles Griffin - The Rhetoric of Form in...

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Charles Griffin - “The Rhetoric of Form in Conversion Narratives” o Burke on form Syllogistic form – logical progression of events Qualitative form – what are they feeling, what are they thinking? Together it tells the complete story. Holstein on the outside is successful and becoming more powerful but there is a tension on the inside and the reader can see what he is feeling before, during, and after he converts Evangelical Conversion - David Duke o Controversial Past – worked for the advancement of white people in the 1980’s. Was also a Rep for Louisiana. Then became governor of LA. o Difference - Critical Question o Brian McGee – says that the success that Duke was able to achieve is really unprecedented o McGee looks at a campaign video about Duke. o LA was a predominantly Catholic but then the Protestants came and there was a strong evangelical population which Duke successfully targeted - Louisiana and Christianity Witnessing and Conversion - Being born again
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course COM ARTS 374 taught by Professor Melissa during the Spring '11 term at Wisconsin.

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CA 374 May 3 - Charles Griffin - The Rhetoric of Form in...

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