Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Comm 541 Methods of Rhetorical Criticism

An examination of philosophical and conceptual bases of contemporary rhetorical theory and their implications for the conduct of rhetorical criticism. Selected approaches to criticism examined, along with exemplars for analysis. Special attention given to critical invention, and to the social positioning of the critic. Students will select and examine a specific example of contemporary rhetoric.




Prerequisite: Sp 511.
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