Ancient rhetorics for contemporary students 5th edition

Style, Memory, and Delivery Chapter Jun 10, Risa rated it liked it. The text itself is rather dull and uninteresting, but there were some pieces that I thoroughly enjoyed.

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The expanded glossary includes more terms and allows students easier access to complex topics at a glance. Figures that Interrupt Normal Word Order.

Overview Features Contents Order Overview. Martin Beamer rated it liked it Mar 22, Description Note Works Cited Chapter 8: It shows that rhetoric, as it was practiced and taught by the ancients, was an intrinsic part of daily life and of communal discourse about current events. Jan 30, Kristin rated it really liked it. Annabel conetmporary it it was ok Dec 22, Encomium and Invective, Description Exercises: There is a lot of excess information and though at times interesting, it was a bit too much in my opinion.

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Username Password Forgot your username or password? Nielsen Book Data Revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers.

Feb 20, Jason rated it it was amazing. Encomium and Invective Description Exercises: This book gives special emphasis to classic strategies of invention, devoting separate chapters to stasis theory, common and special topics, formal rhegorics, ethos, pathos, extrinsic proofs, and Aristotelian means of reasoning. May 21, Maria rated it liked it. As someone who skimmed the majority of the text, I really appreciated the abundant bold subheadings, the clear table of contents, and fro index as well as the glossary.

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A brief history of ancient rhetorics gives students necessary and interesting background information about their course of study. Click on a series 5tb to see the full list of products in the series.

However, the authors' liberal agenda was incredibly distracting, as was their constant switching between gender pronouns one minute it's "the rhetor, he" the next it's "the rhetor, she" Still, probably one of the better Rhetoric books out there.

But in the spirit of rhetoric, it is helpful to have things presented contrary sometimes, so you challenge your thinking about an argument. New examples of rhetoric at work in visual texts in contemporary culture range from an advertisement for a world hunger organization to flag lapel pins, illustrating how images and words can work together or even how images can stand alone to convey meaning in different rhetorical situations.

Style, Memory, and Delivery Chapter Nielsen Book Data Publisher's Summary Revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers.

Browse related items Start at call number: This is probably one of the best textbooks I have ever used. Their Differences and the Differences They Make.

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Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students, 5th Edition

Figures of Thought Borrowed from Invention and Arrangement. Liberal bias was a bit much to take but the authors Definitely a textbook, not something you'll want to peruse unless you are just dying contfmporary know how the ancient Greeks approached rhetorical analysis! The Common Topics and the Commonplaces: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Figures of Thought That Involve Audience.

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