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Unformatted text preview: 2. Bitzer shifting to modern rhetoric as Aristotle shifted to classical rhetoric 3. Shift in emphasis from speaking or writing to criticism and analysis Building Blocks of Rhetorical Situation A. Exigence B. Rhetorical Audience C. Constraints -Fitting Response-Exigence: 1. An imperfection marked by urgency. An urgent problem! Exigence Continued Not all exigencies are rhetorical Exigence can be changed for the better by discourse Rhetorical Audience is not all listeners and readers Rhetorical Audience must be open to and interested in message Rhetorical Audience must be change agents...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course CRS 183 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '11