Rhetorical Criticism Review Chapter 3 part 2

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Rhetorical Criticism Review Chapter : part 2 4. (Stoner & Perkins, Chap. 3) What is analysis? (Note that we will return to this concept in more detail in a later chapter.) What are its goals? What is a search model, in the context of rhetorical criticism? Why would anyone analyze an artifact using several different search models, or theories? Analysis- A way of thinking, the process of systematically discovering, identifying and articulating the various parts of the message and the relationship of those parts to one another. serves to make visible the key elements of the message and the interactions of those parts that create specific effects in audiences. A search model- is an organized set of related concepts that provide a critic with a ready made
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Unformatted text preview: set of topics to examine of questions to ask about a message 5. (Stoner & Perkins, Chap. 3) What is interpretation? (Note that we will return to this concept in more detail in a later chapter.) What is the "so what?" question? Why is this "your most important task as a critic" (p. 36)? What role does making arguments have in one's interpretation phase? Interpretation is drawing conclusions about the rhetorical patterns you discover in the analysis so that something significant is learned from the analysis, the process of deciding what it means that the rhetor used the particular devices you discovered in the analysis phase. Answers the so what? question that comes from the analysis phase....
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  • Spring '14
  • Dr.Kimble
  • Logic, Rhetoric, rhetorical criticism, Rhetorical Criticism Review

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